Dentist- 2 Openings

Employer
PureView Health Center
Location
Helena, Montana
Salary
Salary not disclosed
Closing date
Feb 24, 2023

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Position
General Dentist
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
  1. General Statement 

Under the general administrative direction of the Dental Director, this position provides dental services including dental screenings, diagnosis, restorative care and emergency dental care to clinic patients. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Provides dental services including dental screenings, diagnosis, restorative care and emergency dental care Maintains dental records, documents procedures accurately and completely Maintains up-to-date knowledge of general dentistry Works with Dental Director to continuously improve dental program Implements dental protocols per the Dental Director Participates in the Quality Improvement Program (chart reviews) May participate in Organization-wide staff and board meetings   May participate in review and determination of dental clinic scope of service Serves as a liaison with the dental community 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. Must have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities 

  • Knowledge of federal laws and standards for federally qualified health centers Montana Code Annotated 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 Ability to diagnose and treat dental conditions Use common office machines Operate computer systems and related software, including word processing and spreadsheet programs Design and implement 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, patients and citizens.

Special Requirements

  • Position may require travel to other sites for work assignments, meetings or training.  

Physical Demands  Duties are generally performed in a medical 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 and/or regular shifts at other sites.  

Reporting Line   This position reports to the following position: Dental Director 

Position has supervisory duties: None 

Contact: Venessa Sandoval, venessa.sandoval@pureviewhealthcenter.org, 406 500-2063

 

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