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OPS DENTIST - 64966109

Date: Sep 13, 2021

Location: DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL, US, 32433

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Requisition No: 338822 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS DENTIST - 64966109

Position Number: 64966109 

Salary:  $58.50 - $68.25 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 11/17/2021 

Provides dental treatment to patients primarily in the assigned center with services provided at other sites as scheduled.  This includes but is not limited to the following:

  1. Examines patients’ mouth and dentition and charts any pathologic disorders.
  2. Reviews the patients’ medical history.
  3. Administers local anesthesia.
  4. Evaluates processed dental x-rays.
  5. Performs sealants, amalgam, and composite restorations where indicated, using liners, varnish or bases where indicated.
  6. Performs dental surgical procedures where indicated including extraction of diseased or irreparably decayed teeth.
  7. Performs dental prophylaxis and periodontal treatment where indicated.
  8. Performs topical fluoride treatment.
  9. Refers patients to specialists for health care services not performed in the health unit dental clinic.
  10. Educates Patients on Oral Hygiene, Treatment, and other programs.
  11. Travels to outlying dental clinics.
  12. Diagnoses and presents to patients existing dental or oral pathology.
  13. Prescribes medications for treatment or prevention of dental infection and relief of dental pain.
  14. Treats post-operative complications and emergency treatment when indicated.
  1. Completes time sheet, EARS, and mandatory training in a timely and accurate manner.
  2. Attends training to promote professional growth.
  3. Attends and participates in dental health staff meetings and other meetings as required.
  4. Schedules time off in advance and collaborates with supervisor to ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent.
  5. Conducts seminars relating to preventive dentistry program in the community as requested.
  6. Maintains complete records of all dental services.
  7. Ensures that equipment and instruments are maintained following infection control guidelines.
  8. Inspects operatories and surrounding areas for cleanliness.
  9. Ensures security guidelines are under compliance.
  10. Assists supervisor in coordination, planning and monitoring of dental operations as assigned.

    Performs other related work/duties as required.

Dental License Required.


NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. 


This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility. 


“Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.”



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Panama City