Full Time Dentist Job FT CAMPBELL, KY

2024-7859

yesterday

Posted by: Defense Health Agency

Employer: Defense Health Agency

Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES 1. CORRECTIVE AND RESTORATIVE MEASURES. Performs a full range of professional dental tasks including treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative or preventive measures such as single and multiple teeth extractions, restoration of simple and compound cavities with standard and prescribed material, taking mouth impressions for crowns, jackets, dentures and bridges and fitting and inserting the finished appliances. Ensures correct patient identification through the use of at least two unique patient identifiers and perform site verification, as required. Enters workload production data into CDA reporting system. 2. PATIENT MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTATIVE MEASURES. Applies exceptional skill in handling patients with difficult behavioral and management problems. When necessary, consults with and refers patients to other appropriate specialists. Performs various preventive measures, using professional knowledge of dentistry; knowledge and skill to diagnose and treat cases; thorough understanding and knowledge of the relationships and applications of the basic sciences. Conducts extensive prophylaxis treatment. Performs deep scaling and root planning. Conducts group oral health counseling, tobacco cessation counseling, and diet counseling. Prescribes drugs as required. 3. PROGRAM SUPPORT. Ensures adherence to corporate management policies and procedures. Responsible for the timely submission and accuracy of performance data, dental records, consultation requests and other dental records in approved information management system. Performs various duties mentoring and training less experienced general dentists and/or dental ancillaries. Performs other duties as assigned.

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