TDY Pediatric Dentist
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Bethel, Alaska

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TDY Pediatric Dentist

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) is located in the Southwestern Alaska town of Bethel, with a total of approximately 6,000 people. YKHC supports 1500 employees, providing the health services to a primarily Yup'ik Eskimo Native population for an area the size of Oregon. Services are provided through a Bethel located hospital and 50 clinics throughout the YK Delta.

Position Summary:

Provide clinical dental services within the priorities of the YKHC Dental Department, specifically for infants, children and adolescents or consultation, and assist in dental prevention and dental health education efforts in Bethel, the Sub Regional Clinics and surrounding villages.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: DDS or DMD degree from a dental school accredited by the commission of Dental Accreditation of the ADA and a Pediatric Dental Residency.
  • Minimum Experience: Dental public health background, and cross cultural experience preferred. Time in Bethel may be required before dentist is stationed in the Sub Regional Clinics.
  • License, Certification, Registration: Current license to practice dentistry in the State of Alaska. Credentials necessary for appointment to the Medical and Dental Staff of the YKDR Hospital.
  • Equipment/Tools/Word-Aids: Dental equipment and instruments
  • Specialize Knowledge and Skills: Pediatric Dentistry. Ability to follow infection control guidelines, diagnose and treat dental problems, and follow established protocol.
  • Supervisory Skills: Ability to supervise dental assistants' chair side work and Dental Externs.

Benefits Include:
  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Student loan repayment eligibility
  • Tort Claims coverage
  • Retirement plans
  • Sign on bonus
  • Retention Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee Wellness Center
YKHC applies Alaska Native/American Indian (under PL 93-638), EEO, and Veteran Preferences. Under federal and state laws, YKHC performs criminal history and background checks to ensure customers are protected.

Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health

For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at:


Additional Information:
ID:14500Location:BethelDepartment:Dental ClinicEmployment Duration:TemporaryTemporary Status:Direct TDYHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (

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