Meridian Health Services
  • Richmond, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Dentistry
  • Complete benefits package offered

Want to make a difference in someone's life?

Join the Meridian Health Services team serving the community for over 35 years. We are a progressive healthcare organization specializing in "whole person" health integrating physical, mental, and social well-being.  

Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a full-time Associate Dentist for our health center located in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. This is a great opportunity to make an impact in the lives of others.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtains complete dental history and physical data on patients.
  • Performs a complete dental exam and assessment and records findings
  • Makes independent judgments in managing acute and long-term dental needs of patients.
  • Adheres to all HIPAA rules and statutes.
  • Maintains business & patient confidentiality.
  • Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.
  • Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Evaluates tests and examination results.
  • Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention and/or treatment.
  • Per licensing guidelines, administers medications and injections.
  • Interviews and advises patients regarding dental maintenance and oral health.
  • Refers patients as appropriate.
  • Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
  • Manages dental emergencies.
  • Provides monitoring and continuity of care between clinic visits as required.
  • Remains current in advanced practice changes within area, and where relevant, translates these findings into clinical practice.
  • Maintains CPR certification and re-licensure requirements.
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures concerning corporate compliance including privacy of protected health information.
  • Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  • Provides telephone consultation, follow-up phone calls and triage patient telephone calls.
  • Performs related work as required and other duties as assigned by Dental Director (CDO). 

We are seeking candidates with the following qualities: 

Education:  Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) from an accredited Dental School.

Experience:  Experience in Rural Dentistry or in a Community Health center setting preferred.

Certificate/License:  Possession of an Indiana State License to Practice Dentistry, CSR and DEA certificate. 

Meridian Health Services provides the following benefits: 

  • Health, dental, vision plans
  • Merit Based Compensation Plan
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Voluntary benefits, including critical illness, short term disability, etc.
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Wellness plan
  • Professional development funds
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life balance oriented organization
  • NHSC Designated Location for Loan Repayment

Drug screen, extensive background check, and fingerprinting are required.

Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.




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