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Welsh Mountain Health Centers, New Holland – Dentist

POSITION REPORTS TO: Dental Director

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Consistent with the Center’s goals and objectives as defined by the Board of Directors and the Pennsylvania Dental Practice Act, provide comprehensive dental health care to all patients within the limitations of the facility’s space, equipment, and support personnel.

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide examinations, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of dental patients.
Implement and participate in dental programs consistent with the Center’s goals and objectives.
Assure 24 hour management and accessibility to patients in a rotation with other dental providers.
Develop and update patient care protocols.
Prepare monthly provider schedule to assure adequate coverage for Center hours.
Recommend changes in dental policies to the Dental Director
Recommend dental supply and equipment purchases to the Dental Director
Plan and conduct regular monthly dental staff meetings.
Attend Board of Directors meetings as required.
Maintain adequate and properly documented patient records.
Supervise dental activities of dental hygienists.
Participate in dental audits as required.
Assure dental staff compliance with accepted infection control policies.
Assist the Dental Director with the verbal and written evaluation of dental staff member’s work performance.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

POSITION SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position requires the daily supervision of the dental staff positions.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



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