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DENTIST - Porterville

Company: Aria Community Health Center
Location: Porterville
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

ACHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center and has licensed primary care clinics. We provide medical and dental care, with additional specialists in Chiropractic, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychology, Podiatry and Optometry. ACHC Clinics are located across Fresno, Kings and Tulare counties. SUMMARY A knowledgeable dentist who can provide a range of services to our patients. The dentist will meet with patients, assess their dental health, perform scheduled cleanings, handle complex procedures, such as root canals, extractions, and oral surgery, and work with other staff members, such as dental hygienists and assistants, to provide our patients with quality dental services. You should also be able to assist in the management of the practice and promoting better oral hygiene. To be successful, you should be caring, communicative, and experienced in diagnosing and treating dental ailments. You should also be skilled with the various tools and procedures needed to correct dental complaints and ensure the oral health of patients. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Integrates the Mission, Vision, Values into daily activities and decisions, both individually and departmentally.
  • Performs all duties in compliance with the Aria values and ethical behavior standards.
  • Knowledge of procedures and regulatory requirements that will appropriately guide and support the provision of the services/treatment to be provided.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of department related JCAHO, Title XXII, OSHA, and professional organization standards, principles, and techniques.
  • Demonstrates the ability to problem solve.
  • Identifies real/potential problems affecting service and finds solutions to improve care.
  • Meet with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns.
  • Performs regular cleanings and other preventative procedures.
  • Establishes a plan for better dental hygiene.
  • Performs dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities.
  • Developing treatment plans to deal with dental health issues.
  • Applies helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants.
  • Prescribes medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.
  • Orders diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.
  • Uses tools, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth.
  • Performs exams and evaluating x-rays to determine a patient's dental health.
  • Manages and communicates appropriately with other staff members to provide care to patients.
  • Keeps accurate and timely records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to them.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interacts with patients appropriately and instructs them on proper oral care. JOB QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS
    • Comprehensive knowledge of dental procedures, tools, and diagnostics. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
      • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from a dental program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. BENEFITS
        • 403(B) matching
        • Medical Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • Vacation Pay
        • Sick Pay EEO STATEMENT Avenal (Aria) Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Avenal (Aria) Community Health Center participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Aria Community Health Center, Porterville , DENTIST - Porterville, Healthcare , Porterville, California

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