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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 220635 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:07/10/2018
Position:Dentist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Thur
Location: Charlotte, NC 28208
 
Description
POSITION SUMMARY Provides professional dental services and assists in the administrative and professional direction of dental services within the County.  Directs clinical dental patient care programs and assist with dental health community outreach programs throughout the County. Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education and referral for pediatric patients ages 0-17 years in a dental office setting. Evaluates medical and dental history. Establishes dental plans and follow-up plans. Supervises auxiliary staff while performing clinical duties. POSITION SPECIFIC INFORMATION Please note this is a part time position working 24 hours per week (three 8 hour days). The desired schedule for this position is Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Diagnose and treat problems with a patient’s teeth, gingiva, and other parts of the oral cavity, providing advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health. • Completes necessary charts and records for patients to accurately record services rendered. • Evaluates patient history and determines treatment plans for either ongoing or emergency dental treatment or advice. • Interprets radiology, examines patients and provides basic and comprehensive dental services. • Performs preventive, restorative, surgical, endodontic or orthodontic procedures. • Provides educational opportunities for dental students and interns. Serves as dental consultant to other staff and lectures on dental health. Participates in community health and dental related projects. • Provides appropriate postoperative instructions to patients and caregivers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience:   No experience required. Prefer experience in properly diagnosing caries, oral diseases, injuries and malformations of the oral cavity and providing appropriate treatment which may include but not limited to: restorations, simple and surgical tooth extraction, pulpotomy and stainless steel crowns.  Prefer experience working with children ages 0 -17. Education:  Graduation from an accredited dental school (DDS or DMD). Not Required but Preferred completion of a General or Pediatric Residency Program Licenses and Certifications: Some positions may require a valid North Carolina or South Carolina Driver’s License. Must obtain and maintain a valid Mecklenburg County Vehicle Operator’s Permit. NC Dentist Licensure, CPR/AED Certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: • Principles, practices and regulations governing clinical dentistry. • Blood borne pathogen regulations and standard precautions sufficient to be able to protect self and others from infectious diseases. • Radiation Safety Protection Program and how to implement the standards associated with ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) Skilled in: • Prioritizing work; •  Providing customer service; • Using a computer and related software applications; • Applying and interpreting applicable laws, rules, regulations, and procedures; • Preparing a variety of reports and documentation; • Assessing consumer needs, problems, and progress • Using diagnostic and therapeutic equipment sufficient to be able to administer care to patients under the direction of a licensed health professional. Abilities: • Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message. • Collaboration – Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships. • Building Strategic Work Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. • Decision Making – Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences. • Care Management – Having the knowledge and skills to secure relevant patient care data and identify key issues and relationships in the management of patient care; understanding the relationships among assessments, interventions and patient responses; skilled in documentation of assessments and adjusting physical and cognitive prescriptions as needed. • Building Trust – Interacting with others in way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.