Practice placement/opportunity

2864 Ashmun Street, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan - 49783

Opportunity type: Employee

Practice type:

  • Federally Qualified Health Clinic
  • General dentistry

Date available from: June 11, 2021

Opportunity and position description:

We're looking for a Staff Dentist who can contribute compassionate, patient-centered care in our rural community. This position is responsible for providing direct dental care services at our Sault Tribe Health Clinics located in the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our compensation package is competitive and market-based. This position offers benefits including health insurance, 401K, PTO, plus 11 paid tribal holidays. The work-week is Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm. The Staff Dentist is responsible for providing direct delivery of dental care at the St. Ignace Tribal Health Center Dental Clinic or Manistique Tribal Center Dental clinic. Doctor of Dental Science (DDS) or Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree upon graduation within 90 days of hire is required. Must be able to obtain a Michigan Dental License (without having to take clinical or written Boards) and be licensed in Michigan within 90 days of hire. Must obtain Drug Enforcement Agency License (DEA). Must have demonstrated the ability to learn business and managerial principles. Must have advanced training in general dentistry. Will need to develop knowledge of Indian Health Service (IHS) Dental Guidelines and Standards of Care and OSHA Regulations with regard to dental practice. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and clearly, verbally and in writing, by telephone and email and in a diverse range of audiences and settings. Must be able to work under pressure and handle difficult situations. Must be able to work extended hours when needed. Must be flexible and available to work various shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must have excellent organizational skills; organizing work, prioritizing tasks and managing time.

Additional opportunity information

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Full-time or part-time: Full time

Hours per Week: 40

Dental health shortage area?: Yes

Website: Website

Contact email:

Organization: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Contact name: Mary McLean

Daytime phone: 9066325200



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