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Pediatric Dentist – Denver Health Pediatric Dental Residency

by | Dec 21, 2021

The Department of Dentistry at Denver Health is recruiting for a Pediatric Dentist to join our Community Health Center team and the Denver Health Pediatric Dental Residency.  The Dentistry Division at Denver Health consists of 3 pediatric dentists, 12 general dentists, 2 oral surgeons, 10 GPR residents, 8 OMFS residents, 4 pediatric dental interns, 17 dental hygienists and a full complement of outstanding support staff.  Denver Health’s dental team is part of a fully integrated network of 10 community health centers, 19 school-based clinics, and a Level I 525-licensed bed hospital with a mission of providing access to quality preventive, acute, and chronic health care for all citizens of Denver, regardless of ability to pay. Denver Health is affiliated with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and serves as a training site for CU Dental students and Denver Health Dental and Oral Surgery residents.

The successful candidate will provide preventative, urgent and comprehensive dental care for our pediatric dental patients including but not limited to fillings, crowns, extractions, etc.  Responsibilities will also include supervision of dental students and instruction/supervision of GPR residents.  One year of experience is preferred.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • High quality of life with Monday-Friday hours
  • Academic appointment with the University of Colorado
  • Resident and dental student teaching opportunities
  • Loan repayment opportunities through NHSC/CHSC
  • Digital imaging, availability of specialist referrals, and EDR (EPIC/Wisdom)
  • Competitive salary/benefits
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year

Denver Health provides Level I care for all, regardless of ability to pay and is a model for other safety net institutions across the nation.  As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health has provided billions of dollars in uncompensated care.

Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents, contributions reflective of the needs of our community. We are an institution committed to anti-racism in our workplace hiring practices and policies; diversity, equity, and inclusion constitute the fabric of our work culture. Diverse teams in an inclusive environment make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems, adapt to change, produce better outcomes and are fundamental to our innovation. We actively foster a culture of inclusion in order to enhance the quality of care and safety for each patient at Denver Health. We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified, diverse individuals representative of our community, to draw on the wisdom of a workforce that reflects our community and better understands and meets the needs of those we serve.

Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex assigned at birth, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, physical characteristics, family status, pregnancy, genetic information or veteran status or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws with respect to any offer, or term or condition of employment. Denver Health promotes diversity in its workforce at all levels of our organization.

Providers interested in this opportunity should apply online or submit CV to: 

Aaron Ortiz, Manager, Provider Recruitment
Denver Health Medical Center
(303) 602-4992