MELVILLE, N.Y., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, today announced the launch of the Henry Schein Nationwide Dental Opportunities website, www.dentalopportunities.com. The new online dental professional recruitment and placement platform is part of Henry Schein Financial Services' (HSFS) commitment to helping its customers fill critical practice Associate positions, and assist both experienced dentists and graduating dental students find these positions.
"Henry Schein is committed to helping dental practitioners succeed," said Keith Drayer, Vice President, Henry Schein Financial Services. "During these economically challenging times, graduating dental students and experienced practitioners are seeking practice transition assistance. We developed the Henry Schein Dental Opportunities website with this specific need in mind, and are pleased to provide the necessary tools and resources in a single platform to help place candidates in private practices, clinics, and dental organizations of every category."
Through www.dentalopportunities.com, graduating students, dental Residents, former military dentists, as well as practicing dentists looking for a change, can search for opportunities in the geographic area they desire. The site offers hundreds of opportunities in a variety of settings and practice sizes, with some potentially leading to ownership. For the practice owner, whether filling a position within a small private practice, a large group practice with multiple locations or other practice settings, the new website can help find the right Associate (from an experienced specialist with years of experience to a new graduate looking for his/her first Associate position).
"By leveraging Henry Schein's innovative recruitment methods and more than 12 years of proprietary experience in dental professional placement, dental practices can expedite the recruiting process, not only saving time and money, but importantly, helping ensure they find the right candidate," added Mr. Drayer. Since 2001, Henry Schein Dental Opportunities has placed more than 2,000 dental professional candidates.
"As a growing practice we are repeat customers of Henry Schein Nationwide Dental Opportunities and are completely satisfied," said Debbie Jones, Office Manager, St. Johnsbury Dental, in Vermont. They have a centralized process that has saved us time and money. Through Henry Schein we have recruited qualified candidates from outside our area."