Dentist - PT (8 hours/week)

Employer
CFG Health Network
Location
Schenectady, New York
Salary
TBD
Posted
Dec 17, 2020
Closes
Jan 16, 2021
Ref
2020-3956
Position
General Dentist
Contract Type
Contract
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).

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 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.

Discover the rewards of working in correctional healthcare.

Please apply today. For a complete job description, check out our website for details:

 www.cfghealthsystems.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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