Dentist - Mission Children's Hospital in Asheville, NC

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

Mission Health Children's Hospital Seeks Full Time Dentist in Beautiful Asheville, North Carolina

Mission Children's Dental is currently seeking a Dentist to provide direct patient care to patients aged 6 months - 18 years in underserved communities across Western North Carolina. This is a growing practice of 5 Dentists which will be expanding to 7 Dentists working with an experienced team of dental assistants and support staff. This is a grant funded position budgeted through September 30 th , 2019, but is expected to continue based upon current volumes and projections. The position will rotate between OR and ToothBus days (travels to outlying counties and provides full dental restoration on a mobile unit set up as a full dental office). Dental home to many children in Avery, Swain, Rutherford, Yancey, Mitchell, and Transylvania counties. Dentist must have experience in residency training in dental surgery under general anesthesia. The practice provides comprehensive treatment and education to children and their families throughout Western North Carolina in non-tradition settings, including:

Job Highlights:
  • Comprehensive dental rehabilitation in the Operatring Room (OR) of 4 hospitals under general anesthesia.
  • Outpatient Care from 2 mobile dental offices, The ToothBus (Which are 2 40 ft RV's equipped as a traditional dental office on wheels).
  • Elementary Schools and Health Departments.
  • Involved in clinical protocol development, patient and community education and advocacy.

Requirements :
  • Two year Residency Training program required, Pediatric Residency preferred.

About Mission Health:

Mission Health, based in Asheville, N.C., is the state's sixth-largest health system and the region's only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health was recognized as one of the nation's Top 15 Health Systems in 2012 and 2013 by Thomson Reuters and Truven Health Analytics, respectively. Mission Health is one of only two medium-sized health systems to receive this recognition in 2012 and 2013, and the only health system in North Carolina to achieve that distinction. Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates five hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children's Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women's Health. Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center in Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, McDowell Hospital in Marion and Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. With approximately 8,800 employees and 700 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.

Quality of Life
Asheville, North Carolina, is consistently ranked among the top 15 places to live in the United States. Downtown Asheville is alive with art, theater, music, street festivals, fine dining and shopping. The scenic mountain location showcases the amenities of a large city while retaining the charm and friendliness of a medium-sized town.