Wellpath Dentist in Columbia, South Carolina
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”
About this role
Our Dentist provides dental assessments and dental care of patients and supervises the Dental Assistant.
What you bring to the table
Education for Dentist:
- Graduated from an accredited school of dental medicine
Experience for Dentist:
- One (1) or more years experience in general dentistry preferred
Licenses/Certifications for Dentist:
Current licensure as a Dentist within the State
Current CPR Certification
What you will do
Documents treatment. Provides direct supervision of Dental Assistant. Routine cleaning, drilling, filling, extractions, root canals, impressions, prosthetic and replacement of teeth. Repair of teeth (crowns, bridges). Cuttage, gingivectomy I&D of infections, local nerve blocks, dental referrals, consultations to psychiatric staff, provides education about dental diagnoses and treatment as well as oral hygiene to patients and their families.
Supervises dental services received by the patient, supervision of appropriate staff in the dental clinic.
Participates in performance improvement activities. MSO, hospital wide committees and Task Forces. Collaborates and communicates with staff in other disciplines in an effective and professional manner. Participation in Peer review, Quality Improvement, and in the development of policies and procedures.
Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, and knowledge of abuse reporting.
Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment.
Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each patient.
Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position. Compliance in all mandatory Human Resources requirements.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
Our investment in you
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
Perks and discounts
And more available herehttps://wellpathcareers.com/ (https://wellpathcareers.com/#rewards)
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