Dentist

Dentist

Dentist 150 150 jannetc@beaconcchc.com
Beacon Christian Community Health Center
Published
August 9, 2022
Location
Staten Island
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Jannet Cruz, Human Resources Director
Phone
718-815-6560

Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

This position will play a key role providing quality dental care in our fast-growing primary care facility. The prime focus will be examining, diagnosing, and developing treatment plans for infections and injuries of the teeth and mouth. Carrying out the treatment plan in a competent and efficient manner is then expected. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our thriving organization and provide quality care to those most in need. Each dentist is expected to see approximately 15 - 18 patients per day.

Beacon Christian Community Health Center is an FQHC providing comprehensive primary and preventative health care services to our growing patient population. We are committed to providing advanced technology, human capital, and physical infrastructure to help our providers deliver top quality patient care. Our rapidly growing center currently offers services that include: internal and family medicine, pediatrics, ob/gyn, nutrition, behavioral health, and spiritual care. This is a great opportunity for providers interested in focusing on care delivery rather than the business of medicine/dentistry, in addition to a place where our providers can practice their clinical skills in an environment where they can integrate their faith and work together.

RESPONSIBILITIES/EXPECTATIONS

  • Evaluate patients’ intraoral & peri-oral hard and soft tissue condition; including caries, endodontic/periodontal pathology, soft tissue and developmental pathology.
  • Diagnose and treat Emergency Dental situations such as toothaches, broken teeth/restorations, dislodged crown/bridges, broken off denture teeth etc.
  • Develop patient treatment plan; including Preventative, endodontic, Periodontal, Restorative, Prosthetic and follow up care.
  • Refer out complex Endodontic, Surgical and Periodontal treatment. Perform and complete the remaining portion of treatment plan.
  • Typically, all or nearly all of the treatment plan should be done "in house".
  • The specific procedures which the applicant is expected to be proficient in and expected to perform are: amalgam and composite restorations, single and double canal Endodontic therapy, extraction of erupted teeth and roots either routinely or simple surgical procedures. prophylaxis, periodontal scaling & root planing.
  • A significant portion of the applicant’s responsibility will be Pediatric Dentistry without Nitrous Oxide. This will include Preventative, Restorative and Surgical care on cooperative children. Space maintainers and Removable single tooth movement appliances should be planned and performed.
  • Exercises direct supervision of the assigned/designated dental assistants
  • Attend dental provider and medical/dental staff meetings and participate in case study discussions
  • Provide professional consultation to other clinical staff members when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer/Practice Manager
  • Participate in required in-service trainings as per state and federal requirements
  • Any other related functions to the above
  • Agree to and abide by the Guiding Principles and Mission Statement for the health center.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • An interest in treating less fortunate, needy patients. Providing emergency, preventative and basic restorative care
  • Graduate from an accredited Dental School/Doctoral Degree (DDS/DMD)
  • A valid New York State dental license
  • At least 2 years of experience providing dental care
  • DEA certificate
  • CPR certification
  • Experience with Electronic Dental Records and digital radiography required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly recommended.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment; and
  • TB clearance, to be renewed every year. Annual and pre-employment physical

Salary:  $90 to $100 an hour

How To Apply

Please email me your resume when applying to this job.

jannetc@beaconcchc.com