New: Dentist Opportunity in Metro New York City!!

Doctors Choice Placement
March 6, 2015
Northeast/Mid Atlantic, NY
Job Type


New: Dentist Opportunity in Metro New York City!!

Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Opportunity. Great schedule! The base salary is $125,000 (0-14 patients seen per day) and there is an additional $ incentive for each patient over #14. Full Benefits package is offered.

TITLE: Dentist

REPORTS TO: Chief Medical Officer

SUPERVISES: Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist


Patient Care:
" Performs general dentistry, screening, and evaluation of children, adolescents, and adults
" Diagnoses dental disease
" Fills cavities
" Performs prophylaxis
" Instructs patients on oral hygiene
" Performs root canals
" Screens for oral cancer
" Takes and interprets periapical X-rays
" Applies sealants and stainless crowns
" Makes referrals for treatment not provided at The Hospital and for specialty consultations
" Assists in and encourages patients to attend follow-up visits
" Uses diagnostic data to make treatment decisions
" Monitors the dental inventory
" Oversees general maintenance of dental equipment
" Maintains proper aseptic protocols as per OSHA and the Department of Health
" Ensures proper disposal of bio-hazardous materials

Administrative Duties:
" Supervises dental assistant
" Participates in case conferences
" Assists in the development and implementation of dental quality improvement procedures
" Prepares and makes presentations to staff on dental topics

The Dentist will perform duties in The Hospital clinic and at shelters connected with the agency. The Dentist will have rooms in which to provide examinations and will have a workspace in which to perform his/her administrative job functions. The agency observes a no-smoking policy.

Background and Education:
Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from an accredited institution; New York State license; New York State registration; minimum two years' experience in pediatric and adolescent dentistry; ability to speak Spanish or other languages a plus.

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