The VA Central Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Dentist (Oral Surgeon) in Dental Service. Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. one day a week, day is negotiable. This is an OPEN CONTINOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until filled. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be December 16, 2022. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. Basic Requirements A degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are (1) United States and Canadian schools of dentistry listed by the Commission on Dental Accreditation(CODA), in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed.(2) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure provided the licensure requirements include a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. ~AND~ Completed, or you are currently completing, a residency program in general practice or specialty, or comparable experience as a dentist actively involved in treating medically compromised patients. ~AND~ Currently hold, or will hold, a current, full and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Note: Dentists must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. Preferred Qualifications: Board certified or board eligible in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) Successfully completed an American Dental Association (ADA) approved residency program in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. References: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-3 Dentist Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Long periods of standing, walking, sitting, and bending are required. ["The Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center is currently seeking an Dentist (Oral Surgeon) in Dental Service. The Dentist (Oral Surgeon) shall be proficient in all aspects of oral maxillofacial surgery. The Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon serves as a practicing dentist who performs a full range of professional dental procedures in connection with the treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative, or preventive measures. The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) defines oral and maxillofacial surgery as that part of dental practice which \"encompasses the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions.\" The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) further specifies that maxillofacial surgery deals with the lower two-thirds of the face, the lower portion of the orbital cavity, the maxilla, and the mandible. Major duties and responsibilities include: Proficient in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and post treatment in medically complex patients. Experienced and competent in all phases of oral maxillofacial surgery including but not limited to dentoalveolar surgery, complex dental extractions, treatment of orofacial infections, preprosthetic surgery, placement, and removal of osseointegrated implants, diagnostic and surgical procedures consistent with the treatment of oral and maxillofacial pathosis and diagnosis of temporomandibular dysfunction. Treatment will include use of local anesthetic in the Dental Service treatment room and general anesthetic in the operating room in our facility. Working collegially with other dentists and physicians, and should possess the skills, both interpersonal and professional, to work with general practice residents, and other dental specialties. Using a computerized record system for patient care. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. Dentistry at VA: Physicians/Dentists (va.gov) Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Relocation/Recruitment Incentive: Authorized Paid Time Off: Up to 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
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