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Chief Dentist

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is seeking a General Dentist to fill the position of Chief Dentist at the Federal Prison Camp in Yankton, SD. This is a great opportunity for a dentist that simply wants to perform dentistry and not worry about quotas, billing, staffing, scheduling, and equipment maintenance.


A minimum of 3 years of professional work experience is required (residency training program experience counts).

Annual Leave Accrual adjustment for years of non-federal work as a dentist.

Common Duties Performed:

Restorative procedures: composite and amalgam. Endodontics. Oral surgery/extractions. Removable prosthodontics. Supervision of dental support staff.

Conditions of Employment:

  • This is a Federal Law Enforcement position.
  • Applicant must be a citizen of the U.S. or national.
  • Be clear of any criminal convictions. (Felony record and/or misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence) 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(9) 1117
  • Applicant must pass a drug screening, background investigation, and credit check.
  • Applicant must be able to complete the Physical Abilities Test (PAT). The test includes 1/4 run, 75lbs dummy drag, short obstacle course, stair climb, and ladder climb.


  • Law Enforcement Retirement
  • Federal Government Insurance Plans: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life
  • Thrift Savings Plan w/ 5% matching contributions (similar to 401k)
  • 40 hour work week
  • Time off for CME's
  • Federal Student Loan Repayment Assistance (based on available funding)
  • Paid Federal Holidays
  • Paid Annual Leave and Sick Leave

For more information:

Contact Lesha Starr, Medical Recruitment Specialist

(303) 980-2346  or

Chief Dentist

Yankton, SD 57078
Full Time
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)

Published on 12/17/2019