General Dentist - Des Moines, IA

The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively recruiting for a General Dentist to work at a community health center  in Des Moines, IA.

Position Details:

  • Clinic Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM – 5PM; no weekends
  • Avg # of pts seen per day: 13 with additional hygiene checks
  • Number of operatories: 9
  • Laboratory: external laboratories used for fixed and removable prosthodontic cases
  • X-ray: Digital
  • Current Staff: 1 FT General Dentist, 1 FT Hygienist, 2 PT Hygienists
  • Call Schedule: After 6 months of employment, dentists are expected to take call in 2 week increments approximately 3x/year. Not required to go into clinic while on call.
  • Electronic record system: Dentrix
  • Additional info: diverse patient population with many Spanish-speaking patients and large pediatric patient population.

Required Qualifications:

  • DDS/DMD degree from an approved dental school
  • Current license to practice dentistry in the state of Iowa
  • Current license to prescribe narcotics used in patient care (DEA & CSA)
  • Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Certification
  • Eligible for hospital privileges
  • Ability to consistently meet the departmental work schedule as designated
  • Ability to treat patients of all ages within the scope of general dentistry
  • Ability to perform surgical extractions
  • Ability to perform anterior root canals

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish
  • Desire to pursue a long-term career in community health
  • GPR or AEGD residency completion
  • Interest and experience in pediatric dentistry and oral surgery

Benefits Offered:

  • Your experience and skills determine your base pay. The hiring range for this position is typically $136,000 - 170,000, though highly experienced candidates may earn up to $204,000 per year. 
  • Generous PTO accrual (equal to 5 weeks at end of 1st year) plus paid holidays
  • License/certification fee reimbursement
  • Paid time off for continuing education & continuing education reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • 401k with company match
  • Medical insurance - PHC Pays, on average, 80% of medical premiums for all plan types (employee, employee + family, etc.)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Flexible spending & health savings accounts
  • Supplemental accident & critical illness insurance
  • Discounts on pet insurance

Additional Info

  • Specialty: Dentist
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Des Moines

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