The Greene County Health Department (GCHD), which is a county public health department of the Tennessee Department of Health, offers preventive dental services to children and limited services to adults who are in emergency need of relief of pain. No narcotics are kept on premises or prescribed. The Dentist in this position will manage daily operations of the clinic including clinical supervision of one Dental Assistant. Agreements with Greene County and Greeneville City school systems allow for students to be transported to the health department for preventive care during the school year. This partnership is a hallmark of services provided by GCHD and is well respected by families and community partners.
Hours of operation are steady with a 37.5 hour work week; the local health department features 12 to 13 paid holidays per year in addition to both sick and annual (personal) leave which accrues monthly for this position. The cost of living in the area is very modest, malpractice insurance is paid by the County and there is no overhead cost to the dentist. Opportunity to apply for loan repayment is available for NHSC scholars and the Tennessee Student Loan Repayment Program (TSLRP) at this site. NHSC and TSLRP participants are required to work the additional 2.5 hours of administrative time each to satisfy the 40 hour work week.
Please contact Shaun Street, County Director, or Dr. Alisa Cade, Regional Dental Director, for additional information about the position and this area. Director Street can be reached at 423-798-1749 and Dr. Cade can be reached at 423-979-4651. EEO/AA.
Those wishing to apply can submit a resume or CV to Shaun Street, Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Dentist Vacancy in subject line.
If mailing resume or CV, please mail to
Shaun Street, Director
ATTN: Dentist Vacancy
810 W. Church Street
Greeneville, TN 37745
Location/Region: Greeneville, TN