Managing Dentist

Opportunity

The Dentist role is an incredible opportunity for D.D.S or D.M.D’s who are looking for a flexible work environment that places a high value on providing holistic and people-centered care to communities who face barriers to accessing quality healthcare. This job is primarily day shifts. No call shifts, no weekend shifts, and no night shifts.  Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, with 401K options provided. This role qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Bring Hope and Health

Our mission is to show the love of Christ through bringing Hope and Health to underserved people by providing quality and compassionate healthcare.

About Us

We are a low income, comprehensive, primary-care clinic serving King and Snohomish Counties. Our services include integrated and comprehensive, medical, dental, and mental health counseling. Join our team and work alongside others who share a desire to find solutions for those who fall through the cracks of the system.

Purpose

Lahai Health is seeking a Dentist who aligns with our statement of faith to join our dental team as we care for those who are underserved in our local communities. They will provide direct patient care, manage the clinic and work to ensure that patients are connected to additional health care resources.

The Dentist will provide care at our fixed dental office in Lynnwood.  

Hours: Full-time 4 days per week (M, T, T, F), Non-Exempt

Salary: Hourly, based on experience

Summary of Benefits: Lahai provides comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance to all exempt and non-exempt employees working more than 30 hours per week. Lahai offers a voluntary 401K retirement plan to all full/part-time employees who are 21 years of age and older who are eligible to participate. PTO is accrued at a rate of .057 per hour for employees working over 20 hours per week and .025 for employees working less than 20 hours per week. Lahai recognizes 11 paid holidays and holiday pay is pro-rated based on the numbers of hours you are regularly scheduled to work.

Location: Washington – Lynnwood

Responsibilities:

Provide Direct Patient Care: Must be proficient in all aspects of general dentistry to serve patients.

  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Removable Prosthesis
  • Fixed Prosthesis
  • Restorative Care
  • Routine Oral Surgery
  • Oral Hygiene and Periodontics
  • Endodontics (anterior)

Engage in a Mission-Focused Team:

  • Maintain strong collaboration and communication through managing the dental team.
  • Promote and maintain a safe and professional environment in which to serve patients.
  • Provide constructive input to clinical administrative team members.
  • Provide overall leadership to Lahai dental team to live out mission.
  • Maintain regular supervisory meetings with individual staff and team to review work.
  • Develop and implement dental procedures.
  • Partner with the volunteer manager to recruit volunteers to help carry out activities that support the dental program and supervise volunteers responsible for these tasks.
  • Welcome all volunteers scheduled in the dental clinic each shift.
  • Offer clinical support as needed to volunteer providers.

Share the work and mission of the Lahai Dental Clinic with others.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited dental school.
  • Unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the State of Washington.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Washington DEA registration.

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience preferred or GPR/AEGD completion.

Proficiencies:

  • Knowledge of public health principles and practices preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills required.
  • Professional malpractice insurance obtainable.

Abilities:

  • Passion for serving the underserved.
  • Patient advocacy.
  • Flexibility in prioritizing department needs.
  • Work collaboratively with others.
  • Maintain current knowledge regarding best practices as well as standards of dental care.
  • Maintain current knowledge in all professional dental legal requirements and obligations based on local, state, and federal regulations and laws.
  • Local travel, as needed.

In carrying out these duties, the Managing Dentist will, at all times:

  • Perform job responsibilities in accordance with Lahai Health’s Statement of Faith and Mission Statement
  • Comply with federal and state regulations
  • Follow board policies and directives
  • Keep the Executive Director apprised of critical issues.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to employment@lahai.org.