Dentist

  • 6677 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Neighborhood Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides primary medical, dental, and behavioral health care to more than 20,000 patients in Northern Virginia. Neighborhood Health’s mission is to improve health and advance health equity in Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax by providing access to high quality primary care regardless of ability to pay.

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Dentist is responsible for providing high quality dental care Neighborhood Health patients as part of a multidisciplinary team. A commitment to Neighborhood Health’s mission and patient population is important.

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES: (Essential Functions: Duties and responsibilities noted with bullets are considered to be the essential functions of the job).

  • Performs routine and comprehensive oral examinations, using X-ray as required
  • Makes diagnoses and develops treatment plans
  • Perform emergency evaluations and treatments
  • Provide oral health education
  • Performs prophylactic and restorative dental work as necessary
  • Prescribes medications as necessary
  • Makes referrals when necessary
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team including medical and behavioral health providers
  • Supervises onsite dental team members including hygienists and dental assistants
  • Documents in electronic health record
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives
  • Adheres to Neighborhood Health policies and procedures
  • Provides feedback as necessary to help improve quality, safety, and operations
  • Participate in clinic and organization wide meetings
  • Demonstrates highest levels of professionalism and ethics
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required

QUALIFICATION/EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited dental program with a Doctor in Dental Surgery (DDS) or a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
  • Current license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Virginia and DEA certification
  • Knowledge of infection control procedures and universal precautions
  • Skilled in full range of primary care dentistry
  • Able to work with all age groups, including children and the elderly
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

Qualifications

 

  • Graduation from an accredited dental program with a Doctor in Dental Surgery (DDS) or a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
  • Current license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Virginia and DEA certification
  • Knowledge of infection control procedures and universal precautions
  • Skilled in full range of primary care dentistry
  • Able to work with all age groups, including children and the elderly
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

Additional Information

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