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General Dentist

Posted: 03/13/2022

Position Title: General Dentist

Position Type: Full-Time; Part-Time
Department: Dental
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: None
Status: Non-Exempt
Locations: Cashton & La Crosse

Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers is an independent, non-profit healthcare provider, caring for Western Wisconsin. Our Dental Department provides preventative, restorative and urgent care services. Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers is looking for full-time; part-time General Dentists to join our team. The individual will actively participate in quality improvement activities including documentation, standard development, scheduling review, and professional orientation/training/education for support staff. The candidate will also serve as adjunct faculty for the involvement of students from dental and allied health.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform preventive services, triage, restorative treatment, endodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery and/or referral of patients of the Health Centers during scheduled office hours and on call hours
  • Assess, diagnose, treat, and/or refer in accordance with the clinical protocols adopted by the Health Centers, participating educational programs, and relevant Wisconsin statutes and Federal regulations
  • Collaborate with other professionals in the Health Centers for consultation and/or referral
  • Work closely with assigned dental assistants and Dental Office Director to assure good work practices
  • Serve infants, children, adults, and elderly patients providing care to the well, injured, and ill in the Health Centers
  • Contribute to the development of documentation standards for quality improvement consistent with professional and Health Centers standards; and the performance of review activities for the quality improvement program
  • Participate with other clinical staff and patients in the development of quality improvement standards and clinical protocols
  • Serve as liaison between the Health Centers and participating educational programs
  • Participate in the design and delivery of orientation, training, and continuing education for the dental staff
  • Keep current in field through reading appropriate journals, attending educational opportunities and networking with peers
  • Attend OSHA training annually and observe policy and procedures are they pertain to OSHA standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge and location of SDS sheets, and the emergency medical kit, dental policy and procedure binder
  • Knowledge of/and requirements of the on-call procedure
  • Working knowledge of the EDR with direct responsibility of completing progress notes, billing procedures, and updating health histories on each patient
  • Knowledge of dental equipment and supplies needed for all procedures
  • Knowledge of coverage by Healthy Neighbor Plan, Forward Health and private insurances, along with required prior authorizations for services
  • Completion of chart audits quarterly
  • Knowledge and compliance of the dental department’s scheduling guidelines
  • Monthly meeting requirements with dentists, all dental staff, and bi-monthly meetings with Dental Office Director
  • Follows routine duties: time card punches, time card approval, emails, mailbox and voicemail
  • Promote the mission, vision and values of the organization in all interactions
  • Report to work as scheduled
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Licensure as a dentist in Wisconsin
  • Prescribing privileges and be licensed to prescribe prescription drugs
  • CPR certification


  • 401k Plan – 4% matching program
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer paid Short & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Leaves of Absence(s) - Personal, FMLA, Military, Military Family, Jury Duty
  • Staff Discount – 20% discount for employee & immediate family (some services not eligible)
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education – up to $4,500 annually and 40 hours (Contract Employee)
  • WI Licensure - Based on contract
  • Malpractice Insurance - SBCHC coverage
  • NHSC- approved site with Loan Repayment, if qualified

Scenic Bluffs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

For more information on this position

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  • Additional questions-(608) 654-5100

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