Job Summary This position has primary responsibilities for the delivery of dental services to the CHCCW population with a special emphasis to those who otherwise lack access to such care. Consultative and educational services to other CHCCW professional staff is another facet of responsibilities. The dentist will participate in the delivery of screening and prevention activities, treatment, and educational functions. The provider contract supersedes this job description. Essential Functions
Employee performs all duties in contractual agreement with a generally accepted standard of care for the medical/dental profession and specialty in the State of Wyoming;
Employee has complete control over the diagnosis and treatment of each patient treated without giving assurances outside of scope of practice;
Employee maintains the credentialing required by the contracted agreement and engages in education and training as appropriate;
Employee reaches clinical productivity goals set within contractual agreement.
Employee prepares, handles and signs patient records, charts, and reports on all services rendered within 72 hours of date of service.
Employee participates in development and maintenance of CHCCW policy and process.
Employee is an active participant in at least one committee within the organization.
Employee maintains an open practice in which the employee shall not refuse to accept new patients.
Employee participates in dental staff meetings, CHCCW meetings, and peer reviews;
Employee provides referral for patient when treatment plan exceeds ability/scope of practice;
Employee consults with CHCCW Medical/Behavioral Health staff regarding patient care as it relates to prevention, screening, and interrelationships between oral and other CHCCW services.
Employee communicate patient need with reception, case manager, and/or financial specialist to assist with community resources.
Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Other specific skills required:
Education: Minimal requirements/qualifications for this position include a DMD or DDS in General Dentistry from an accredited institution with appropriate academic emphasis. Licensed or license-eligible in Wyoming is required. Post-doctoral residency training in general or specialty dentistry is desirable. Must be current with BLS/CPR certification.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Ability to work with and be part of a multi-disciplinary medical team;
2. Effective written and verbal communication skills;
3. Ability to work independently and be self-directed;
4. Experience with the needs of low income and underprivileged;
5. Clinical experience with all age groups, diverse cultures, and socioeconomic groups;
6. A strong understanding of interrelationship amounts oral, medical, and psychological conditions.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is always Commiserate with experience.
This position is currently offering a $10,000.00 signing bonus.
Internal Number: 5000
About COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER OF CENTRAL WY
Community Health Centers of Central Wyoming provides comprehensive healthcare to people of all ages, making us a true healthcare home for thousands of Wyoming residents. From family medicine to dental, women’s health, pediatrics, behavioral health, and Quick Care walk-in services, our staff has the experience you can trust and the compassion you can expect for all of your loved ones: your children, your grandchildren, your parents, and your grandparents. Visit with us today and discover how our dedicated staff can serve you and your family!
Community Health Center of Central Wyoming (CHCCW) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), mean all malpractice claims are subject to federal procedural law. This health center receives HHS funding and is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).