Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed medical professional, the Dentist will have the overall responsibility for the provision of dental care for the county in compliance with all applicable dental standards, state and federal regulations and laws.
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Provide and supervise dental care of patients Relief of pain and treatment of acute and chronic infections Extraction of unsalvageable teeth Provide fillings to eligible persons served, as needed Provide Phase One Periodontal Services to eligible patients, as needed Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies Maintains persons served appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges Ensure that all dental equipment is clean and in good working order Function as a consultant to health services staff physician regarding dental issues Provide in-service training for health services staff on issues such as dental hygiene, dental care, and dental emergencies annually Document all services provided and refused in persons served dental/medical record Provide direct supervision to the dental assistant and hygienist Oversee that the sharps log daily and accurate with each dental clinic Oversee the ordering of dental supplies and instruments Ensure that dental facility and procedures meets both OSHA and Dental Board of California requirements Observe HIPPA guidelines as it applies to a custodial environment to maintain confidentiality of persons served health information Chart all findings in persons served record providing written summaries of history, diagnosis, treatment plan, treatment and other documentation requirements including necessary persons served conversations and as outlined by company and Facility May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff May assist for orientation and training of new employees Contribute to the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reports Perform other duties as assigned.
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