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Public Health Management Corporation Dental
May 8, 2023
Full time Dentist Job Opportunity
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Job Details Description
PHMC is proud to be a leader in public health. PHMC requires that all employees are fully vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine before the first day of employment.
The Dentist is a full-time position working under the supervision of the Dental Director. The Dentist provides professional, high-quality dental diagnosis, treatment and education to a broad range of patients, including children, adolescents and adults. The Dentist also participates in the ongoing evaluation of Dental Program operations to assure the delivery of high-quality services that support the financial sustainability of the program in compliance with all regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA, DPH, Joint Commission).
Provides hands-on dental care in a variety of settings while achieving the highest levels of appropriateness, quality, efficiency, accessibility and responsiveness.
Maintains full appointment schedule for office practice and other settings
Provides a full range of general dental services within the dentist’s defined scope of training
Utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment techniques
Refers patients to specialists and relevant patient care components as appropriate
Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications and treatment regimens as appropriate
Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of dental technical and support staff as required
Follows established departmental policies, procedures and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental and/or infection control standards
Maintains necessary credentialing, licensure and continuing education requirements
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern dentistry and oral surgery
Thorough knowledge of dental terminology and dental science
Thorough understanding of the theories, methods and procedures for the prevention of dental diseases and the required corrective treatment
Knowledge of community-based dental environment
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments
Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of dental evaluations, diagnosis and treatment
Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements
Knowledge of ethical and legal standards for the delivery of dental care
Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions and progress
Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aides and ability to prescribe dosage and instruct patients in correct usage
Ability to develop and implement individualized dental care plans for patients
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Responds constructively to pressure situations and time limits
Accepts and offers guidance and supervision as appropriate
Attends and participates in staff meetings to review team progress in meeting financial and productivity goals for the dental program
Places a high value on personal and departmental performance excellence
Adheres to office dress code and standards of behavior
Maintains patient confidentiality
Uses sick time appropriately
Minimum of 1 year experience in a dental clinic environment with knowledge of community-based dental services.
DDS or DMD degree from an accredited dental school
Current licensure in the state of Pennsylvania
Valid DEA license to prescribe narcotics
Current CPR/AED certification
Based on experience and includes full benefits.
Desired Start Date