Dentist

Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services   Klamath Falls, OR   Full-time     Dentistry
Posted on July 6, 2024

Consider Joining our Team! If you are looking for an organization that values your work and commitment to providing quality health care services to a rural population, Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services may be the right place for you.

Salary Range: $149,166 - $261,563 Regular - Full-Time Full Benefits

POSITION OBJECTIVES The Dentist is responsible for carrying out the contracted responsibilities of providing dental care services to the Native American population residing in the service area of the Klamath Tribes. These duties include serving as a direct provider of dental services at the Klamath Tribes Dental Clinic. Routine duties shall include providing health care related services to individuals eligible for services provided by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services in homes, schools, clinics, alternate job sites and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes’ Service Unit. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provide dental services of a scope, quality and quantity consistent with PL-638 program standards and policies. 2. Develop and implement dental care plans; instruct and counsel patients; record patient progress. 3. Coordinate dental services/activities with contract dentists.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES Knowledge of and the ability to interpret accreditation standards. Ability to coordinate organization-wide clinical activities. Knowledge of the principles for effective supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION: Required to possess and maintain a State License as a Dentist. (For out of state applicants; Oregon Licensure required within 120 days of hire. Must submit copy of Licensure with application.) Required Two (2) years of professional dentistry experience and/or training; OR superior academic ability defined as that demonstrated by an intern, who on the basis of an evaluation of all interns who have completed training in the same hospital or in the same kind of internship program over the past five (5) years, would fall into the upper half of the group. Required to acquire and maintain BLS certification within 180 days of hire; strongly recommend certification within 90 days of hire, probationary period will be extended for a maximum of 180 days pending certification.