Staff Dentist

Clinica Sierra Vista Fresno , CA 93707

Posted 2 months ago

Clinica Sierra Vista is one of the oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in California and the nation, having earned the trust of its patients, partners and the communities it serves over a 47-year history distinguished by rapid growth and innovation, exceptional primary-care physicians, and a reputation for treating the most vulnerable residents with respect and compassion.

If you have a servant's heart, consider a career with Clinica Sierra Vista, which opened out of a trailer in a field in 1971 but has grown to care for a diverse population of 150,000 patients.



  • Responsible for work place safety within dental department

  • Actively supports, promotes, and works to fulfill the mission, vision, and values of Clinica Sierra Vista by: exhibiting an appreciation and understanding of the organizations patients and staff, ensuring a welcoming and inclusive environment for patients and staff through actions and manners, effectively communicating CSV's vision and mission to staff and patients, demonstrating initiative and a positive attitude

  • Develop and maintain an environment that supports the dental staff by providing professional support, training, and supervision

  • Ensures availability and operation of necessary equipment and supplies for patient care

  • Maintains effective communication and working relationships with other employees and patients

  • Attend staff meetings

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Compliance - Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.

  • QA/QI - Participate in QA/QI activities and contribute towards the overall performance improvement of the organization.


  • Assume quality of care for all patients of CSV.

  • Adhere to the highest standard of dental practices, ethics and professionalism.

  • Examines patient to determine nature of condition, utilizing x-rays, dental instruments, and other diagnostic procedures.

  • Cleans, fills, extracts, replaces, and rebuilds teeth, using rotary and hand instruments, dental appliances, medications, and surgical implements.

  • Responsible for making models of replacement teeth (taking accurate measurements and precautions)

  • Provides preventive dental services to patient, such as applications of fluorides and sealants to teeth, and education in oral and dental hygiene.

  • Provide instruction on diet, brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides, and other aspects of dental care.

  • Administer anesthetics and write prescriptions for medications.

  • Maintain electronic documentation of all dental work.

  • Uphold all OSHA standards, rules, and regulations.


  • Maintain current knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to safe work practices.

  • Follow all safety procedures and report unsafe conditions.

  • Use appropriate body mechanics to ensure an injury free environment.

  • Be familiar with location of nearest fire extinguisher and emergency exits.

  • Follow all infection control procedures including blood-borne pathogens protocols.


  • Maintain privacy of all patient, employee and volunteer information and access such information only on a need to know basis for business purposes.

  • Comply with all regulations regarding corporate integrity and security obligations. Report unethical, fraudulent or unlawful behavior or activity


  • Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Dentist in the State of California

  • Current DEA license, or eligible to apply for DEA license

  • Current CPR certification

  • Comprehensive knowledge of primary dental care in an outpatient setting


  • Base salary (Commensurate with experience)

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance for physician and family (begins on first day of employment)

  • Relocation reimbursement

  • Loan repayment through the NHSC

  • Malpractice coverage through the FTCA/Federal Tort Claims Act

  • J1/H-1B visa candidates are welcome, CSV is cap exempt for H1-B and J-1 Visas

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