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Dentist (Per Diem)

Dentist (Per Diem)

SUMMARY:

 

Provides dental services to patients of the Los Angeles Christian Health Centers. Renders dental care within the limitations of professional licensing and training.  Actively supports LACHC’s mission of showing God’s love by providing quality, comprehensive health care to the homeless and underserved in Los Angeles.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND PRIVILEGES include:

 

  • Perform dental evaluation and treatment of patients at the clinic. Render dental care including: dental examination; cleaning and scaling; administration of local anesthesia; restorations; oral surgery; and prosthetics.
  • Prescribe appropriate medications
  • Keep accurate records on treatment plan and care given.
  • Provide patient education, and keep accurate records on education given.
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of dental assistants.
  • Assist at times in development of dental budget and fund raising.
  • Represent dental clinic to outside agencies and participate in collaborations.
  • Participate in dental outreach events.
  • Assist in quality assurance and peer review activities under the supervision of the Dental Director and Medical Director
  • Attend all staff meetings and dental department meetings as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bilingual Spanish preferred.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Licensed to practice dentistry in California.  A copy of the California License and DEA license are required.  Must be CPR certified.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to health hazards from exposure to individuals diagnosed with illnesses including TB, HIV, and other medical conditions.  There are additional risks involved with irate and irrational clients who may or may not be under the influence of mind-altering substances such as cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, etc.

Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt position. Medical, dental and Vision benefits.  403B retirement plan with employer match. Equal Opportunity Employer.  We will consider candidates with criminal histories. Salary Range $98,861 – $148,291.  Please submit resume to cbarnes@lachc.com .

 

Job Category: Dental
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Downtown Los Angeles

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