Opportunity: Dentist - Lamesa
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Dentistry
Location: Lamesa, TX, USA
Region: 88 , Rural
Job Position Code: 250936  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 10/27/2021 10:37:45 AM  
J1/H1B Visa? Yes

 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary negotiable based on experience. Opportunity for Dental Director position within one year with additional pay.

Incentive Pay: Productivity Bonuses available
Student Loan Forgiveness:

NHSC.

Relocation Paid: Negotiable
Vacation: 96 hours of vacation and 10 holidays
CME: 32 hours and stipend
Call Coverage: After Hours Phone Calls
Other Benefits:

Excellent Benefits! This facility offers a progressive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Health, and life insurance
  • Opportunity for Dental Director position within one year with additional pay
  • 96 hours of vacation and 10 holidays 
  • 32 hours for CME and stipend
  • FTCA malpractice coverage
  • Retirement plan available 
  • Productivity bonuses available

 Job Description

In Lamesa, TX: The Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a passionate, mission oriented full-time Dentist who works as part of the dental provider team providing dental services to the patients of the Center.  The staff dentist performs complex dental work, which involves providing for the dental care, treatment, and welfare of patients.  May be responsible for the supervision of dental staff.

Job Overview:

  • Coordinates the implementation of dental functions in order to meet patient care needs and industry and agency standards
  • Appraises patient dental needs and correctional methods
  • Provides dental services to patients, including the application of fillings, extractions, x-rays, restorations, dental prostheses, as appropriate, and diagnoses and treats oral lesions
  • Refers those cases, which require specialist services, but maintains responsibility, assuring that continuity of care is provided
  • Performs other necessary duties as required by the community health center to meet the goals of providing primary dental care.
  • EHR: Dentrix

No agencies, please. TACHC does not accept solicitations from outside recruitment agencies.

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 Job Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • Must possess a valid unrestricted Texas Dental license
  • Must have a DDS or DMD degree from an accredited Dental Program
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred
  • Ability to pass credentialing process and qualify for FTCA malpractice insurance
  • Must be qualified in Basic Life Support techniques

Will accept new graduates!

Bilingual in Spanish & English preferred

Come make a difference in Lamesa!
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Community Overview

Lamesa is a smaller rural community of 9,000 individuals located 55 miles South of Lubbock, Texas and 45 miles to the North of Big Spring, Texas.

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 Contact Information
Contact: Jonathan Davis, Provider Services Specialist
Texas Association of Community Health Centers
5900 Southwest Parkway, #3
Austin, TX 78735
Email: jdavis@tachc.org
Phone: (512) 329-5959

 Practice Information
Practice Description :

This is a full time dental position in general dentistry with a 4 1/2 day work week.   Three chair operatory.    Dentrix / Dexis for the electronic dental software.   Practice to your level of skill/comfort.   Dental clinic co-located within 1/4 mile of organizational medical, behavioral health clinic.  Average 10-12 patients per day.    Dental hygienist onsite.

If you are interested in learning more, or if you have knowledge of an individual who may be seeking an excellent practice opportunity, please contact us.