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OPS SENIOR DENTIST-F/C - 64802185

Date: Jun 7, 2020

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Requisition No: 83155 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS SENIOR DENTIST-F/C - 64802185

Position Number: 64802185 

Salary:  $90.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 07/16/2020 

Department of Health

Division of Medical Quality Assurance

Bureau of Enforcement

Investigative Services Unit – Orlando Field Office

OPS SENIOR DENTIST-F/C - 64802185

**Open Competitive Opportunity**

Full-Time OPS Position

$90.00 per hour

 

Are you excited about making a difference in public service? The Investigative Services Unit is on the front lines of protecting the citizens and visitors of Florida by actively investigating health care practitioners and inspecting healthcare establishments. With the Investigative Services Unit, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the public by partnering with other regulatory and law enforcement agencies. We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic and energetic person to join our team. Accept this challenge and you will find yourself at the forefront of health care regulation.

 

Our staff is dedicated to inspiring and empowering a culture of trust, so our community can lead healthier lives. Our mission is to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. You can help fulfill that mission. This position requires a great deal of computer experience as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. In addition to regularly assigned duties, the person selected for this position will be asked to participate in process improvement teams and offer productive feedback. We strive to maintain continued development through innovation, collaboration, accountability, responsiveness and excellence.

 

The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) serves the public by licensing qualified health care providers, enforcing standards among licensees and facilities, and informing licensees and the public. If you have a desire to serve the people of Florida, a career with MQA allows you to do so while enjoying generous benefits including:

  • Health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options
  • Retirement options to fit your specific needs
  • Opportunities for professional growth

 

DESCRIPTION:

Incumbent serves under the direction of the Administrator. This is work examining, evaluating, inspecting, monitoring and/or investigating eligibility and/or conformity with laws and regulations governing legal compliance of licenses, licensees, permits, and permit holders, examining various business entities and financial records, and other compliance and enforcement activities not classified elsewhere.

  • Conducts onsite inspections prior to approval for permitting new dental sedation permits and change of location requests to determine compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Ensures procedures are adequate and adhere to policies and procedures established for the facility.
  • Conducts dental sedation inspections and specialized cases involving dentistry. Investigates violations discovered during the inspection process.
  • Conducts trainings and gives presentations regarding dental sedation and dentistry related investigations to investigative staff and licensees.
  • Provides technical assistance to MQA investigators in specialized cases involving dentistry investigations. Reviews sedation procedures to insure compliance with rules and regulations pursuant to written policy and procedure for the facility.
  • Provides technical expertise in rule making and statutory review as requested. Works with Department enforcement programs.
  • Prepares investigative reports, audit reports and probation reports.
  • Testifies at hearings, provides professional assistance to the legal staff, investigative staff and other regulatory agencies.
  • Serves subpoenas and administrative complaints.
  • Answers public inquiries, makes referrals, make public speaking engagements, make professional contacts, and promote the goals and mission of the Department including participation in Sterling related activities and events.
  • Performs other related duties as required including providing assistance as needed in response to and recovery following natural or man-made disasters.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to review medical records for components of patient assessments and treatment plans in relation to a medical diagnosis in accordance with the Dental Practice Act. Skilled in the techniques of oral communication and methods of utilization review; knowledge of complex medical terminology; ability to ambulate, climb stairs, bend and lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis; ability to travel as necessary, providing own transportation; ability to work independently; ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to the inspection of operational and management analysis activities; ability to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments; knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communication; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; skill in computer software, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint; ability to communicate complex information effectively, orally and in writing; skill in written actions; ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and close attention to detail; ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

 

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO MEET THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a clear and active Florida Dentist license with no disciplinary action taken within the last five (5) years.
  • Must hold a Florida Sedation Permit for General Anesthesia.
  • Must have 2 years of experience in a dental sedation setting, both assisting during dental sedation and recovery; AND at least 2 years of medical/dental records utilization review experience.
  • LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS - This occupation requires licensure as a Dentist in accordance with Chapter 466, Florida Statutes.
  • Must have a valid Florida State driver's license, satisfactorily complete a background investigation, fingerprinting, drug screening and participation in direct deposit are requirements for employment.

 

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All applications for employment must be received via the People First System.

 

When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month and year) identifying company name or if unemployed.

 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

It is unacceptable to use the statement "See resume" in place of work history.

 

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. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

 

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. 

 

Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment.

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the DOH in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

 

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.

 

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

 

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. 

 

Incumbent may be required to work during or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or to perform other emergency.  Duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

 

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: Orlando