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Kamloops, British Columbia
Non-Profit Dental Clinic Opportunity
The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and British Columbia and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services—food, clothing and housing, and support services—education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta and British Columbia.
Join the team at The Mustard Seed Kamloops
An excellent full-time opportunity in Kamloops, B.C. for a fully certified Dentist to grow services and enhance community development by providing primary care services in a non-profit clinic.
About our Dental Clinic
The Mustard Seed Dental Clinic changes lives by providing provide dental care services! A healthy mouth free from dental pain and a smile to be proud of, these are life changing. Unfortunately, many people in our community suffer from dental pain because they are unable to access affordable dental care.
The Mustard Seed Dental Clinic is an established, not-for-profit clinic which operates four days per week. The environment is professional and positive with dedicated and experienced staff who work hard to provide essential dental services to low- and no-income individuals. The clinic is an integral part of the dental community providing 2,000 appointments every year which alleviates pressure on emergency room visits and local dental offices. Open since 2001, the clinic benefits from the volunteer services of many local dentists and dental professionals who offer their time and talent to help us expand our reach.
Through provincial grants and donations, we have been able to outfit our clinic with modern equipment and a new sterilization facility.
We have a strong working relationship with the UBC College of Dentistry and annually host residents who come to gain valuable experience.
As a result of the recent merger with The Mustard Seed, we are in the process of expanding our current wellness services for our clients including dental and healthcare. The goal is to grow these services to include addiction and recovery supports, life skills training, advocacy, identification recovery, tax assistance, employment readiness and coaching, and more. The Dental Clinic will be the anchor providing essential dental care and education services often unavailable to low- and no-income patients.
Kamloops is a city that has all the arts and culture amenities desirable while maintaining a close community feel. With four-season world class recreational activities, affordable housing options, and short commute times, Kamloops is a professional’s dream location to create healthy work/life balance whether you’re starting your career, growing a family, or winding down into retirement.
For the Dentist with a family, Kamloops offers an array of learning opportunities for students including French Immersion, a renowned program for autistic children, virtual school, an arts school, an International Baccalaureate Program, and a Trades and Technology school. In addition, there are three private, faith-based schools.
In the clinic’s 20-year history, we have been fortunate to have the service of many excellent dentists. With the recent passing of Dr. Bruce Tucker, our primary dentist, the clinic is seeking a passionate, professional, and empathetic Dentist to join our team and continue to provide excellent dental care to our clients.
The Mustard Seed is looking to make a contract offer for a primary Dentist. This position includes a partially mentored experience with an Oral Surgeon and other experienced Dentists on our team. You will have the opportunity to mentor 3rd year dental summer students and work with Residents as they rotate throughout the year.
- Broaden your clinical experience
- Lead a team of health professionals in a holistic environment
- Be a part of the design of an integrated delivery of health services
- Reside in a vibrant, friendly, livable city
- Enjoy a flexible schedule
- Work in a relaxed environment with a daily free lunch available from our cafeteria
- Employment Security Check is required
- As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
- Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status
Start date: once a suitable candidate is found
Apply online with your practice permit to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mustard Seed offers an Employee Family Assistance Plan and Health Spending Account benefit for contract staff.We embrace the concept of employment equity, which includes fair representation, anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.
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Career ID: [ 7436 ]