- - ALL PHS Locations, NC, 27510
- Full Time
Piedmont Health Services
Full-Time, Benefits Eligible
Essential Functions: The Staff Dentist functions as a practitioner of general dentistry. Assist in the coordination of all dental staff members in the delivery of dental care. Assist in the development of systematic procedures and provides on-the-job supervision for dental staff.
Education and Experience: Graduate of a School of Dentistry recognized by the Council on Education American Dental Association.
Licensure/Certification: Licensed to practice dentistry in North Carolina.
Travel: Local travel to and from dental center sites, and out of the area travel for conferences or meetings occasionally.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, email/internet and ability to learn other healthcare related software.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric and Diverse patient populations
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires full range of body motion, finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and sitting for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds and requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours, requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids and to conditions common to a dental clinic environment.
JOB PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
Job Knowledge: Competency in the practice of dentistry. Acceptance of principles of community health care: commitment to serve patients regardless of their ability to pay and commitment to practice health promotion and disease prevention and the ability to supervise the dental staff and communicate effectively.
Examine diagnoses, counsels and treats patients of all ages. Does clinical treatment using appropriate methods of pain control:
a. Restoration (fillings) of teeth.
b. Replacement of missing teeth.
c. Endodontic (nerve) treatments.
d. Periodontal (gum) treatments.
e. Limited orthodontics (braces).
f. Prophylactic treatment.
g. Removal of teeth.
Coordinate activities in the counseling and treatment of patients with feedback from staff to the Dental Director. Assist in the training of Dental Assistants and utilize as completely as possible the Dental Assistant in the counseling and treatment of patients. Participate in community health programs, confers and relates to other departments as necessary and performs any other duties as assigned or needed.
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