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Dental Consultant (Orthodontist) - Roseville, CA

Date:  Sep 3, 2023

Roseville, CA, US, 95747-6645

Req ID:  18959

It takes great medical minds to create powerful solutions that solve some of healthcare’s most complex challenges. Join us and put your expertise to work in ways you never imagined possible. We know you’ve honed your career in a fast-moving medical environment. While Gainwell operates with a sense of urgency, you’ll have the opportunity to work more flexible hours. And working at Gainwell carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work-life balance, continuous learning, and career development.



Gainwell Technologies Dental Consultants apply clinical expertise to review, approve, and/or deny dental treatment authorization requests and claims in accordance with CA Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Medi-Cal Dental policies.

Your role in our mission

  • Review dental records to determine medical necessity of orthodontic services within professionally recognized standards of care.


  • Manually adjudicate Treatment Authorization Requests (TARs), Notices of Authorization (NOAs) and Claim Inquiry Forms (CIFs) utilizing standards and procedures set forth by the CA Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to ensure adherence to Medi-Cal Dental policies and procedures.


  • Work within a team of dental consultants, including other orthodontists, sharing a proportional workload of prior authorization and/or claims processing that have been determined to need professional expertise of an experienced orthodontist. Good communication skills are necessary for continuity within the business operations.


  • Assist with training and orientation of new dental consultants, providing guidance and mentoring, such as job coaching and peer interaction including assistance with complex cases or claims.


  • Assists other departments, when requested: a) Claims Processing and Operations, b) Provider and Member Services, c) Grievances/Appeals, d) HR/Onboarding/Interviews, e) Quality Management, f) Peer review, and g) Providing findings to the claims processing team and/or adjudication of claims related to Orthodontic cases.

What we're looking for

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of prior hands-on, clinical experience as an Orthodontic Specialist delivering dental services. The candidate must be a recognized Specialist in Orthodontics and meet all requirements and training set forth by the Board of Dental Examiners in California.
  • Possession of active (non-expired) license to practice dentistry in CA, which is in good-standing and free of any suspensions or sanctions from Federal, State, or local jurisdictions.
  • Prior adjudication and claims processing for the Medi-Cal Dental Program in CA is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Expertise and knowledge of Medi-Cal Dental criteria and program requirements.
  • Position will be hybrid or remote schedule, with on-site (Roseville, CA) as needed, to be determined after hire. 

What you should expect in this role

  • Position will be hybrid or remote schedule, with on-site (Roseville, CA) as needed, to be determined after hire. 
  • Full-time (40 hours per week) salaried employee benefit package
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The pay range for this position is $116,100 - 165,900 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. Put your passion to work at Gainwell. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. All salaried, full-time candidates are eligible for our generous, flexible vacation policy, a 401(k) employer match, comprehensive health benefits, and educational assistance. We also have a variety of leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.


We believe nothing is impossible when you bring together people who care deeply about making healthcare work better for everyone. Build your career with Gainwell, an industry leader. You’ll be joining a company where collaboration, innovation, and inclusion fuel our growth. Learn more about Gainwell at our company website and visit our Careers site for all available job role openings.


Gainwell Technologies is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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