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."
About Henry Schein Financial Services (HSFS)
Henry Schein Financial Services (HSFS), division of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), provides a full range of business solutions and value-added services to office-based dental, animal, and medical practices worldwide. HSFS's team of experts work with practices to create customized strategies for helping practitioners achieve their unique business goals and discover ways to accelerate growth, improve efficiency, and increase profitability. By creating avenues for financial success, HSFS puts practices in a position to focus on delivering the best possible patient care, even in a constantly changing economic and regulatory environment.
HSFS offers an array of business solutions including equipment leasing and financing, patient financing, practice credit card services, and others. For dental practitioners, HSFS also offers Henry Schein Professional Practice Transitions (HS PPT), which brings dental buyers and sellers together based on fit, specialty, and value, and Henry Schein Nationwide Dental Opportunities, a recruitment service for placing dental Associates and Specialists. Other services for dentists include practice valuations and transition planning services. To learn more about the Henry Schein Financial Services brand and its financial services offerings, visit www.henryschein.com/HSFS.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs more than 15,500 Team Schein Members and serves more than 775,000 customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 96,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 24 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $8.9 billion in 2012, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 17% since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.
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