Top Job Located in La Push, WA Salary: DOEDentist Full-Time Pay Rate: DOE Located in La Push, WA Overview The Dentist plays an integral role in helping provide high-quality, compassionate care to patients served at the Health Center & is responsible for working collaboratively with dental assistants & hygienists. The ideal Dentist for this position will have the ability to connect respectfully with patients & community members to carry out responsibilities within the mission of the Health Center.
Responsibilities Evaluate patients' intraoral & peri-oral hard & soft tissue condition, including caries, endodontic/periodontal pathology, soft tissue, & developmental pathology Diagnose & treat emergency dental situations such as toothaches, broken teeth/restorations, dislodged crown/bridges, broken off denture teeth etc. Develop patient treatment plan; including preventative, endodontic, periodontal, restorative, prosthetic & follow up care Refer out complex endodontic, surgical & periodontal treatment (dependent on available funds.) Perform & complete the remaining portion of treatment plan Maintaining accurate patient records & details of consultations Requirements Must have a Graduate degree from an accredited U.S. Dental School.
(Transcripts shall accompany application) Three (3) years of clinical dental experience preferred Must have a Washington State dental license A valid Washington driver's license Current CPR Certification DEA Certificate Enrolled or eligible as a Medicaid or other third-party insurance provider Knowledge of HIPAA & other laws governing protected health information Ability to explain complicated patient dental plans in lay terms to patients & their families Must pass a drug screening & background check. Must not have prior convictions or any pending cases; cannot have history of violent acts towards others.Express Office: Port Angeles/Port Townsend 1128 East Front StreetPort Angeles, WA 98362.