Dentist

Website Indian Health Board

JOB SUMMARY

This position exists to ensure the provision of quality dental care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide skilled dental treatment so clients will receive total dental care.
  • Follow established policies and procedures for dental practice to comply with the Quality Assurance minimum standards set by the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis. Participate in semi-annual record audits as part of the ongoing Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement program.
  • Establish consulting relationships with dental specialists to ensure clients receive the benefits of services not provided by the clinic.
  • Chart complete and detailed services on all clients at the time of service to ensure records are kept accurate and complete.
  • Provide dental education to clients and community groups as requested.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings as schedule permits.
  • Assist in daily management and direction of auxiliary personnel.
  • Provides information on good health, wellness and disease prevention to patients.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Some management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge and respect of the American Indian culture.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctor of Dental Science (DDS) and graduate of an accredited school of dentistry.
  • Must have licensure in the state of Minnesota.
  • Community Health Experience desired.
  • Desire to work in a multi-cultural community clinic setting.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

As needed to maintain competency and skills in related areas and to maintain dental license.

1-4 years’ experience, new grads may apply.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of children up and in excess of 50 pounds. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities such as above-average agility and dexterity. The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations requiring a range of safety and other precautions.

Important: The COVID vaccine is required at Indian Health Board

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