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Cleveland, Ohio Full Time Posted: Thursday, 18 July 2019

Neighborhood Family Practice is a health center with a family practice approach. Our dentists, doctors, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and behavioral health therapists provide care that is based on the needs of each person in a respectful, confidential, and caring manner.

Neighborhood Family Practice is a great place to work! We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and is diversified Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Summary (Full-Time and part time available):

  • Provides clinical dental services and preventive dental care in a community health center setting.

Essential duties and responsibilities which must be performed in order to carry out the position purpose summarized above:

(The following description is a general representation of the key duties and responsibilities of this position. Other duties may be assigned, as required.)

  • Examines individuals requesting care, diagnoses their dental/oral conditions, prescribes and carries out or directs others in carrying out, appropriate dental/oral treatment, or refers individuals for specialty consultation or treatment in conformance with approved clinical protocols and guidelines.
  • Records patient-dentist transactions as they occur in the patient's EMR.
  • Educates individuals in the nature of oral health related conditions and in the general promotion of oral health related disease prevention.
  • Fully inform patients of the risks and benefits of any suggested procedure.
  • Participate in developing and maintaining quality assurance methods.
  • Travels and attends meetings as necessary to represent NFP.
  • Supervise and integrate aspects of patient care utilizing medical home model of care.
  • Responsible for personal full compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and NFP rules, regulations, protocols and procedures governing the practice of dentistry and the clinical provision of dental care as well as those relating to, but not limited to, personnel issues, work place safety, public health and confidentiality.
  • Work as a team member to support NFP as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).


Specific knowledge, training or skills required to perform the duties of this position. Specific concepts, courses, training programs or required certifications:

(To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Board Certified DMD/DDS (licensed to practice in the State of Ohio).
  • Current BLS certification required.
  • Current DEA licensure.
  • Meet Board and State requirements for continuing professional education.
  • Demonstrated understanding of public health policy and practices; familiarity with medical home model of care.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • In-depth emotional intelligence: demonstrated self-awareness, accurate self-assessment, sensitivity and empathy, openness, reliability and consistency. Demonstrated cultural competency and understanding of underserved populations.
  • In-depth collaboration and coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and generate results.
  • Computer proficiency: application of EMR and related functional software.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.

Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices.
  • Demonstrated ability to walk, sit or stand for long periods of time. Bending, stretching required. Lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Work environment is stressful at times.

Previous experience that is necessary background to qualify for this position:

  • Dentistry experience in a community health center, preferred.


Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Human Resources
7/18/2019 8:05:43 AM

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