The Center for Oral Health (COH) is a nonprofit, California-based organization dedicated to promoting public oral health, with a focus on children and vulnerable populations. COH collaborates with national, state, and local partners to develop innovative community-based strategies for improving the oral health.
COH is an equal opportunity employer committed to staff diversity.
Current Job Openings:
Job Title: Dentist
Reports To: Dental Director
Effective Date: TBD
Position Status: Part-Time
Pay Range: DOE
Location: Los Angeles/Inland Empire/Big Bear, CA
We are looking for a Per Diem general dentist to join Center for Oral Health. Our long-standing organization thrives on providing excellent customer service and care to our wonderful patient base. We offer state of the art services and are looking for the right professional to join our non-profit. Great opportunity for the right candidate to join a unique working and learning environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Provide the community with General Dentistry services
•Demonstrate clinical excellence by ensuring that every patient receives a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan
•Provide clinical support and leadership in the practice
•Work with and communicate with Specialists by referring to Endodontists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Orthodontists, Pediatric Dentists, and Periodontists for patient's needs
Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University
- Active State Dental Board license
- Current Malpractice Insurance
- A determination to achieve financial success
- Seeking experienced dentists for this opportunity
Other Skills & Qualifications
Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to manage the diverse tasks and interact with the varied constituencies involved in the programs
Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Current DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University, license to practice in California. License must be in good standing with the Dental Board of California.
Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.
Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work in the County of Los Angeles.
TB Screening: upon hire and periodically thereafter. TB clearance is a strict requirement for this position.
Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented. Travel may be required on a local, regional, or national level for program implementation, program activities or attend conferences related to the programs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.
To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.
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