Under the general administrative direction of the Dental Director, this position provides dental services including dental screenings, diagnosis, basic restorative care and emergency dental care at the PureView Health Center.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides dental services including dental screenings, diagnosis, basic restorative care and emergency dental care
Maintains dental records
Implements dental protocols
Reviews policies for compliance with current practice
Participates in review and determination of dental clinic scope of service
Implements the Performance Improvement Program
Serves as a liaison with the dental community
Participates in PureView staff and board meetings as required
Responsible for ensuring continuing education requirements are kept current
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications – Experience & Education
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:
D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree.
Experience in the practice of dentistry with public health orientation through training, experience or professional interest preferred.
Must be a licensed dentist, eligible to practice in the State of Montana.
Knowledge Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of federal laws and standards for federally qualified health centers
Knowledge of applicable sections of Montana Code Annotated
Knowledge of PureView policies and procedures
Dental clinic policies and procedures
Dental clinic health and safety regulations and policies
Dental practice quality assurance and quality improvement practices
HIPAA regulations and practices
Knowledge of and ability to incorporate American Dental Association practice guidelines
Ability to diagnose and treat dental problems
Use common office machines
Operate computer systems and related software, including word processing and spreadsheet programs
Design and implements clinic service improvements
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Follow verbal and written instructions
Establish effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, community service organization representatives, clients and citizens
Some travel may be required.
Duties are generally performed in a clinic environment where hazards and discomforts are controlled and modifiable. This position requires the ability to stand, bend at the waist, kneel, reach over the head, talk, hear, and see. Position requires knowledge and use of typical office equipment including telephone, copiers, fax machines, and personal computer. Position requires frequent contact with clinic employees and occasional contact with community service agencies and citizens. Position may require occasional visits to other sites.