Requisition No: 43767
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: SENIOR DENTIST - 64002804
Position Number: 64002804
Salary: $129,000.04 - $131,999.92
Posting Closing Date: 03/05/2019
Position requires Licensure as a Dentist in accordance with Chapter 466, Florida Statutes.
This is a highly responsible position providing working under minimal supervision providing professional dental services and supervisory support for Career Service and Other Personal Services dentists of the Okaloosa County Health Department. These duties include:
This individual provides dental services consisting of examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, and care of conditions within the human oral cavity and its adjacent tissues and structures, including emergency, surgical, preventive and restorative dental care to Medicaid Children and clients who are members of other programs in which DOH-Okaloosa participates. Performs diagnostic, preventive, restorative and minor surgical procedures within the scope of the dental practice act.
Develops treatment plans and maintains treatment records in accordance with the dental practice act. Coordinates and directs the clinical portion of dental services provided by DOH-Okaloosa. Monitors quality of care to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.
This individual assures compliance of all dental record documentation with federal and state law and with FDOH -Bureau of Dental Program expectations. Works independently and makes decisions based on analysis of data and knowledge of dental practice. Maintains skills and completes on-going training to maintain active license in accordance with the dental practice act.
This individual is responsible for the supervision and professional management of Career Service and OPS Dentists. Serves as the Florida licensed dentist for dentists awarded the FL Temporary Dental Certificates.
Provides supervision to staff that includes, but is not limited to, communicating with, planning and directing work, approving leave and having authority for hiring and taking disciplinary action or effectively recommending such actions. Supports the Dental Clinic Manager in providing guidance regarding the professional work of dental assistants and hygienists including assisting in the performance evaluation process.
Work includes promotion and establishment of population-based dental preventive and educational programs and related dental public health activities. Collaborates with the Dental Clinic Manager to promote community and school-based preventive educational programs.
Provides consultative and technical assistance to public and private entities regarding oral health issues. Other duties as assigned including required participation in CHD disaster emergency training and response activities.
This position requires the incumbent to currently hold and maintain a valid U.S. Driver's License.
All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida employment application.
This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Please note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct the background check.
Emergency Duty: Incumbent may be required to work during or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.
Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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