Dentist (On-Call)

US-CA-Hayward
Job ID
2017-1046
HAYWARD -HWD
Category
Dental Services
Type
On Call

Overview

 

Temporary and On-Call Dentists are responsible for rendering dental care to patients of TVHC, a community health center located in Hayward, CA.  (S)he is further responsible for assuring efficient and adequate patient flow.  This is to include proper utilization of dental assistants and support staff, and the responsibility to deliver quality dental care to all patients.

 

This position will typically work normal business hours Monday through Friday (may include periodic Saturday hours).  

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible to the Dental Director.
  • Provides direct patient care in the dental center on a regular schedule and in emergency call situations as directed by the Dental Director.
  • Assures adequate supervision of the dental hygienist and assistant staff, while performing dental services.
  • Provides oversight of clinical services to dental hygiene students and dental residents.
  • Cooperates in activities with other operating units of the Health Center (e.g., participation in health fairs, screening activities and community outreach).
  • Assist the Dental Director in planning and implementing new programs for the dental department
  • Responsible for following Center protocols and observance of current OSHA requirements and those particular to TVHC, Inc.  Maintains confidentially regarding privileged, administrative, client information and Corporate Compliance in a professional manner. 
  • Working as a member of the health care team, and assisting in education of patients and the target community in preventive health care and health maintenance concepts.
  • Demonstration of patterns of continued learning in order to ensure growth as a practitioner.
  • Participates in the selection of new personnel and evaluation of existing staff.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be in possession of a valid license to practice in the State of California, including DEA license and CPR
  • Completion of the curriculum of an approved school of dentistry and possession of a DDS or DMD degree, DEA and current CPR certification.

Preferred:

  • Additional training/experience in periodontics is helpful, as well as a working knowledge of Denti-Cal scope of benefits, and/or dentistry as practiced under a managed care format.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

General Skills Required:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of dentistry and allied services commensurate with his/her training.
  • Proven ability to work with multi-cultural and diverse client base; sensitivity to socio-cultural issues required.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in regards to job duties and assignments.

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