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General Dentist

Company: the Chickasaw Nation
Location: Ada
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Title: * General Dentist *General Description: * This position is located within the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health (CNDH) at the Dental Clinic at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center (CNMC), Ardmore Clinic and Tishomingo Clinic. The purpose of this position is to perform dental services within the scope consistent with established professional standards and health system policies. *Supervision Received: * The Dentist is under the direct supervision of the Chief of Dental Services. Routine work is performed independently following written procedures, standards and regulations. Duties are performed with considerable independence and little supervision. *Supervision Exercised: * None. *Supervision Essential Job Functions: ** 1. Adheres to the CNDH Medical Staff Bylaws and Policies and Procedures. * 2. Maintains a competent, considerate and objective professional relationship with patients to minimize complaints, dissatisfaction or adverse impact regarding services. * 3. Serves on hospital committees and performance improvement teams as assigned by the Chief of Service or Chief of Staff. * 4. Participates in continuing medical education as required by the Oklahoma Board of Licensure. * 5. Treats all patients with respect and maintains a cooperative attitude with other employees to facilitate quality patient care. * 6. Responsible for continuity of care for dental services and provides timely requests for schedule changes, vacation, sick leave and continuing medical education leave to the Chief of Service. * 7. Maintains sensitivity to Native American culture. * 8. Provides care at the CNMC Dental Clinic, Tishomingo Dental Clinic or Ardmore Dental Clinic when requested. * 9. Provides age-appropriate, comprehensive dental care to patients including pain relief procedures, preventive dental care, and therapeutic dental care. * 10. Makes appropriate referrals. * 11. Attends a medical staff meeting at the CNMC once per quarter. * 12. All other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications *Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: **Required* - --- Must possess and/or be willing to develop and enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential job functions. *Education: **Advanced Required* - --- Have successfully completed an American Dental Association accredited dental program (DDS or DMD). *Education Note: *
None. *Training And Experience: **Required Training* (6 months - 3 years) - --- Be able to demonstrate that he/she has been working in an active dental practice during the last 12 months (recent completion of an accredited dental program will fulfill this requirement). *Licenses, Certifications, Other: **Required* - --- Hold current unrestricted State licensure and be eligible for Oklahoma license. *Required* - --- Preferred: Current unrestricted DEA number. *Required* - --- Preferred: Certification in residency program for specialty. *Physical Requirements: **Required* - --- Position may require long periods of sitting, standing, reaching, lifting and bending to perform procedures. *Work Environment: *
--- Work may require the use of surgical mask, gloves and/or eyeglasses. There may be danger of exposure to radiation, communicable diseases, blood-borne pathogens, and/or airborne debris. Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* 10 hour shift
* 4x10 COVID-19 considerations:
This position requires the COVID-19 vaccine. Are you fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated before starting employment if selected? Ability to commute/relocate:
* Ada, OK 74820: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Application Question(s):
* I understand that the Chickasaw Nation has a no tolerance policy of drugs and alcohol, and this includes the use of medicinal marijuana. As a sovereign Nation, State law does not apply to the Chickasaw Nation, and therefore the use of marijuana is illegal and is not acceptable for employees. Work Location: One location

Keywords: the Chickasaw Nation, Norman , General Dentist, Healthcare , Ada, Oklahoma

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