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Dentist Job in Texas City, TX 77591
(Job ID: 351017)

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Location

Texas City, TX 77591

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Oct 06, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

JOB ID / STATUS

#351017 ACTIVE

Description

Do you want to be the reason someone smiles today? Are you ready for the challenge? Coastal Health and Wellness is seeking a full-time Dentist! The right candidate will be responsible for providing dental care to registered CHW patients and for increasing access to care for the underserved. We can offer you: • Excellent Benefits; including an Amazing retirement package, Paid Time Off plans, Affordable Medical Insurance, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Long-Term Disability, FREE Parking and much, much more! • Team Oriented Environment • Hourly Rate: Based on experience We want you to join our team of professionals! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply. Required: •Licensed to practice as a dentist in the State of Texas. DDS or DMD (a degree in dentistry) •2+ years of related experience preferred •Community health experience preferred •CPR certification (Must successfully complete CPR certification within 6 months of employment) •Must have knowledge of dental techniques, use of dental equipment, dental instruments, dental x-ray equipment and developing processes, proper infection control techniques, and sterilization techniques •Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles. •Must possess or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. •Department of Motor Vehicle check may be required, if applicable. •Customer Service Oriented. •Excellent written and verbal communication skills. •Excellent Computer Skills MS Office. •Must be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours if necessary. •Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy. •Must be in compliance with ICS training requirements. •Must pass criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening. An equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described essential functions will be considered when hiring for this role. Traditional Duties: •Performs direct dental care to CHW patients according to scope of services and related procedures •Obtains medical/dental history with a comprehensive evaluation of the patients general health •Addresses all contra-indications pertaining to treatment and identifies patients chief complaint or reason for visit •Provides quality clinical and radiographic evaluations to diagnose and treat diseases of the oral cavity •Promotes oral health by providing educational information on all phases of preventive and restorative dentistry and oral hygiene •Treatment should include but not be limited to the following: elimination of pain, removal of carious lesions, restorative, periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, and oral surgery •Identify appropriate level of care, adhere to the standard of care, perform sequenced itemization of therapy based upon the medical/dental history, clinical examination, and diagnosis •Assists Dental Director in reviews and follows all dental clinic protocols, policies, and procedures •Documents and follows treatment plans that include appropriate preventive and restorative therapy according to scope of services and dental practice guidelines •Accurately documents care given and proper procedural codes according to procedures; maintains baseline radiographs and any other radiographs necessary to diagnose and treatment plan the case •Participates in dental quality assurance programs such as monthly peer review, infection control and OSHA regulations •Assists Dental Director in evaluating and implementing improvements to dental operations and services to patients •Assures access to care for walk-in patients •Understands and follows GCHD/CHW Infection Control policies, plans, procedures and guidelines related to program area requirements. •Properly disposes of biohazard waste. •Adhere to job specific competencies within established departmental deadlines. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor To apply please visit our website www.gchd.org/jobs and fill out our online application. Applications can be submitted by fax to ( emailed to or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591. No Phone Calls Please ADA/EEO/DFWP Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting the Optimal Health and Well-Being of Galveston County