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Dentist - Knox Public Health Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Dentist - Knox Public Health

Knox Public Health - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 6/27/2024 - Expires: 9/25/2024

Job ID: 275183748

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Job Description

Job Title: Dentist


Location
: Mount Vernon Ohio and/or Danville Ohio


Company: Knox County Community Health Center


About Us

Knox County Community Health Center (KCCHC) is a leading dental practice dedicated to providing high-quality oral health care services to our patients. We are located in semi-rural Knox County, which offers easy access to larger metropolitan areas. As a designated dental health professional shortage area, Knox County presents unique challenges and opportunities for dental care. The KCCHC dental clinic is committed to addressing these challenges by expanding its practice and offering additional services to the underserved dental population. Our goal is to enhance access to comprehensive dental care and improve the overall oral health of the community we serve.
We are committed to creating a comfortable and welcoming environment where our patients can receive the care they need to maintain healthy smiles. Our approach focuses on patient-centered care, ensuring that each individual feel valued and respected. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive and dynamic work environment. We encourage professional development and provide ongoing training to help you stay current with the latest advancements in dental care. Join us in our mission to make a positive impact on the oral health of our community while advancing your career in a collaborative and innovative setting.


Job Type: Full-time


Job Description

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a full-time Dentist, working 40 hours per week. If you have a passion for helping others and a commitment to delivering high-quality dental care, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. In this role, you will have the chance to make a meaningful impact on the oral health of our community while advancing your dental career. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to providing compassionate care, eager to learn, and ready to contribute to a collaborative team environment. If you are driven by a desire to make a difference and grow professionally, we invite you to apply and become a valued member of our team.


Responsibilities:
• Diagnose and provide appropriate dental treatment to patients, including regular cleanings, restorative needs, root canals, and surgical extractions: Utilize your expertise to evaluate patients' dental health, identify issues, and perform necessary procedures to address their oral health needs.
• Educate patients on maintaining proper oral health: Offer guidance and advice to patients on effective oral hygiene practices, preventive care, and healthy lifestyle choices to ensure long-term dental health.
• Communicate with dental staff regarding patient treatment plans: Collaborate with a team of dental professionals, including hygienists and assistants, to develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs.
• Prescribe medications as necessary: Provide prescriptions for antibiotics, pain relievers, and other medications as needed to support patients' recovery and overall oral health.
• Carefully document all medications, diagnoses, treatments, and consultations using electronic health records: Maintain accurate and detailed records of all patient interactions, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory standards, and facilitating continuity of care.
• Oversee the work of professional, technical, and administrative staff: Supervise and mentor a diverse team, fostering a positive and productive work environment, and ensuring that all staff members adhere to best practices and clinic protocols.


Qualifications:
• Current licensure in Ohio
• Minimum of 2 years experience as a licensed dentist in practice is preferred, however individuals will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
• Exceptional dental, communication/public speaking, computer and customer service skills.


Benefits:
• Competitive compensation package.
• Comprehensive training provided.
• Opportunities for career advancement within the dental field.
• Paid holidays, vacation, sick time, personal leave, and retirement
• Health, Dental & Vision insurance available
• Public Servant Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• National Health Service Corp loan repayment


How to Apply: Please submit your resume and KPH application for employment. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Note: This job posting is intended to convey information essential to understanding the requirements and responsibilities of the position. Management reserves the right to modify job duties or descriptions at any time.
Knox County Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact Information

Personal Contact:
OhioMeansJobs
17604 Coshocton Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Attained other post-secondary degree or certification
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
N/A
Salary
N/A
Licenses / Certifications:
Currental Dental Licesure - State of Ohio
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Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 4