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Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 9:10 AM


CommuniCare Health Centers

PO Box 1260 Davis California United States 95617

Part Time

CommuniCare Health Centers is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing comprehensive patient-centered primary care services including medical, dental, substance abuse treatment, behavioral health and outreach services to the low income, multi-ethnic, uninsured and underinsured in the communities we serve. Based on a recent employee engagement survey, 91 percent of CommuniCare employees report being happy working at CommuniCare Health Centers and 93 percent of CommuniCare employees believe they have opportunities at work to learn, to grow and to develop.

We're looking for a dedicated dentist to provide dental services to clients at CommuniCare Health Center dental clinics. The clients are primarily low income, non-English speaking, Denti Cal recipients or uninsured.

Part time, 32 hours/week, Monday through Friday, one or two evenings per week may be required. Schedule may vary based on location in Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento and Esparto. Travel to different clinics may be required.


The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job, but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time with reasonable accommodation.

1. Serve as dentist to patients from all age groups who present a wide variety of dental problems requiring diagnosis, selection and management of appropriate care.

2. Coordinate and direct appropriate care by means of initial diagnosis, inclusive of prosthetic and surgical treatment and follow up.

3. Record complete patient visits, treatment and communication with patients in the dental record.

4. Participate in the quality assurance program established for the clinics as required.

5. Supervise dental assistant and dental hygiene staff assigned to the clinic, as necessary.

6. Perform administrative tasks required by clinic licensure.

7. Assist in the general oversight of clinic operations to ensure effective dental care, efficient working conditions, quality assurance and client focused services.


Education: Graduate of an accredited school of dentistry and current California DDS license.

Experience: Two years clinical experience required. Experience working with pediatric patients preferred. Demonstrated commitment to high quality dental care for low income populations. Demonstrated commitment to controlling costs, including specialty and hospital referrals.

Special Skills/Equipment: Bilingual Spanish, Russian, Southeast Asian language or East Indian language preferred. Current First Aid/CPR and DEA license required. Must provide proof of current driver's license and auto insurance. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care appropriate for the patients serviced in the clinic practice. Ability to operate all clinical equipment in use in the clinic site. Knowledge of TULSA system preferred. Effective communication skills and ability to encourage patient understanding of prevention practices and early diagnostic services.


CommuniCare offers a highly competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision and a pension plan. Clinics are located in Northern California in an area that offers outstanding school systems, a top rated university and many family-oriented cultural and recreational resources.

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