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OPS DENTIST - 64908225

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33980

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Requisition No: 512153 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS DENTIST - 64908225

Position Number: 64908225 

Salary:  $60.00 per Hour 

Posting Closing Date: 02/24/2022 

Open Competitive

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

 

Provides dental treatment services for eligible patients in accordance with all Federal and State laws and within the guidelines established by the State Health Office and the Dental Administrative offices.  Services are to include:

  • Dental and medical evaluations
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning – including all necessary procedures required to make proper diagnosis
  • Restorative procedures (per program limitations)
  • Oral surgery procedures (extractions)
  • Preventive services, dental and medical
  • Prosthetic services, when indicated (per program limitations)
  • All other dental services permitted by Medicaid
  • Other medical and dental referrals as authorized by dental program policy
  • Maintain detailed, accurate and comprehensive client records according to State guidelines
  • Refer clients for medical or specialized dental treatment and/or diagnoses
  • Proficiently operate various types of dental instruments and equipment using proper technique according to established dental practice, OSHA standards and DOH-Charlotte guidelines

 

Administrative Duties

  • Involves him/herself in related community programs, representing the DOH-Charlotte in a positive manner
  • Assists and develops training for paraprofessional dental staff in dental procedures according to protocols
  • Attends and participates in staff development such as staff meetings and in-service education
  • May perform chart peer reviews and support paraprofessionals operating under provider license per protocols
  • Support a learning environment and may serve as preceptor to students

 

Provides for the proper daily operation of the dental clinic, including:

  • Scheduling of patients
  • Ensuring sufficient patient load to meet productivity standards
  • Maintaining adequate supplies and equipment, including schedules for maintenance
  • Maintaining and periodically checking emergency equipment and supplies

 

Performs other related work as required, including dental surveys, screenings, presentations, staff meetings and quality improvement meetings.

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Knowledge of:

  • Statutes, and Rules and Regulations that pertain to the programs. The incumbent in this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities and is subject to provisions of Chapter 60K-15, Career Service System Rules

Skills:

  • Use of equipment and supplies related to the position

Ability to: 

  • Work with others in a professional, considerate and helpful manner. Projects a positive image of DOH-Charlotte and self
  • Be self-confident, motivated, and enthusiastic drive to perform current job duties and undertake duties of greater responsibility
  • Take and give direction; accept and deliver constructive criticism; and respond and implement suggestions for improvement
  • Accommodate changing situations or plans for satisfactory performance of the job. Able to change easily from one task to another
  • Navigate the Internet, use office suite and assorted software, and use of technology equipment
  • Take the initiative to communicate accurate, up-to-date plans and information to subordinates, peers, and management. Express thoughts clearly, both verbally and in writing. Listen and understands the views of others
  • Develop new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions to make organizational improvements; design and implement new or cutting-edge programs/processes
  • Show understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, cooperation, concern, and politeness to others; relates well to different people from varied backgrounds and different situations
  • Work with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; know about available products and services; is committed to providing excellence in products and services.
  • Manage a variety of responsibilities in a timely, efficient manner and is able to prioritize tasks.

 

 

Qualifications:

Licensure as a Dentist in the State of Florida in accordance with Florida Statute 466 is required.  One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience is preferred.  This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.  Certain immunizations and TB assessment may be required.

Florida Department of Health is required to work before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelter or performing other emergency duties including but not limited to, response to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster man-made or natural.

Valid Florida Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire

 

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:

Port Charlotte, FL

 

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:

  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options

(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.


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