Company Description: Community Health Programs is a network of health centers and caring professionals that provide outstanding primary and preventive care for patients of all ages. What’s truly unique to CHP is our broad spectrum of support services that extend beyond medical and dental issues to strengthen families and improve children’s well-being. The region is a federally designated rural community and a Medically Underserved Population Area.
Community Health Programs embraces its role as a nonprofit health care provider and community partner. We are a leader in the communities we serve by providing high quality healthcare, dental services, wellness education and family support services. CHP outreach provides free health screenings, insurance enrollment assistance as well as information so people can learn how to take better care of themselves and their families.
Dentists - Full Time & Temporary- Pittsfield & North Adams
North Adams, Pittsfield
Full license - Preference: Preferred
Community Health Programs seeks a Staff Dentist to join our dental practice, located in the heart of Berkshire County. The
Dentist is responsible for providing routine and preventative dental care to CHP patients as well as emergency and surgical
dental procedures. The Dentist will support positive patient outcomes through promotion and education of oral health and
The Staff Dentist contributes to a work environment that is caring, collaborative, and innovative. This person will support
CHP’s mission, vision, and values and will adhere to compliance protocols as well as CHP’s policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Provides routine and preventative oral care; examines, diagnoses, and treats dental/oral conditions; carries out-or
directs others in carrying out- appropriate dental/oral treatment, or refers patients out for specialty consultation.
• Records patient encounters as they occur in the patient’s dental record; educates patients on oral health related
conditions and disease prevention through outreach opportunities; oversees the administration of appropriate dental
care by dental support staff.
• Performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve organizational goals and objectives as appropriate to the
practice of dentistry; engages in ideas and activities specific to patient satisfaction.
• Ability to interact with others with tact and diplomacy; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of status
or position; contribute to a positive team spirit; balance team and individual responsibilities; display highest degree of
professionalism and ethics.
• Respond appropriately to patient needs; manage difficult or emotional patient situations in a way that instills trust and
respect; solicit feedback to improve performance.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities; work well under pressure; complete tasks correctly and on time with limited
supervision; step in when needed and cross train for additional site coverage; respond promptly to requests for service
and assistance; confidence in leading and instructing others; ability to delegate effectively
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations; respond well to questions; complete
administrative duties accurately and timely.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts; solve practical problems; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
• Punctual and reliable; ability to maintain schedule commitments.
• Spanish speaking/bilingual is a plus.