My Community Dental Centers Inc

Float/Travel Dentist - Southwest MI (Greater Kalamazoo Area)

Job Locations US-MI-Coldwater
ID
2021-1421
Category
Clinical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

This position is a "float" or travel dentist role. The dentist will travel in the southwest region of Michigan and work in the following southwest Michigan dental centers: Coldwater, Battle Creek, and Sturgis. This position is open to full-time or part-time work. In order to meet the needs of both you and My Community Dental Centers (MCDC), this is intended to be a substitute position. The nature of the substitute position for you and MCDC is to work together to maintain as consistent a schedule as possible.

MCDC will provide travel expenses including mile reimbursement at the standard IRS rate, meal reimbursement, and reasonable hotel accommodations for trips over two (2) hours one-way. In response to the nature of the position, we have also created a compensation plan specifically for this position which will guarantee income (e.g. a minimum rate and cancellation rate). 

 

A little bit about My Community Dental Centers...

 

Compassion, community, culture, career...at My Community Dental Centers (MCDC), our focus is to provide you with these critical building blocks to help you succeed as a dentist. 

 

Compassion: During COVID-19, we rebuilt what it meant to be an employer. We put safety first and armed our providers and patients with the tools they needed to feel comfortable in the office. We pride ourselves on our patient-centered atmosphere where every patient...no matter what their knowledge of dentistry is, can come into our beautiful, state-of-the-art operatories and have a warm, comforting and quality dental experience.  

 

Community: MCDC is a non-profit organization with 34 centers around the state of Michigan. We are focused on Michigan residents who may not have access to great dental care...or any at all. We aim to serve the underserved and make sure that every Michigan family or person has quality dental care, no matter their income or insurance. We offer a sliding scale fee program and pride ourselves on our work within the Veteran community by offering a Free Dental Care Day to Veterans each November. 

 

Culture: We believe in Integrity, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. While each center operates with autonomy, we believe in giving our dentists the support they need to focus on dentistry! That means no hiring, no firing, no lab fees, no time spent on billing. What we do have is dentist study groups, regular meetings for collaboration, assistance (but not oversight) from our clinical and operations team plus every office has a full support staff!

 

Career: Our clinical team is dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a professional in your role. Whether you want to maintain your independence, work on a small team, or try a new location, we are here to help you achieve the next level in your career. With our competitive compensation plans (our dentists earn higher than the ADA average), incentive plans, Paid Time Off, 5% Retirement Plan, we want to make sure you have the life/work balance that supports a happy and healthy career.

 

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Sign-on bonus!
  • Compensation models with incentive plan
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays 
  • No weekends!
  • Generous health and medical coverage including wellness program/gym membership
  • Malpractice/Professional Liability Insurance covered!
  • Reimbursements for CE, professional memberships
  • Retirement Plan with 5% matching
  • 3 Student Loan Reimbursement programs

 

Career guidance from senior providers

  • Career opportunities for post-residency programs, specialties, hospital-based practice
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Advanced Technology

Responsibilities

What You Will Do:

 

  • Work in a community-based center to deliver diagnostic, preventative, restorative and surgical dental care services to our patients; 
  • Provide quality and compassionate dental work by overseeing the work of dental support staff (i.e. hygienists, dental assistants); 
  • Oversees clinical operation of the dental center(s) to ensure adherence to established policies and procedures, appropriate maintenance of equipment, appropriate control of inventory of dental supplies and appropriate adherence to safety and infection control protocols; 
  • Live the culture by effectively communicating with patients, parents and center staff to explain dental services and promoting a positive image our organization; 
  • Oversees the production of patient records in compliance with program policies.

Qualifications

What We'd Like to See From You: 

 

Education

Must have a Dental degree (e.g., Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or equivalent) from an accredited School of Dentistry.

 

Experience

Demonstration of skilled care and judgment in the practice of dentistry through at least one year successful practice of dentistry.

                                  

Passion                              

Must be ready to make a genuine and meaningful impact in your community! 

 

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