Job Summary

MCHC currently seeking a General Dentist, with interest in serving both adults and children.  Our dental practice is growing in order to meet the needs in our community.   MCHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which provides comprehensive health services. These services include primary medical, dental, behavioral health, HIV clinic, women´s health and some specialty services, along with support for eligibility processing and case management. We are located in Northern California and provide services to over 22,000 patients with 150,000 encounters per year.

MCHC dentists typically have three rooms with 1-2 assistants and perform cleanings, extractions, dentures, partials and crowns/RCT on anterior teeth.  This is not a practice for those who are interested in high end procedures such as elective cosmetics, implants, crowns & bridges.  Molar endo is referred out. Our dynamic dental team consists of dentists, dental hygienists, RDA's and extended function RDA's. 

The successful candidate will be committed to having a positive impact in our community and providing our patients with excellent dental services and caring for their needs via performing routine dental care. 

This position will be based at one primary location and will fill-in at other sites as needed, due to military leaves, maternity or paternity leaves, vacations, open positions, etc. Enjoy a regular salary, with the adventure of working with a variety of teams and patients.

Work Schedule:  Our team would like to work with the identified candidate to develop a work schedule which meets the needs of the clinic and the dentist. Our ideal options are:  3-4 days a week, including up to 2 Saturday’s per month (or) 5 days a week, including up to 4 Saturday’s per month.

Candidates looking for loan repayment will be happy to know that our HPSA score is 17!

Reports to: Director of Dentistry

Position and Location Information:

Location(s): Lakeport

Status: Exempt

Salary and benefits will vary based on FTE


  • Licensed to practice dentistry in the state of California
  • AEGD preferred
  • Bilingual:  English/Spanish preferred

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please forward your CV to Kelly Kesey at or if you have questions, call (707) 472-4514.

Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Human Resources Department at, or call (707) 468-2201.

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