||Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) is the oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in
Erie County providing over 74,000 visits this year to more than 20,000 patients. NHC has an extensive
history of providing high quality primary care to the under-served and uninsured populations including
focusing on those experiencing homelessness. NHC offers an income-based sliding fee scale, allowing
low income, uninsured and under-insured patients to access high quality integrated primary medical,
behavioral health, oral health, nutrition services and prescriptive drugs at reasonable co-pay. We offer
adult and pediatric primary care, womenís health with OB services, oral health, behavioral health care,
prescription drugs, nutrition, podiatry, outreach and care management, facilitated enrollment, referrals
and other support services.
NHC is a Level III PCMH certified facility that specializes in whole-person health. NHC believes in
improving community health through health education and the promotion of healthy lifestyles in order to
achieve health equity. We have a belief in honoring relationships with staff, providers, board members,
volunteers, community partners and friends because they are the vehicle by which our mission is
There are excellent benefits to a career at Neighborhood Health Center. In addition to working to improve
the health of communities and restore health equity to the greater Buffalo area, NHC offers a business
casual work environment with generous benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, short- and longterm
disability insurance, 403(b) and generous paid time off. As a National Health Service Corps
approved site, our providers can apply for loan reimbursement for as much as $50,000. As a not for profit
organization our employees also qualify to apply for loan forgiveness under our not-for-profit status.
Please visit our website for more information: www.neighborhoodhealthcenter.org.
The successful candidate for this position will enjoy working in a fast paced environment with a diverse
group of individuals. At Neighborhood Health Center a Dentist provides direct patient care to a diverse
patient population, provides supervision of the Dental Hygienists and performs a wide range of dental
services as permitted by state law and within range of the dentistís experience. Bi-lingual candidates are
encouraged to apply. We offer a supportive work environment with a competitive salary and benefits.
Skills & Experience of a Dentist:
Must be a graduate of an accredited dental school.
Must possess a current NYS Professional Dentist license with a minimal of one year
experience in a general dental setting. This experience requirement may also be met by
completion of an approved one year general practice residency.
Experience working with an Electronic Dental Record system a plus.
Must be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and manage deadlines well.
Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relationships.
Participation in clinical and quality improvement projects.
Commitment and experience working with under-served and diverse populations.
Strong interest in public health.
Experience in community center or urban sites preferred.
Join an organization where you can make a difference every day!