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Correctional Facility Dentist

Company: DOCS Health
Location: Buzzards Bay
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are health care innovators, problem solvers, and bridge builders for better health. DOCS Health delivers comprehensive direct and on-location comprehensive health services across many sectors. Improving health outcomes for schools, the military, government agencies, correctional facilities and corporations around the world is our mission. We provide solutions that remove barriers, add value, and provide access to high-quality care.We are seeking a Part-Time Dentist to work at the local county jail in Buzzards Bay Metro Area. This position requires working two (2) Fridays per month performing on-site emergent dental care. The hours are between 7:00am - 3:00pm.Correctional dentistry is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for dentist's because it allows you to provide patient care without the interference and barriers associated within a private practice. This is the perfect opportunity to provide dentistry in a public health setting, while improving health outcomes.Performs dental services within designated hours of operations.Utilize universal precautions for patient dental care.Exam, diagnosis and treat patients consistent with professional standards and defined scope of service.Documenting patients’ needs for every dental encounter utilizing the SOAP format, updating the patient health history, and obtaining patient consent prior to delivering of care.Keeps patient information confidential and respects patients' rights to privacy, in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals.Graduated from an accredited school of dentistry medicine (DDS/DMD.)Experience’s clinician preferred; resent grads encouraged to apply.One (1) year of experience in oral surgery preferred.Must have Active & Unrestricted State Dental License to practice dentistry.Excellent organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills.Great interpersonal skills.With over three decades of experience, we are a trusted industry leader. Our experienced team of clinicians and logistics professionals are dedicated, and striveto do the right thing for our partners and their members every time. Because of this commitment, we’ve set a new standard of care delivery through our fixed-clinic, mobile treatment center, telemedicine, and portable deployment models. Join our team, and become a part of a bridge for better health.If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo background check (including criminal record check) and drug screening.DOCS Health is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions, policies, and practices are in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws. DOCS Health will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person's sex (including pregnancy), age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender nonconformity, status as a transgender individual, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, family responsibility, armed services, or any other status protected by law.Two Fridays per month between the hours of 7:00am and 3:00pm.

Keywords: DOCS Health, New Bedford , Correctional Facility Dentist, Other , Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

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