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Associate Dental Director
Location:Bellingham, WA

Unity Care NW, a private, non-profit, federally qualified health center that’s been proudly and successfully serving the greater Bellingham area since 1982. With clinics located in Bellingham and Ferndale, we offer comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care as well as pharmacy services to a diverse and often underserved patient population of all ages. Employing over 250 caring and compassionate employees, our purpose is to increase the years of healthy life in the people & communities we serve.

Opportunity Highlights:

Under the supervision of the Dental Director, the Associate Dental Director, manages, and supervises the Dental Providers and Dental Hygienists in their clinic. The director will provide supervision for dentist & hygiene staff including selecting, orienting, training, coaching, mentoring, disciplining, and performing timely performance reviews. They will be responsible for answering clinical questions and assisting with the dental management of complex patients.  Along with providing comprehensive, coordinated dental care services to a diverse and underserved patient population.  UCNW manages patient care using a team-based approach in our interactions with patients and working to achieve stated objectives and outcomes.


Ideal Candidate Offers:

  • Successful completion of a 3-year accredited residency or work-related position

  • Graduation from an accredited Dental program

  • Minimum three years’ experience in progressively responsible administrative or management-related positions within a dental clinic environment, preferably in a community health center setting working with underserved populations

  • Current, valid license to practice dentistry in Washington State 

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Valid DEA Certificate and current BLS certification required

We Offer:
• A competitive compensation package
• Medical, dental, & vision insurance
• Generous paid time off benefit with six paid holidays
• 401(k) retirement plan with employer match after 1 year of eligibility

Live in a Community consistently rated one of the most desirable in the USA! Beautiful Bellingham, a popular university & retirement community of 80,000, is nestled between Bellingham Bay and the foot of the Cascade Mountains. A short distance from Seattle, Vancouver BC and the San Juan Islands, Whatcom County houses several charming small towns. Enjoy all the area has to offer, from a vast range of recreational & outdoor activities, excellent schools, unique shops, local festivals, farmers markets, diverse restaurants, community events, and enjoy visual and performing arts. To learn more about Bellingham visit .

To Apply
for this rewarding opportunity and truly make a difference in the community, please visit the Careers section of our web site at  For More Information Contact: Karla Lacktorin, Recruiter, or 360-296-7121.