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DENTIST - 64006389

Date: Nov 21, 2017

Location: STARKE, FL, US, 32091

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Requisition No: 16950 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: DENTIST - 64006389

Position Number: 64006389 

Salary:  $65,206.18 - $101,104.16 

Posting Closing Date: 12/20/2017 

REQUIREMENTS

 

This is a professional position requiring a team approach in developing and implementing a dental medical home program in Bradford and Union County. This is work:  Promoting and evaluating community based dental preventive and health education programs; providing diagnoses, treatments, clinic coordination including conducting dental examinations, evaluations, performing periodontal, preventive, restorative, endodontic, prosthodontic, pedodontic, and oral surgical therapies as well as dental screenings; and performs record review and prepares reports as needed.  The program will be designed to provide treatment and improve self-management and dental care skills to Bradford and Union County Residents.

 

Must be licensed as a Dentist in the State of Florida.

 

All applications must be completed online through People First.  No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.

 

**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: http://www.sss.gov

 

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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

Ability to Identify the nature of problems; Use scientific methods to solve problems; Observe and evaluate the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts. Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities with focus on oral health management. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures and methods to evaluate treatment effects. Skill in Microsoft office suite including word, excel, publisher etc. verbal and written communication. Knowledge of care plan techniques and data collection.  Able to self-start work as team; work with professionals and clients, organize and prioritize work, attend to details.  Ability to look at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy. Knowledge of community resources and third party coverage options for low income patients.  As well as skills and abilities described in the position profile.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

This is a professional position requiring a team approach in developing and implementing a dental medical home program in Bradford and Union County. This is work:  Promoting and evaluating community based dental preventive and health education programs; providing diagnoses, treatments, clinic coordination including conducting dental examinations, evaluations, performing periodontal, preventive, restorative, endodontic, prosthodontic, pedodontic, and oral surgical therapies as well as dental screenings; and performs record review and prepares reports as needed.   The program will be designed to provide treatment and improve self-management and dental care skills to Bradford and Union County Residents.

 

Performs the following duties and responsibilities:

Conducts oral examinations and evaluations with necessary intraoral x-rays and photographs

Performs occlusal analysis, diagnosis, and treatment plans

Treats infections, oral diseases, injuries, and malformations of the mouth, teeth, and oral cavity

Makes appropriate referrals to dental specialists and medical providers

Provides restorative care using amalgam, composite materials, and ADA approved materials

Provides pedodontic, preventative, periodontal, fixed and removable prosthodontic, and non-surgical endodontic care

Performs extractions and other related oral surgical procedures

Provides supervision of Dentals Assistants and Dental Hygienists in accordance with Florida laws and rules

Practices infection control according to Florida laws and rules, OSHA, and CDC guidelines.

 

Manages dental hygienist, dental assistants, and dental care coordinator including providing training in dental procedures and other training.  Plans workloads, work flows, deadlines, work objectives, and time utilization with staff.  Completes employee activity reports, follows up with referrals and correspondence.

 

Develop treatment plan, including type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy.  To establish, revise, and review care plans prior to scheduled visits and coordinate with team members to ensure access to information needed to manage the patient's dental issues at each visit.  Documents client encounters with each visit. These responsibilities will require access to medical records and other electronic and hard copy of records.

 

Develops and maintains the Dental Program Policies and Procedures, Infection Control, Hazardous Communication, MSDS, and Quality Assurance manuals regarding the dental program.  Collect data from patients and chart review for entry into program data base for grant reporting purposes.

 

Analyze data and submit reports on a monthly basis.  

     

This position is responsible for securing the designated information set(s) for the purpose of protecting confidentiality, data integrity, and appropriate access, for all information, both confidential and public record, which is stored in hard copy or electronic formats

Participates in monthly Dental Director conference calls.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position: Ability to Identify the nature of problems; Use scientific methods to solve problems; Observe and evaluate the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts. Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities with focus on oral health management. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures and methods to evaluate treatment effects. Skill in Microsoft office suite including word, excel, publisher etc. verbal and written communication. Knowledge of care plan techniques and data collection.  Able to self-start work as team; work with professionals and clients, organize and prioritize work, attend to details.  Ability to look at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy. Knowledge of community resources and third party coverage options for low income patients.  As well as skills and abilities described in the position profile.

 

Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):

  • Chapter 466 F.S.

 

Other job-related requirements for this position:

All employees are expected to complete timesheets and EARs/DARs as required, both accurately and within the required timeframe. All employees are expected to complete mandatory trainings within the required timeframe, as deemed necessary by the Department, the Delegated Authority, grant requirements and/or Florida Statutes.

 

Working hours: (A) Daily from 8:00AM to 5:00PM (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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