The Department of Dentistry at Denver Health is recruiting for a Pediatric Dentist to join our Community Health Center team. The Dentistry Division at Denver Health consists of 10 dentists, 2 oral surgeons, 7 GPR residents, dental hygienists and a full complement of outstanding support staff. Denver Health’s dental team is part of a fully integrated network of 8 community health centers, 16 school-based clinics, and a Level I 525-licensed bed hospital with a mission of providing access to quality preventive, acute, and chronic health care for all citizens of Denver, regardless of ability to pay. Denver Health is affiliated with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and serves as a training site for CU Dental students and Denver Health Dental and Oral Surgery residents.
The successful candidate will provide preventative, urgent and comprehensive dental care for our pediatric dental patients including but not limited to fillings, crowns, extractions, etc. Responsibilities will also include supervision of dental students. One plus years of experience preferred but not required.
Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:
- High quality of life with Monday-Friday hours
- Academic appointment with the University of Colorado
- Resident and dental student teaching opportunities
- Digital imaging, availability of specialist referrals, and EDR (Dentrix)
- Competitive salary/benefits
- Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year
Denver Health provides Level I care for all, regardless of ability to pay and is a model for other safety net institutions across the nation. As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health has provided billions of dollars in uncompensated care.
Providers interested in this opportunity should apply online or submit CV to:
Aaron Ortiz, Physician Recruitment
Denver Health & Hospital Authority
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of dentistry. Experience: Typically less than three years of experience after completion of education. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of the principles, standard practices, and techniques of dentistry sufficient to be able to provide dental care and information regarding preventative dentistry and oral hygiene. Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, objectives, safety and infection control standards sufficient to be able to maintain the expected level of efficiency. Skill in exercising initiative, judgement, and decision making in solving problems and meeting organizational objectives. Skill in diagnosing dental problems and developing treatment plans. Skill in communicating and presenting factual information related to the work assignment. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, organizations and the public. Skill in maintaining and organizing departmental records, records, reports and files. Skill in adapting new information relative to the work assignment through educational seminars, meetings, and staff meetings. Certificate/License/Registration: Current Colorado dental licenses. Current BLS. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”