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Dentist - BORREGO

Company: Nhcare
Location: Riverside
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

This opportunity is reserved for current Borrego employees who are confirmed to transition to Neighborhood on 9/1. About UsCommunity health is about more than just vaccines and checkups. Its about giving people the resources they need to live their best lives. At Neighborhood, this is our vision. A community where everyone is healthy and happy. Were with you every step of the way, with the care you need for each of lifes chapters. At Neighborhood, we are Better Together.As a private, non-profit 501(C) (3) community health organization, we serve over 350k medical, dental, and behavioral health visits from more than 77k people annually. We do this in pursuit of our mission to improve the health and happiness of the communities we serve by providing quality care to all, regardless of situation or circumstance.We have been doing this since 1969 and it is our employees that make this mission a reality. Regardless of the role, our team focuses on being compassionate, having integrity, being professional, always collaborating, and consistently going above and beyond. If that sounds like an organization you want to be a part of, we would love to have you.Neighborhood is looking for a Dentist to join our Dental Team. As part of the dental team you and your Registered Dental Assistants will provide dental care and education to our patients while promoting an environment of quality care, teamwork, and professional patient service.DIRECT PATIENT CARE

  • Provides hands-on dental care in a variety of settings while achieving the highest levels of appropriateness, quality, efficiency, accessibility and responsiveness.
  • Provide comprehensive dental care, services and preventive health education/techniques according to procedure for patient of Neighborhood Healthcare while remaining adaptable and flexible.
  • Assess dental needs and refer patients as necessary to dental specialists or medical providers using medical staff protocols for referral, follow-up and quality assurance.
  • Perform dental procedures and services that are within the approved sills profile and/or scope of practice.CLINICAL ADMINISTRATION
    • Maintains productivity standards within 10% of the practice goal and/or as required.
    • Perform in high volume and emergency situations as applicable.
    • Start clinic on or before the scheduled time.
    • Accepts additional patients into the schedule when necessary.
    • Accommodates urgent patients including walk-ins.
    • Minimizes rescheduling of patients; provides direction on what to do when it becomes necessary
    • Completes and submits all billing before leaving for the day.
    • Completes billing to reflect accurate coding and charges of all services rendered.
    • Advises managers of equipment and supply problems.
    • Works closely with Dental Director on improving efficiency, patient flow, and revenues.
    • Maintains necessary credentialing, licensure and continuing education requirements.
    • Adhere to Neighborhood Healthcare Medical Staff Bylaws.
    • Agree to comply with adopted Neighborhood Healthcare clinical dental guidelines.
    • Assist the Dental Director or Dental Site Manager with employee evaluations for the Dental PSRs or Dental Assistants as needed.
    • Be responsible for attending continuing education programs and provide evidence of necessary education completion to upgrade dental skills and maintain licensing requirements.
    • Assist the Dental Director in program development as requested.
    • Participate in Quality Assurance Program including audits, peer review, patient satisfaction, protocol development and in-servicing training.
    • Contribute to the success of Neighborhood Healthcare by participating in quality improvement activities.
    • Attend meetings and other in-service training as established by the Dental Director.
    • Complete legible and legally defensible dental records in a timely manner on a daily basis.RequirementsEducation:DDS or DMD degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in general dentistry. Current licensure in the state of California. DEA license. Current CPR/AED certificationSkills:Ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern dentistry and oral surgery. Thorough knowledge of dental terminology and dental science. Thorough understanding of the theories, methods and procedures for the prevention of dental diseases and the required corrective treatment. Knowledge of community-based dental environment. Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of dental evaluations, diagnosis and treatment. Knowledge of ethical and legal standards for the delivery of dental care. Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions and progress. Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aides and ability to prescribe dosage and instruct patients in correct usage. Ability to develop and implement individualized dental care plans for patients.Experience:Minimum 3 years general dentistry required.
      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Fine hand manipulation, Picking up, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
      • Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
      • Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
      • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or importantspoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
      • Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
      • Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push,pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
      • Jobs are sedentary if walkingand standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.Candidate must be fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus and demonstrate proof of that vaccine upon hire, unless the employee is approved for a disability or religious accommodation.Your full LinkedIn profile
        will be shared. Learn More

Keywords: Nhcare, Riverside , Dentist - BORREGO, Healthcare , Riverside, California

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