About the Position: This position is located at Fort Bliss, Texas.
This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.
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Diagnosing and surgically treating diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaws and neck.
Performing dentoalveolar surgery and preprosthetic surgery.
Treating disorders of the craniomaxillofacial complex.
Performing various preventative measures using extensive professional knowledge of dentistry.
Occasional travel - Up to 15% Business Travel required.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing.
A pre-placement medical examination is required.
Immunization screening is required.
All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
This position may require you to work on call during irregular work hours which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and/or varying work schedules.
This position requires the incumbent to be able to distinguish shades of color.
This position may have specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age on a recurring basis.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Dentist (Oral Surgery):
Education: Applicants must possess Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from a school approved by the American Dental Association (ADA) or the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at the time the degree was obtained.
Licensure: Applicants must have passed the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE) which are developed and administered by the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE) and possess a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Residency: Applicants must have successfully completed an advanced specialty postgraduate residency program approved by the American Dental Association (ADA), or accepted equivalent program, in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Completion of a 3-year residency program in dentistry, oral health, craniofacial sciences, or a related medical science; or at least three years professional dentistry experience, or training, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-12). Experience is defined as: performing oral surgical care including skills such as, but not limited to, diagnosing and performing surgical treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaws and neck.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
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