Star Community Health Federally Qualified Health Center LA is seeking 2 full time General Dentists for our Dental program. The Full Time Dentist will provide direct dental care to patients in the communities supported by our Health Center.
Our Health Center is affiliated with St. Luke's Dental Medicine Residency that are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
Our residents, faculty and Providers work together to provide excellent care for our patients and support each other in an environment of teaching and scholarly activity.
The Core Faculty positions are responsible for leading, administering, and supervising all aspects of the Dental Clinic Residency Program.
This position does not have preceptor responsibilities.
Candidates must be experienced DDS, DMD. A valid unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the state of Pennsylvania and evidence of current professional liability insurance. A current conscious sedation (Nitrous Oxide sedation) license is desirable. Five years of experience in a clinical setting is strongly recommended. Current certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support.
In joining Star Community Health, you will enjoy:
Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
Teaching, research, quality improvement and leadership development opportunities
A culture in which innovation is highly valued
Exceptional compensation package
Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance, CME allowance
Star Community Health Federally Qualified Health Center began in 2019 and continues to have an affiliation with St. Luke's University Health Network. Our Dentists can treat patients not only in the 3 offices and 3 Vans we currently have, but also are able to treat patients in the St. Luke's University hospital operating rooms. Our Offices are currently set up with HEPA filtration Systems. We have state of the art equipment and 21 Operatories combined in the three offices we have with Star Community Health.
Applicants only / No agencies, please
Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor J1 and H1B Visa candidates at this time
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Founded in 1872, St. Luke's University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $3 billion, the Network's service area includes 11 counties in two states: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. St. Luke's hospitals operate the biggest network of trauma centers in Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke's is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, the Network established the Lehigh Valley's first and only four-year medical school campus. It also operates the nation's longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 40 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 419 residents and fellows. In 2022, St. Luke's, a member of the Children's Hospital Association, opened the Lehigh Valley's first and only free-standing facility dedicated entirely to kids.
SLUHN is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare's five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. It is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World's Best Hospital. The Network's flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from Fortune/Merative 10 times total and eight years in a row, including in 2022 when it was identified as THE #2 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, St. Luke's was identified as one of the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN's information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. The Network is also recognized as one of the state's lowest cost providers.
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