Staff Dentist

Exempt, Full Time Position


Date Posted: May 2022

Department: Dental

Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program


Since 1970, CHS has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking an experienced Staff Dentist for the Dental Department.  Reporting to the Clinical Director, the Staff Dentist provides comprehensive dental care with an emphasis on primary preventative services and provides high quality treatment of disease and/or injuries.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Be a graduate from an accredited dental school with a valid license to practice dentistry in the state of Connecticut

  • Have or be eligible to obtain a valid DEA and state narcotic registration

  • Possess a deep knowledge of professional dental practice coupled with a record of providing high quality, comprehensive dental care to patients according to established standards, protocols and practices

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse patient population in a collaborative environment.

  • Be able to make evidence-based clinical decisions and comply with department and organizational quality measures

  • Have time management skills able to maintain the timely flow of patients

  • Possess experience and skill working with electronic health record systems

  • Be able to maintain timely, thorough and accurate written clinical documentation

  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively with patients, peers, and other stakeholders both orally and in writing

  • Demonstrate superior customer service skills

  • Have proven success handling confidential information

  • Have a resourceful, problem-solving attitude and the willingness to be accountable

  • Be comfortable working with diverse patient and staff populations and have alignment with the organizational mission

  • Be willing to perform other duties as assigned

Candidates with at least 3 years’ experience working in a dental practice and/or with diverse socio-economically disadvantaged populations are strongly preferred.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

CHS requires all new employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to starting employment with CHS unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.