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DescriptionNow is the time to join a fast growing organization. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and gain valuable experience, apply today! Overview


The Dentist in Training is a highly qualified dental student who will work with a designated owner doctor to understand and assist in implementing key processes and the clinical culture of the owner doctor. They will participate in dedicated shoulder-to-shoulder coaching, one-on-one mentoring sessions, and in select regionally-held Continuing Education opportunities. Their work will require critical thinking skills, research skills, people skills and dental assisting skills. This individual will proactively engage the owner doctor in establishing a common understanding of the owner doctor's clinical culture, patient outcomes, and standards of care.

* To understand the clinical culture of the owner doctor, which includes the owner-defined diagnostic philosophies and standards of care.
* To have a general understanding of the office operations.
* Commit to shoulder-to-shoulder coaching sessions with the owner doctor.
* Prepare patients for oral examination and assist clinicians and owner doctors in providing treatment.
* Communicate effectively with team members and patients.
* Address problems and issues with practical solutions.
* Proactively seek one-on-one mentoring sessions with the owner doctor.
* Choose to attend recommended regional Continuing Education workshops and events.
* Begin developing modern dental technology skills, including CEREC.
* Other duties as assigned.


* Enrolled in good standing in a DDS/DMD program.
* Associate degree or one-year certificate from college or technical school.


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience; prior coursework or on-the-job training in the fields of dentistry, health sciences, or business.
* Completed state-mandated procedures, as necessary: coronal polish, radiographic exposure, ultrasonic scaling for orthodontic procedures, pit and fissure sealant application.


* Strong desire and commitment to personal development.
* Results Oriented (Energetic self-starter; sets realistic goals; meets commitments; persistent, prioritizes to achieve results).
* Detail oriented, organized, process focused, problem solver, self-motivated proactive, customer service focused.
* Strong sense of personal responsibility for tasks assigned; ability to work with others & accept direction.
* Organizational ability by demonstrating a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. - Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems.
* Ability to communicate effectively and present information, both verbally and in writing.
* Ability to multitask effectively and work in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment, without compromising quality of work.
* Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures.
* Skills required include use of knowledge of WORD, EXCEL, and use of standard office equipment.


* This is primarily a sedentary office classification but may require field visits and driving. Temperature conditions are controlled with no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.
* The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
* There is occasional exposure to irate staff, vendors or patients.
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, keyboard, to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, see, talk and hear.
* The employee will frequently lift and/or carry reports, records and other materials that typically weigh less than 40 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch.
* Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, calculator, and other standard office equipment.

Pacific Dental Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orien


We Will Be the Provider of Choice in All the Markets We Serve. Whether you are a practicing Dentist or recent dental school graduate, you can be confident that PDS will help you maximize your individual and professional God-given potential. Pacific Dental Services is the perfect choice for the practice you want to build, and the life you want to live!

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