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Job Title

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Description

United Community & Family Services

CT

June 21, 2023

Posted  

Norwich

Purpose: Perform the following duties in order to provide comprehensive dental and oral health services to the patient 

Reports To Dental Director 

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities 


Duties and Responsibilities:

•Provide comprehensive dental examination, diagnoses, and treatment planning for all patients within the normal Standards of Care for the profession of Dentistry with emphasis on patient education and prevention

•Provide comprehensive dental treatment such as restorative dentistry, endodontic therapy, space maintenance, fixed and removable prosthetics, and oral surgery

•Participate in the Multi-disciplinary evaluations by providing dental assessments of foster children in the pediatric clinic as needed.

•Perform oral examinations at 1 year old physical appointments in Pediatrics.

•Comply with OSHA infection control procedures and follows CDC guidelines

•Consult by phone with other health professionals (dentists, specialists, physicians and pharmacists) and make appropriate referrals when necessary

•Support integrated care within the Health Center, referring to other services internally when indicated

•Assist in the training of dental assisting students and new/existing dental staff

•Keep and maintain records relating to all professional services rendered; prepare and attend to all reports, claims and correspondence necessary or appropriate for referral or as requested by other health care providers

•Participate in the on-call emergency coverage 

•Participate in staff meetings, in-service education, seminars and continuing education with the approval of the director

•Keep abreast of new advances, technologies, and standards in the profession of dentistry

•Creates and role-models a respectful, courteous and professional work environment, addressing conflict and disagreement in a positive and respectful manner.

•Participates in all safety programs which may include assignment to an emergency response team


Education and Experience

•D.M.D. or D.D.S. degree from accredited dental school (doctorate level medical degree)

•2 years clinical experience post residency preferred but not required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

•Current dental license in the State of CT, CT 

•Controlled Substance license, DEA Certificate, proof of malpractice insurance.

Other Skills and Abilities

•Working knowledge of MS Office, Internet, and email 

Salary

Desired Start Date

Dentist

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