We are recruiting for a Pediatric Dentist to join our team!
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Webb Dental Peds Specialty
Denver Health has an opportunity for an Intermittent/PRN Pediatric Dentist to join our Pediatric Dental Division. The Pediatric Dentist ("Dentist") under minimal supervision, provides primary and comprehensive preventative and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.
Diagnose, prevent, and treat problems with teeth or mouth tissue. Perform extractions, preventative and restorative dental work on pediatric and special needs patients. Provide instruction on brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides, and other aspects of dental care. Administer anesthetics and write prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications.
Patient Care Diagnose dental conditions. Provide patients with proposed treatment plans and cost estimates. Prepare diagnostic and treatment records. Study diagnostic records, such as medical or dental histories. Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment. 60% (40%)
Dental Procedures Determines appropriate dental procedures based on patient need including but not limited to: pulp treatment, including pulp capping and removal of pulp chamber remnants, Prepares and restores carious teeth with appropriate dental material, Extracts erupted, impacted, infected, otherwise diseased teeth and, as indicated, for guidance and development of the dentition. Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patient during procedure, orthodontic treatment and space maintenance. (40%)
Documentation Maintains charts and treatment plans and completes required reports. Treatment Plan Development and Management Prepares charts and determines that most appropriate plan for treatment. (10%)
Staff Management (10%)
Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate Program Completion of Accredited Dentistry Program Required
7-9 years Pediatric dental experience
DDS-Dentist - JCNDE - Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Medicine and Dentistry - Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Diversity - Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value
Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Temperament - Ability to remain calm in emergency situations
Demonstrated proficiency with technology platforms, for example, the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
$220,800.00 - $230,000.00 / yr
Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
Tuition reimbursement & assistance
Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.