• ORAL SURGEON

    Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
    Job ID
    2019-1744
    Category
    PROVIDERS
    Type
    Intermittent
  • About Us:

     

    SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

     

    Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

     

    Job Overview:

    Perform surgery and related procedures on the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions to treat diseases, injuries, or defects. May diagnose problems of the oral and maxillofacial regions. May perform surgery to improve function or appearance. May supervisor and instruct General Dentistry Residents during specialty clinics.

    Responsibilities:

    • Administer general and local anesthetics. Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
    • Collaborate with healthcare professionals and especially with Resident Program Director to plan or provide treatment.
    • Evaluate the position of the wisdom teeth to determine whether problems exist currently or might occur in the future.
    • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
    • Perform surgery to prepare the mouth for dental implants, and to aid in the regeneration of deficient bone and gum tissues.
    • Remove impacted, damaged, and non-restorable teeth.
    • Treat infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands, jaws, and neck.
    • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
    • Remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and facial regions, using surgical instruments.

    Qualifications:

    Education/Experience

    • DDS or DMD degree from an accredited University and an active license from one of the 50 United States of America
    • 5 years working experience is preferred

    License/Certification

    • Board Certified OMFS

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Working knowledge of proper infection control techniques
    • Understanding of the principles of dental disease and appropriate treatment therapies
    • Oral and written communication ability
    • Accurate clinical judgment
    • Physically able to sit over patient for hours at a time.
    • Dexterity with hands
    • Ability to teach others in a classroom and clinical environment

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