We are seeking a General Dentist (GD) to join our dental department and provide exceptional dental care. This is a temporary 3-6 month contract opportunity with a nonprofit organization in Oakland that works with the underserved Native American population in the bay area! The ideal candidate is someone who possesses a sense of humor, demonstrates kindness and compassion towards patients of all ages, and is available to start within the next few weeks - 1 month.
2 roles are open! We have an opening for Pediatric Dentist (working with ages 0-11 years old) and another opening for General Dentistry! (12 - geriatric population)
Schedule: M-F with 1-2 Saturdays a month (Would have a modified schedule when working Saturdays- A day off during the week)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide high-quality dental services, including preventive screenings and oral health education.
Conduct comprehensive dental examinations and develop treatment plans.
Perform dental procedures such as extractions, endodontics, prosthetics, and restorative services within your expertise.
Interpret dental radiographs and lab results for effective communication with patients.
Instruct patients on post-treatment care, oral hygiene, and appropriate diet.
Maintain accurate patient records and update registration information.
Collaborate with the dental team and support clinical data collection and reporting.
Adhere to safety protocols and ensure a safe environment for patients.
Attend meetings and trainings as required.
Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
Comply with regulatory requirements and maintain necessary certifications.
Provide care on Saturdays and after-hour clinics when needed.
Foster positive relationships with patients, guests, and staff.
Diploma from an accredited School of Dentistry and a valid dental license in the respective state.
Current CPR certification.
At least two years of experience in providing dental care.
Strong clinical skills and proficiency in dental procedures.
Ability to work well with minimal supervision.
Excellent communication skills and professional demeanor.