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General Dentist

Company: Community Health Center of Lubbock
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

The General Dentist provides direct patient care to children and adults. The general dentist is responsible for repairing and removing teeth, diagnosing conditions and communicating with patients about how to best care for their teeth and gums. Duties include:Fixing or removing damaged teethFilling cavitiesPerforming exams and evaluating x-rays to determine a patient's healthDeveloping treatment plans to deal with any dental health issuesAdministering or prescribing medications to decrease pain and improve patient healthInteracting with patients and instruct them on proper oral careMeasuring and fitting dental appliancesReferring patients to a specialist if neededEducation: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from an accredited dental programLicensure: Current license to practice dentistry in the State of Texas and a current DEA. Current in Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS)Experience: Prefer experience but will consider new graduate.Expertise: Knowledge in all areas of general dentistry.Language: English; bilingual (English/Spanish) preferredTravel: Occasionally; valid Texas drivers' license and current auto insurance required; must have reliable and safe transportationKNOWLEDGE/SKILLSUnderstanding and commitment to HIPAA rules and regulationsFosters a positive work environmentEffective January 13, 2022, CHCL will require all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an approved medical and/or religious exemption.BENEFITSOur staff enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes the following benefits:Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceHealth Savings AccountCompany Paid Life Insurance403(b) Retirement PlanHoliday PayPaid Time Off BankCompany Paid Long-Term Disability InsuranceCompany Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance162 Bonus PlanLoan RepaymentContinuing education allowance and time offEmployee Assistance Program and Emotional Health Support LineExtended Medical LeaveBereavement LeaveLegal InsuranceSign-On BonusGym Membership DiscountProfessional Liability InsuranceWorkers' Compensation InsuranceIncentive ProgramCHCL's mission is to provide quality primary and preventative health care services to those in need. If you are aligned with CHCL's mission and love working in a fast-paced clinic setting, please apply today.**CHCL is not an H1B Cap Exempt Employer**CHCL is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Community Health Center of Lubbock, Lubbock , General Dentist, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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