Our office is a well-established, solo practitioner office, which has served the West Michigan lakeshore community for the past 12 years. We are looking to add an associate dentist to help continue to provide exceptional care to our current and future patients. We have a wonderful referral base with the general dentists in the West Michigan area and have 40 to 50 new patients per month. Our patients come from a wide radius area and some patients travel from over an hour away to obtain care in our office.
Our office currently treats healthy pediatric patients from infant through teenage years and we do see a limited number of special needs adults. We offer nitrous oxide but currently do not offer oral or IV sedation. We work with a local community hospital to provide care under general anesthesia on two- three Fridays per month and are able to treat 4-5 patients each Friday. Currently all orthodontics is referred out to several offices with whom we have great working relationships.
Our office is only 5 mins from the pristine shores of Lake Michigan and 30 minutes from the vibrant and growing city of Grand Rapids. The lakeshore of West Michigan offers many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors from hiking the dunes and biking on the numerous trails, to boating on the “Great Lake” in the summer. In the winter there is snow shoeing, skiing or an ice luge track very close by to enjoy. A short drive to Grand Rapids and you are in the lively craft beer scene with Founders Brewing Company and many other breweries leading to the title of “Beer City USA”. Grand Rapids also has many theaters and venues for great live music and Broadway style shows from many national groups. Grand Rapids is also quickly becoming a hub for medical research and is home to Michigan State University medical school.
Our ideal candidate would be someone with very good communication skills, ability to work well in a team environment and have a great sense of humor. Must be either board certified or board eligible and have either a certificate or Master’s Degree from an accredited US pediatric dental residency program. Also must have a specialty license to practice pediatric dentistry in the state of Michigan, State Controlled Substance License, US DEA number and NPI number. Salary to be base per diem turning into percentage of collections to be discussed with qualified canidates.