Tacoma, WA Dental
Job Type

PUYALLUP TRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, located in Tacoma, Washington is seeking an experienced full-time Dentist.

“It is the mission of the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority to provide quality healthcare and promote wellness in a culturally appropriate manner.”

We offer an outstanding workplace, competitive market based salary, and benefits packages including:

  • Monday – Friday schedule
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits – monthly premiums paid 100% for employees
  • 18+ annual paid holidays
  • Generous paid sick and vacation accruals
  • 401(k) with annual profit sharing
  • Life & AD&D insurance coverage
  • PTHA is an approved loan repayment site for various programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent work/home life balance

GENERAL FUNCTION: Provide direct, comprehensive general dental care and education to eligible PTHA patients.


  • Perform exams, to include radiographic interpretation, to identify existing conditions and to diagnose dental disease.
  • Provide general dental care services to correct or treat dental diseases and deficiencies.
  • Provide urgent care services to patients to relieve pain, bleeding, and/or swelling.
  • Educate, construct, and insert prosthodontics appliances for patients in coordination with dental lab.
  • Supervise the chair-side dental assistants.
  • Prescribes medication appropriate for treating the patient and their dental disease.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge of dental restorative, endodontic, periodontic and oral surgery practices and procedures including treatment regarding crowns and bridges.
  • Graduate from an accredited school of dentistry
  • Current WA State license to practice dentistry
  • Three (3) years' experience as a licensed dentist working in a dental practice
  • Current registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number
  • Experience working with electronic health records systems
Salary Description
$165,000 - $199,000