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Dentist (Dds) At Merced County Jail

Company: Wellpath
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Why Wellpath:Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"About this role:Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed medical professional, the Dentist will have the overall responsibility for the provision of dental care for the county in compliance with all applicable dental standards, state and federal regulations and laws.Additional Details: Correctional healthcare will surprise you. If you want to take part in a compassionate, collaborative, and innovative care of patients, please check us out! What you bring to the table:Education for Dentist:Graduate of an accredited dental school.Experience for Dentist: Prefer correctional/detention facility experience Minimum 3 years' of experience, and correctional experience is preferredLicenses/Certifications for Dentist: Unrestricted current dental license from the state of practice must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc. Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS and PALS (where applicable) certification through AHAWhat you will do:Provide and supervise dental care of patientsRelief of pain and treatment of acute and chronic infectionsExtraction of unsalvageable teethProvide fillings to eligible persons served, as neededProvide Phase One Periodontal Services to eligible patients, as neededDetects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developingradiographic studiesMaintains persons served appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridgesEnsure that all dental equipment is clean and in good working orderFunction as a consultant to health services staff physician regarding dental issuesProvide in-service training for health services staff on issues such as dental hygiene, dental care, and dental emergencies annuallyDocument all services provided and refused in persons served dental/medical recordProvide direct supervision to the dental assistant and hygienistOversee that the sharps log daily and accurate with each dental clinicOversee the ordering of dental supplies and instrumentsEnsure that dental facility and procedures meets both OSHA and Dental Board of California requirementsObserve HIPPA guidelines as it applies to a custodial environment to maintain confidentiality of persons served health informationChart all findings in persons served record providing written summaries of history, diagnosis, treatment plan, treatment and other documentation requirements including necessary persons served conversations and as outlined by company and FacilityMay assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staffMay assist for orientation and training of new employeesContribute to the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reportsPerform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur investment in you:Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan optionsTime off & leave benefits401KTuition ReimbursementParental benefitsPerks and discountsAnd more available here https://wellpathcareers.Com/Compensation Range: $112 $125 / hour

Keywords: Wellpath, Los Angeles , Dentist (Dds) At Merced County Jail, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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