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DENTIST - 64003566

Date:  Jun 7, 2022
Location: 

LIVE OAK, FL, US, 32064


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Requisition No: 634816 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: DENTIST - 64003566

Position Number: 64003566 

Salary:  $124,800.00 - $128,960.00 

Posting Closing Date: 07/01/2022 

 

Open Competitive

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the implementation of dental clinical services at the Florida Department of Health in Lafayette and Suwannee counties.  This position functions under the direct supervision of the County Health Department Administrator.

Performs the following clinical duties and responsibilities:

  • Conducts oral examinations and evaluations
  • Performs occlusal analysis, diagnosis, and treatment plans
  • Treats infections, oral diseases, injuries, and malformations of the mouth, teeth, and oral cavity
  • Provides restorative care using amalgam, composite materials, and ADA approved materials
  • Provides pedodontics, preventive, periodontal, fixed, and removable prosthodontic, and non-surgical endodontic care
  • Performs extractions and other related oral surgical procedures
  • Provides appropriate referrals to dental specialists and medical providers and follows up on referrals
  • Provides dental consultations as needed
  • Practices infection control according to Florida laws and rules, OSHA, and CDC guidelines
  • Documents client encounters in client records and ensures accuracy and completeness of dental records
  • Documents client encounters on billing sheets
  • Performs periodic record reviews and audits 

 

Supervises dental hygienist and dental assistant including attendance and leave, daily job performance, evaluations and discipline per DOH policies and protocols.  Provides training in dental procedures and other procedures, as needed.  Plans workloads, workflow, deadlines, work objectives and time utilization with employees.  Evaluates employees through establishing evaluation criteria and responsibilities and meeting regularly with employees to ensure the established criteria are met.  Trains employees in methods for performing an effective and efficient job. 

 

Communicates on a regular basis with employees both individually and in staff meetings. 

 

Maintains and/or updates the Dental Program Policy and Procedure Manual, the Infection Control Manual, Hazardous Communication Manual, Quality Assurance Manual and FLOSS.

 

Assists with the development of proposals and contracts associated with the Dental Program.  Develop, improve and evaluate dental care services at DOH-Lafayette and DOH-Suwannee.

 

Performs related duties as assigned.

 

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.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of terminology, principles and techniques of dentistry; knowledge of dental treatment techniques; skill in using dental instruments and equipment, ability to perform dental examinations and diagnose dental problems; ability to supervise people; ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Knowledge of basic dental procedures and policies Skill in conducting x-rays, oral examinations and evaluations.  Skill in providing restorative dental care; skill in providing extractions and other related oral surgical procedures.  Ability to treat oral diseases, injuries, infections, and malformations.  Ability to work with a diverse population and other employees in a small group setting.  Ability to provide dental care to children in a community health setting. Knowledge of infection control practices, including Florida laws and rules, OSHA and CDC guidelines. 

 

Qualifications:

 

Minimum

Currently Florida license to practice dentistryCurrent Florida licensure as a Dentist in accordance with F.S. 466

Pediatric dentistry work experience

Experience in patient education

 

Preferred

Experience in basic computer operation 

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

DOH-Suwannee and DOH-Lafayette

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

 

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. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

 

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.

 

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

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 

 

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 Department's 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.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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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