Are you looking for a great quality of life and a rewarding professional opportunity?
Uncompahgre Medical Center (UMC) is a Community Health Center in southwest Colorado that is seeking a Dental Director to lead the clinical staff and program to ensure that the highest quality oral health care is provided to our community.
This position requires a minimum of 32 hours direct patient care and participates in management level decision-making with special attention paid to underserved populations, clinical implications and public health.
• Function as the clinical leader for the oral health program. Provide clinical oversight and direction to all dental services, including primary, secondary and preventive dental care, and related functional areas.
• Ensures that the mission and goals of the organization are realized through the professional and effective delivery of oral health services.
• Manages all budgetary and personnel related functions, provides general dentistry services, identifies unmet oral health needs, optimizes available resources, and facilitates systemic change.
UMC has successfully subsidized care for underserved adults and kids since its inception in 2008 with a patient mix that spans from Medicaid/CHP, uninsured and commercially insured. If you have a strong desire to make a difference in the community and significantly impact the quality of life of your patients, you will thrive at UMC. We are a frontier clinic with 3,000 annual dental visit, four chairs, EDR, a stable IT platform and up-to-date equipment. UMC’s progressive care delivery model integrates Oral, Medical and Behavioral Health under one roof. The clinic is open 5 days per week, and is located in a beautiful, rural region with vast tracts of public land and outdoor recreational opportunities. UMC is 35 miles from Telluride, a world class mountain resort.
Service area in SW Colorado represents small remote communities and is located approximately 35 miles from Telluride, CO. Outdoor recreation abounds: skiing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, river rafting and more.
Position may be eligible for loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps or the Colorado Health Service Corps.
A more detailed job description is available upon request.
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