Indian Health Service

Dental Officer

Location
Multiple Locations
Salary
SALARY RANGE: $104,843 to $225,000 per year
Posted
Jan 08, 2020
Closes
Dec 31, 2020
Ref
IHS-20-GP-10688200-ESEP/MP
Position
Employee Dentist
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Dental Officer

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: IHS-20-GP-10688200-ESEP/MP

OPEN PERIOD: January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020

SERIES & GRADE: GS 11 - 12

WHO MAY APPLY:  All U.S. Citizens 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Independently examine, diagnose, and treat commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems.
  • Diagnose mal-occlusions, and pathological or irregular conditions and ensure proper referral of patients for evaluation or specialty care.
  • Provide all appropriate dental disease prevention measures for each patient treated.
  • Ensure appropriate medical records are maintained and updated in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of public relations with other health disciplines and tribal health groups, as well as the community.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
  • ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

 

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.) from a school approved by the Council on Dental Education, American Dental Association (ADA); or other dental school, provided the education and knowledge acquired was substantially equivalent to that of graduates from an ADA-approved school.

 

LICENSURE:

  • Applicants must be currently licensed to practice dentistry in a State, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must complete a 2-year residency program in dentistry, oral health, craniofacial sciences, or a related medical science; or equivalent experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, and/or training.

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