DENTIST

Job Locations US-AK-Haines
Job ID
2021-5709
Category
PROVIDERS
Type
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE)

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:

Participates as provider (infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric) or consultant for SEARHC.

 

Living and working in Alaska is an amazing adventure.  Many people visit Alaska, but very few people can say that they ever lived here.  The scenery is amazing and the opportunities for outdoor recreation are unlimited.  Southeast Alaska is a temperate rain forest.  We get lots of rain and good winter snow most years, but the temperatures are mild year-round - rarely below 10F in the winter or above 75F in the summer. We boast fantastic hiking, fishing, wildlife watching, boating, camping, hunting, skiing, and more!

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct patient care in home office and occasional village travel. Develops and promotes dental health.
  • Acts as advisor to the Director and Senior Clinical Director of Dental Services in all matters pertaining to patient care in their clinic(s).
  • Acknowledges all communications, submits required reports, time cards, clinical coding and documentation in a timely manner.
  • Keep up-to-date knowledge of technical best practices and of Evidence-Base Dentistry practices through continuing education and applying these skills to your scope of practice.
  • Performs additional duties assigned by Director of Dental Services or other proper authority

Qualifications:

Education

  • DDS or DMD degree from an accredited university

License/Certification

  • Active License in the State of Alaska or another US State. Alaska license preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of proper infection control techniques
  • Understanding of the principles of dental disease and appropriate treatment therapies

Skills

  • Diagnostic & Treatment skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Hand dexterity skills

Abilities

  • Ability to follow infection control guidelines
  • Ability to diagnose and treat dental problems
  • Ability to follow established protocol
  • Physically able to sit over patient for hours at a time

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