Dentist - MarillacHealth

St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO

  • Specialty: Dentistry
  • Posted: 7/30/2020
  • Shift: Day Shift
  • Job Number: 20004764
  • Location: Grand Junction, CO



You bring your mind, body, heart, and spirit to your work as a Dentist.


You put your patients first, and are generous with your thoughts and voice because you know your opinion matters.


You love what you do, and value having the support, resources, and advanced technology to practice at the top of your game.


You are energized by the feeling that you belong to something bigger, the people around you aren't just colleagues, they feel like an extended family.


You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.




What began as a small organization for the uninsured has grown into MarillacHealth, a well-known, dynamic health care organization that provides primary medical care, behavioral health care, a full scope of dental care, optical services and discounted eyeglasses. One of 1,400 Community Health Centers nationwide, annually MarillacHealth serves over 10,000 patients (birth to the end of life), warmly welcoming the uninsured and under-insured, homeless persons and migrant farmworkers, persons on Medicaid, Medicare and some private insurances.


St. Mary's Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage in addition to retirement savings plans. CME benefits, malpractice insurance coverage, and license reimbursement are also included as part of your employment benefits along with paid days off.




Together, we'll improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.


We'll honor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. 


We'll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity. 


Your day.


As a Dentist at MarillacHealth, you'll assess the patient by taking pertinent dental and medical history, perform oral examinations, order and/or takes appropriate x-rays. Provide patient treatment and follow-up within the parameters of the Marillac Clinic Dental Program service policies. Refer patients to other dental professionals when situation necessitates. Educate patients on oral health.


  • You would practice at MarillacHealth in Grand Junction, CO
  • Your hours will be Monday - Wed, 8 am - 6pm; Thursday from 8 am - 8 pm and every other Friday 8 am -12 pm.


In this line of work every day is different, that's why you'll need to know how to:


  • Display self-direction and initiative in working to achieve goals
  • Be a Leader of the Dental team and give direction
  • Participate in quality assurance projects. Work closely with other dentists and administrative staff to set quality goals on an annual basis
  • Monitor the inventory of dental equipment and supplies, ensuring that quality, cost-effective equipment and supplies are ordered in a timely manner, with delegation and supervision of these duties as appropriate
  • Act as a representative of the Marillac Clinic with local dentists and their staffs, dental laboratories, service clubs and organizations, patients, and the general public, acting in a professional and responsible manner
  • Take part in appropriate CE to keep up to date in Dental techniques and to maintain licensure.
  • Participate with teaching of residents and students and maintain faculty status


Your experience.


We hire people, not words on paper. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:


  • A year of experience is preferred but not required (DDS, DMD)
  • Pediatric Experience Preferred
  • Current Colorado Dentist license and DEA License Required
  • Ability to successfully complete MarillacHealth's credentialing process


Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a Dentist on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


About the area

Grand Junction is a mecca for mountain bikers, wine aficionados, country music fans and outdoor enthusiasts who live life to the fullest.

Interested in joining us?

Dulcenea Davis

I would be happy to help you with any questions you might have about this position. You can apply online below or contact me, and I will get back in touch with you shortly.

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