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General Dentist (Float)

Reference: JOB6604
Location: Harris County, TX
Employer: Harris County Public Health
Contact: Candece Beverly

Date_Available 2023-01-16
  • Provides quality dental services (diagnostic, preventive, restorative and surgical) to patients with skill, care and good judgement.
  • Participates in appointment scheduling and patient referral
  • Documents patient treatment and related correspondence in electronic dental chart
  • Establish a treatment plan of care for patients of record
  • Communicates dental treatment information to patients, parents and clinical staff
  • Provides direct supervision to dental hygienists and dental assistants in accordance with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners rules and regulations
  • Oversees auxiliary dental staff in preventive maintenance tasks; infection control and sterilization procedures
  • Ensures adequate clinical supply levels are maintained in accordance with clinical needs; provides oversight of monthly supply ordering providing final approval before submission to clinical coordinator
  • Ensures timely completion and accuracy of monthly service data reports; performs chart audits to ensure accuracy of Dentrix ledger
  • Other duties as assigned, including special tasks involved in responding to an emergency event.
  • Benefits: 100% employee paid Medical, Dental, Vision; plus, voluntary benefits.
  • Retirement Plan: 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • PTO: Employees are paid for 11 recognized Holidays, plus 1 Personal Float Holiday selected by employee
  • PTO: Employees accrue comp time for overtime, in addition to vacation and sick time
  • PTO: Employees received 12 weeks of Paid Parental Leave to bond/care for child after birth and/or adoption

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) includes a network of more than 700 public health professionals working together to improve health outcomes for the third most populous county in the United States. HCPH provides a multitude of services such as medical and dental services, community programming, and health education for the approximately 2.3 million people in unincorporated Harris County. Through its core values of innovation, engagement, and health equity, HCPH strives to bring meaningful solutions to public health issues while keeping Harris County healthy and vibrant.

The Clinical Health Services positions support clinical services provided to patients by ensuring quality patient care through the Harris County Public Health Dental and Mobile Clinics.

Community Health Dentist Overview:
The Community Health Dentist delivers diagnostic, preventive, restorative and surgical dent al care services to eligible patients. The successful candidate must possess skills to manage daily clinical operations including delegation of duties to the auxiliary dental team members.

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Contact's Phone Number: 713-557-0709
Job Type: Full-time

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