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Description

MarillacHealth

CO

July 8, 2022

Posted  

Grand Junction

Job Title: Dentist

Job Code: 3010

Status: Exempt

Reports to: Associate Dental Director

Supervisory Responsibility: None


Job Summary: The Dentist at MarillacHealth Assesses the patient by taking pertinent dental and medical history, performs oral examinations, orders and/or takes appropriate x-rays. Provides patient treatment and follow-up within the parameters of the MarillacHealth Dental Program service policies. Refers patient to other dental professionals when situation necessitates. Educates patients on oral health.


Essential Functions:

• Ensures appropriate documentation and maintenance of each patient’s Dental record

• Strives to achieve acceptable and established productivity levels. Displays self-direction and initiative in working to achieve goals

• Be a Leader of the Dental team and give direction to auxiliary staff

• Responsible for the infection control procedures of the laboratory and operatory facilities cleanup, with delegation and supervision of these duties as appropriate

• Responsible for monitoring the inventory of dental equipment and supplies, ensuring that quality, cost effective equipment and supplies are ordered in a timely manner, with delegation and supervision of these duties as appropriate

• Participates in quality assurance projects. Works closely with other dentists and administrative staff to set quality goals on an annual basis

• Acts as a representative of the MarillacHealth, Inc. with local dentists and their staffs, dental laboratories, service clubs and organizations, patients, and the general public, acting in a professional and responsible manner

• Participate in Peer review

• Maintain credentialing and privileges

• Take part in appropriate CE to keep up to date in Dental techniques and to maintain licensure.

• Participate with teaching of residents and students and maintain faculty status

• Assist the QI department in all HRSA requirements

• Comply with all OSHA, HIPAA and BLS Policies and procedures at Marillac Health

• Performs other related job duties as assigned by supervisor


Competencies:

• Dental Acumen

• Dental Medical Records

• Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite


Required Education/Experience:

• Current Colorado Dentist license. DEA license, BLS


Preferred Education/ Experience:

• A year of experience is preferred but not required (DDS,DMD)

• Pediatric experience preferred.

• A residency (AEGD or GPR) preferred


Additional Eligibility: Must be current or willing to be vaccinated for the following

o TDAP (up to date booster)

o MMR series

o Varicella

o HEP B series

o Flu Shot

o TB Screening

o COVID


Work Environment:

This position performs duties in a healthcare facility setting. This may include performing duties within the view of patients or members of the public.


Physical Demands:

Physical Actions Frequency % of time

Sitting 60

Standing 20

Walking 10

Lifting 10

Climbing

Pulling

Pushing

Cramped or

Confined Space


Materials / Equipment Involved:

• Dental Equipment

• Dental x-ray Machine

• Dental materials

Salary

Desired Start Date

Dentist

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