Dentist needed in Northern Alaska

Location
Northern Alaska
Salary
Excellent Salary and Full Benefits
Posted
Feb 08, 2021
Closes
Feb 03, 2022
Ref
JO-1909-4953
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Flexible, Full Time

About the AREA:

Located in Bristol Bay Alaska area.

 

About the GROUP:

In 2013 we marked 40 years of tribal health care operation and management for the people of Bristol Bay. However, the history of organized health care in Bristol Bay is much longer. Prior to the coming of the Russians in 1818, the primary health care provider was the “angalkuk” or shaman. Doctors first came into Bristol Bay when the canneries opened in 1885. In 1904 Dr. Joseph Herman Romig opened a hospital in Carmel. It remained open in 1913 when Dr. Linus Hiram French relocated the hospital to Kanakanak and took over one of two school buildings. In 2013 Kanakanak Hospital marked 100 years of providing health care to the people of Bristol Bay.

 

About the POSITION:

Looking for 2 Dentists

Must have AK licenses in hand

Dental program provides a full spectrum of treatment at the Hospital and in twenty-one area villages.

Comprehensive examinations

Walk-in emergency care (1:00 p.m. M-F)

Digital radiography, most locations

Teeth cleanings and non-surgical gum treatments

Sealant and fluoride applications

Fillings

Extractions

Limited root canal therapy – referrals are offered for molar root canal completions.

Crowns

Dentures

Our focus is on the prevention of dental disease, reaching out to the community through:

School presentations

School toothbrushing and fluoride rinse programs

Head Start exams

Health fairs

 

About the COMP & BENEFITS:

Excellent Comp and Benefits

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