Dentist - PT (8 hours/week)

CFG Health Network
Schenectady, New York
Dec 17, 2020
Jan 16, 2021
General Dentist
Contract Type
Job Type
Part Time

Make them smile! Discover correctional healthcare. CFG Health Systems has an immediate need for a Dentist-PT for 8 hours/week in Schenectady, NY.

Provide general dentistry and services while ensuring effective inmate patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes of Schenectady County Correctional Facility. 

  • Perform and document routine dental assessments and evaluations on inmate patients referred by the nursing/professional staff of the assigned correctional facility consistent with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) standards of care, NJ 10-A, American Correctional Association (ACA) and Performance-Based National Detention Standards (PBNDS) as appropriate.
  • Ability to assess and diagnose dental conditions, evaluate treatment options, implement treatment plans, and educate patients on oral health care.
  • Perform and interpret radiographic dental exams as indicated.
  • Record all dental care information concisely, accurately, and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format, and on the appropriate forms.
  • Provide emergency treatment of the teeth and surrounding soft tissues such as oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and periodontal therapy, within the scope of general dentistry.
  • Make proper referrals for treatments or procedures which cannot be performed at the institution or are beyond the technical proficiency of his/her practice.
  • Participates in the development of in-programs and maintains public relations with other health disciplines within the institution.
  • Responsible and accountable for dental office security including instrument, medicine, and needle counts in accordance with local and state regulations.
  • Promotes a therapeutic environment to ensure inmate patients are treated in a professional, ethical, and tactful manner.
  • Adheres to the security regulations of the institution to which dental services are provided.
  • Maintains membership in American Correctional Health Services Association (ACHSA).


 Minimum Education

  • Completion from an accredited dental school facility with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).
  • Completion of a US-based residency program in a dental facility.
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the state the facility is located (maintain a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times).

Minimum Work Experience

  • Previous clinical experience in the dental field that indicates knowledge of diagnosis, assessment, and implementation of treatment plans.

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