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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.
  • 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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