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OPS DENTIST - 64965104

Date: Mar 19, 2021

Location: CRAWFORDVILLE, FL, US, 32327

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Requisition No: 309641 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS DENTIST - 64965104

Position Number: 64965104 

Salary:  48 HOURS BI WEEKLY/ $67.00/HOUR 

Posting Closing Date: 04/21/2021 

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Wakulla County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its vision To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.  Furthermore the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.



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.
  1. Trains personnel in dental procedures.
  2. Assures that the continuing education requirements are met.
  3. Participates in the orientation of new dental employees and students.
    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.”




To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, click here.  


Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.    

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: Tallahassee