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Dentist (Staff)

Posted: 06/23/2024

Job Title:                            Dentist (Staff)
 
Department:                Dental
 
Reports to:                  Dental Director
 
FLSA Status:              Exempt
 
 
Purpose of the Role and Scope of Responsibility:
 
The Dentist will be responsible for providing comprehensive preventive and limited restorative dental services to our Health Centers.
 
Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities:
 
  • Provides comprehensive dental care to all patients through evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and restoration.
 
  • Performs exams, x-rays, sealants, prophylaxis and scaling, restorations, and endodontics.
 
  • Provides emergency dental services including prescriptions for pain, extractions, and restorations.
 
  • Provides direct patient education to insure proper preventive measures regarding proper oral hygiene techniques, nutrition, and accident prevention.
 
  • Responsible for accurate record-keeping involving patient records/history.
 
  • Helps provide in-house dental training.
 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the BTAMC Dental Director.
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Graduation from a School of Dentistry
 
  • Approved by the Pennsylvania State Dental Board
 
  • Previous experience in a dental setting preferred
 
  • Ability to work independently as a team member in a fast-paced environment
 
  • Knowledge of the state and federal laws pertaining to dentistry and HRSA regulations
 
  • Competency in dealing with people of other cultures and social status
 
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and handle dental equipment and supplies needed in routine/emergency care
 
Licenses or Certifications:
 
  • License to practice dentistry in the State of Pennsylvania
 
  • CPR/AED Certification
 

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