Dentist – NorthShore Health Centers – La Porte, IN

Provides dental services within the scope of licensing, training, and credentialing, in general dentistry, utilizing the PCMH model. Must meet credentialing requirements for NSHC, as applicable, and must demonstrate dental competency in the area of general dentistry.

  • Performs quality clinical and radiographic evaluations to diagnose and treat diseases of the oral cavity.
  • Promotes oral health by providing educational information on all phases of preventive and restorative dentistry and oral hygiene.
  • Utilizing the PCMH model, reviews and follows all dental clinic protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Documents and follows treatment plans that include appropriate preventive and restorative therapy that have been reviewed with patients and informed consents granted prior to rendering treatment.
  • Manages medical/dental history with a comprehensive evaluation of the patient’s general health.
  • Addresses all contra-indications pertaining to treatment and identify patient’s chief complaint or reason for visit.
  • Maintains the baseline radiographs and any other radiographs necessary to diagnose and treatment plan the case.
  • Appropriately administer dental anesthesia to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures
  • Assist in the training of new dental staff
  • Performs a rotation of being on call for emergency dental call service as applicable.
  • Prepares reports and other documentation as required.
  • Repairs decayed and broken teeth by placement of various restoration techniques and materials and when necessary, extracts teeth.
  • Utilizing PCMH Care Coordination procedures, refers patients to dental specialists for further treatment, when appropriate, and ensures appropriate follow-up of care plan.
  • Adhere to all federal and government regulations, including the state dental board rules and regulations, HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
  • Attends meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Executes other verbal or written specific assigned tasks, requiring similar or lesser
  • skills and abilities, some of which are continuing while others are occasional in nature.
  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, promotes a harassment-free work environment, and is capable of relating to people of diverse age, ethnic, racial, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Completes all credentialing processes and required Continuing Medical Education in a timely manner
  • One or more years of professional experience in dentistry preferred


  • Graduate of dental school approved by the State of Indiana in fulfillment of education requirements for licensure.

Office of Inspector General:

  • Ensures ability to bill through Medicaid and Medicare, and no history of fraud


  • Holds valid Indiana CSR Licensing,
  • Holds valid Indiana Dentist Licensing,
  • Holds valid Federal DEA licensing,
  • Meets Credentialing guidelines of NSHC

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