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UT Health Staff Dentist, UT Dentists - Dental Service Research and Development Plan (DSRDP) Faculty Practice Plan in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Staff Dentist, UT Dentists - Dental Service Research and Development Plan (DSRDP) Faculty Practice Plan

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Staff Dentist

UTHealth School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 20000042

UT Dentists, the dental faculty practice of The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, located in the Texas Medical Center is accepting applications for a part-time (0.8-1.0 FTE), benefits-eligible, Staff Dentist position. Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree and hold a current Texas Dental License.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Examine, diagnose and treat individuals requesting dental/oral care; prescribe and perform dental/oral treatment, and/or refer individuals for specialty consultation or treatment in conformance with approved clinical protocols and guidelines. The Staff Dentist is responsible for providing clinical care to UT Dentists patients while working closely with dental faculty providers regarding patient care coordination and referral management.

Preferred Scheduled Work Hours & Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 8am - 5pm



Current Texas State Dental License.

Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Proficient experience with Electronic Health Record systems

Minimum Education:

Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree from accredited dental school. Completion of an accredited General Practice Residency (GPR) Program, preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Comprehensive knowledge of primary dental care, CDT coding and standard documentation guidelines. Experienced in treating both children and adults; proficient understanding of clinical operations in a private practice setting. Experience with dental practice health record systems and digital imaging. Nitrous certification, preferred.

Proficient or conversant in Spanish, a plus.

Instructions to Applicants: Please complete online application along with a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) professional references.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


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