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Dentist

JOB TITLE: Dentist

DEPARTMENT: Dental Health Services

FLSA:  Full-Time; Exempt

DURATION:  Open Until Filled

SALARY RANGE: Competitive; Compensatory with Experience

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Dentist is responsible for providing oral care for patients including preventative and restorative oral procedures. Provides general information to help prevent problems with teeth and gums. Position will participate in QI activities as needed.


Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. All applications will be reviewed and those deemed most qualified will be contacted for interview.  Please do not call the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Jobs will be open a maximum of 30 days from initial posting.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.

  • Formulate plan of treatment for patient's teeth and oral tissues.

  • Use air turbine and hand instruments, dental appliances and surgical instrumentation.

  • Advise and instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, and oral health care services.

  • Design, impress, adjust and cement prosthodontics appliances such as space maintainers, bridges, and dentures, or write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for laboratory technicians.

  • Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures, and provide preventive and corrective services.

  • Fill pulp chamber and canal with endodontic materials.

  • Write prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications.

  • Analyze and evaluate dental needs to determine changes and trends in patterns of dental disease.

  • Treat exposure of pulp by pulp capping, removal of pulp from pulp chamber, or root canal, using dental instruments.

  • Eliminate irritating margins of fillings and correct occlusions, using dental instruments.

  • Perform oral and periodontal surgery on the jaw or mouth.

  • Remove diseased tissue using surgical instruments.

  • Apply fluoride and sealants to teeth.

  • Manage and supervise staff. 

  • Maintain accurate documentation of procedures, referrals, prescriptions and treatment rendered for patients.

  • Bleach, clean or polish teeth to restore natural color.

  • Plan, organize, and maintain dental health programs.

  • May produce and evaluate dental health educational materials.

  • Provide after-hours emergency counseling or care as needed beyond normal business hours.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Must be licensed to practice in NC and have completed a dental education program accredited by the American Dental Association on Dental Accreditation (ADA CODA). Experience with pediatric patients is preferred along with ability to work in hospital setting.  

    Experience with pediatric patients is preferred along with ability to be credentialed to work in hospital setting.  

    Please submit all inquiries or resumes to the OIC HR Department at

    hrinfo@oicone.org

    or if you have questions, please contact Verona McGuire-Powers, HR Director at 252-212-3484.

Equal Opportunity Employer

OIC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  OIC, Inc. offers equal opportunities to applicants and employees and makes all employment-related decisions based exclusively on job-related qualifications, without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation and/or any other status protected by law.

Diversity Statement

OIC, Inc. is committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling OIC, Inc.’s vision and goals.

Thank you for your interest in employment with OIC, Inc.

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