Dental Director

Location: Atlantic City, NJ  |  Position Status: Full Time  |  Position Shift:

AtlantiCare Health Services, a federally qualified health center, has an exciting leadership opportunity for an experienced NJ-licensed dentist with a DDS or DMD to serve as Dental Director for a growing dental program.

Our Dental Director will serve as a practicing leader within our interprofessional care team. This role will allow you to maintain an active dental practice and see patients of all ages while serving as a department leader responsible for the direction and coordination of dental affairs, including quality management, program coordination of the dental team and site management. You’ll be able to use your extensive training, experience and vision to initiate quality improvement plans and policies that can extend our services and capabilities for the diverse patient populations we serve. And, you’ll have an active role in the education and precepting of dental students.

Come serve as the oral health champion for our communities, our system, our employed dental staff and dental students. Take your dental career further within our integrated health system, where you’ll have excellent support and resources to grow the dental network and build a multi-site dental practice that will make a tremendous impact on the overall health of the communities we serve.

We are seeking an experienced DDS or DMD dentist, preferably with additional master’s-level education in public health, healthcare administration or a related field. Successful candidates should have at least five years of dental or healthcare management experience with demonstrated knowledge or experience with regulatory compliance, as well as QA and risk management programs, standards and processes. Candidates should have current DEA prescriptive privileges and CPR certifications and be able to pass a background check with fingerprint clearance.

If you are looking for an opportunity with high potential with an organization that supports your potential and desire for work/life balance, then this is the opportunity for you. This position offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Generous PTO and personal time
  • Comprehensive medical benefits package
  • Other fringe benefits that include health, dental, prescription, life insurance, etc.
  • National Health Service Corps-eligible
  • Coverage under Federal Tort Claim Act

Southeastern New Jersey is a beautiful place to live and work with pristine beaches and welcoming neighborhoods located on or near the water in Atlantic, Ocean and Cape May counties, from rural to urban settings. Enjoy access to excellent public and private schools in a region that abounds with history, culture, the arts, entertainment and recreation.

Come be part of an organization renowned for medical innovation and performance excellence. Here, you’ll work with a team of like-minded colleagues and an exceptional staff in a collaborative environment. Best of all, you’ll be backed by a health system that values your opinions and contributions and that respects your need for work/life balance and desire to make an impact.

AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Heather Gavitt
Heather Gavitt
Provider Talent Acquisition Partner
Applicants only. We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from recruiters/search firms.

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We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.

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The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.