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Grace Health

MI

June 21, 2022

Posted  

Battle Creek

JOB TITLE:  Dentist


BASIC JOB PURPOSE: The Dentist participates in the direction and provision of dental services and in maintaining standards of care in the dental department.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Dental Director


SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  None


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires 80% or more of time spent standing/walking. Independently mobile. Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Ability to occasionally transfer and position patients, reposition equipment, and lift supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a clinic setting. Contact with patients and staff.  Environmentally exposed to a variety of contagious diseases and other patient-related conditions.  Work may be stressful at times.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (This list may not be all inclusive.)


1.  Manages total patient care to remove or minimize symptoms, or to minimize progression of chronic and disabling conditions through appropriate diagnosis, treatment and referrals.

2.  Participates in quality improvement activities which may include literature review, development of standards of care/protocols, chart reviews, data analysis, and action plans. 

3.  Serve as a preceptor for dental interns by becoming an adjunct faculty member of the University.

4.  May participate in community education functions.

5.  May assist community health groups in a dental advisory capacity.

6.  Keeps neat and accurate records of patient care.

7.  Judiciously uses X-ray and prescription functions

8.  Involved in the review, revision, development, and implementation of dental protocols (and related dental practice policies and procedures as needed)

9.  Ability to render clinical leadership to clinical dental staff

10.  Use of communication tools and modes, including written documents.

11.  Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.  Attends conferences and workshops.

12.  Participates in peer review activities.

13.  Participates in the recruitment of new providers as indicated.

14.  Consults for and collaborates with dental hygienists for patient care when indicated.

15.  Although each position has its own unique duties and responsibilities, please refer to the policy on Job Descriptions for details that apply to every position.


PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


• Considerable knowledge of dentistry and dental practices and procedures 

• Considerable knowledge of drugs and medicines

• Thorough knowledge of sterile technique and infection control

• Excellent interpersonal communications skills

• Ability to make independent judgment and decisions

• Excellent written skills 


Education: Graduate of an accredited school of dentistry


Experience: Two years of experience preferred


Certificate/License: Current Michigan License

                 Current Controlled Substances Certificate

                 Current DEA certificate

                 Current BCLS certification 

 

ACCOMMODATION: Grace Health has the right to modify the duties and functions of the job description based on the needs of the organization.


JOB DESCRIPTION REVIEW: This job description will be reviewed and updated, if necessary, during the employee’s annual review.  


FLSA:  Exempt

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Dentist

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