Dentist - Full Time

Dentist - Full Time

Dentist - Full Time

Position Status

Full Time

Department

Dental

Location

Bridgeton - Smile Center

Facility

WOW Mobile Unit

Position Days

Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week

40

Weekends Required

Possible

Reports To

Chief Dental Officer

Contact Info

Send CV to AnnaMaria Rosado, CPCS

Director of Medical Staff Services & Recruitment

arosado@chcinj.org

Job Description

JOB TITLE:              General Dentist/Independent Contractor

DEPARTMENT:      Wellness on Wheels Program (WOW)

JOB FUNCTION:         To provide friendly, professional and high-quality dental care to Wellness on Wheels patients within a team-based, patient-centered dental program.

                                                                                                                        

Qualification & Knowledge: 

·         Graduated from an accredited school of Dentistry with a DDS or DMD Degree.

·         Maintains current unrestricted New Jersey State Dental License

·          Maintains valid Federal D.E.A. Certificate and NJ CDS

·          Maintains Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (AHA- BLS/Provider)

·          Complies with required dental continuing education requirements

·         1 – 2 year of experience preferred

·         Post graduate GPR or AEGD a plus

·         Ability to navigate electronic dental record systems

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with all members of the healthcare team.

  • Provide evidence of personal malpractice coverage, and shall secure and maintain malpractice liability insurance coverage in an amount not less than $1 million per occurrence and $3 million in the aggregate for such services.

 

Essential Functions:

 

·         Performs routine exams, basic restorative work, full dentures, partial dentures, simple extractions, and be able to work with patients of all ages including kids.

·         Diagnoses oral diseases.

·         Promotes oral health and disease prevention.

·         Creates treatment plans to maintain or restore the oral health of their patients.

·         Interprets x-rays and diagnostic tests.

·         Ensures the safe administration of anesthetics.

·         Monitors growth and development of the teeth and jaws.

·         Educates patients and their parents or legal guardians on maintaining proper oral health.

·         Supervises clinically the work of dental hygienists and dental assistants.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides safe environment of care
  • Reduces risk of nosocomial infections in patients, employees and visitors.
  • Interacts with patients, visitors, staff and outside agencies in professional manner
  • Contributes to Improving Organizational Performance Activities
  • Promotes positive working relationships among supervisor, staff, and other departments
  • Maintains strict confidentiality at all times as per Confidentiality Statement
  • Identifies problems and develops recommendation for resolution
  • Assumes personal responsibility for ongoing professional growth and development
  • Participates in department planning activities, as requested