The Department of Dentistry at Denver Health is recruiting for a Pediatric Dentist to join our Community Health Center team and Pediatric Dental Residency. The selected dental provider will provide pediatric dental care at our Wellington Webb Pediatric Dental Clinic and 1-2 days per week practice at one of our community health clinics in Denver, CO. The Dentistry Division at Denver Health consists of 4 full time pediatric dentists, 10 intermittent pediatric dentists, 12 general dentists, 3 oral surgeons, 10 GPR residents, 11 OMFS non-categorical interns/residents, 4 pediatric dental interns, 8 pediatric dental residents, 17 dental hygienists and a full complement of outstanding support staff. Denver Health’s dental team is part of a fully integrated network of 10 community health centers, 19 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. Pediatric Dental services are provided at six of our clinic sites in the Denver Metro Area. 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 and instruction/supervision of pediatric and GPR residents. One year of experience is 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
Loan repayment opportunities through NHSC/CHSC
Digital imaging, availability of specialist referrals, and EDR (EPIC/Wisdom)
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.
Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents, contributions reflective of the needs of our community. We are an institution committed to anti-racism in our workplace hiring practices and policies; diversity, equity, and inclusion constitute the fabric of our work culture. Diverse teams in an inclusive environment make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems, adapt to change, produce better outcomes and are fundamental to our innovation. We actively foster a culture of inclusion in order to enhance the quality of care and safety for each patient at Denver Health. We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified, diverse individuals representative of our community, to draw on the wisdom of a workforce that reflects our community and better understands and meets the needs of those we serve.
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