Healthcare Network is seeking a Pediatric Dentist to join our team. Since 1977, our private non-profit Federally Qualified Health Centers have broken barriers to provide healthcare to our neighbors in need. Today, we proudly serve as a medical and dental home to approximately 50,000 patients throughout Collier County!
Our pediatric dental team is responsible for providing dental services to nearly 2/3 of the children of Collier County through the Ronald McDonald Mobile Unit program where we go into elementary schools and take care of our youth. This Pediatric Dentist will be heavily involved in training student/resident dentists through our higher learning affiliations.
As a patient-centered medical home, Healthcare Network is a resource for prevention, wellness and quality healthcare. Committed to treating the whole person in both mind and body throughout the life cycle our services include family care, children's care ,HIV/AIDS treatment, senior care, women's care, dental care, pharmacy and integrated behavioral health. We are accredited by the Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Care (AAAHC) and are certified by AAAHC as a medical and dental home.Healthcare Network is accredited by AAAHC and certified as a Federally Qualified Health Center by HRSA.
Healthcare Network offers our care team members a competitive wage, comprehensive benefit package and the opportunity to serve in a mission-minded organization. For more information on our community organization, visit our website at www.healthcareswfl.org.
This position will provide comprehensive Pediatric Dental care to patients in a primary health care delivery system. The Pediatric Dentist assumes the responsibility of providing the best care possible for all of patients. Provide preventive and restorative treatments for problems affecting the mouth and teeth. High moral character, ethics, and conduct are mandatory. This position has a teaching opportunity as an important component of our Pediatric Dental Program.
Responsibilities and Standards:
Perform oral examinations of hard and soft tissue while working with patients to maintain and restore quality health to everything within the mouth.
Examine teeth and diagnose patients' dental conditions by using tools such as x-rays, dental instruments, and other diagnostic procedures.
Clean, restore, extract, and replace teeth, using rotary and hand instruments, dental appliances, medications, and/or surgical equipment.
Evaluate the current health and condition of the patient's teeth to determine diagnosis of dental condition, if any.
Completes treatment planned procedures that are agreed upon by patient and parent/guardian, such as restoring teeth affected by decay and treating gum disease.
Perform pediatric dentistry services, including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums, and related oral structures.
Consults with the patient, parent and/or guardian and advises them of their dental status, prescribes the treatment needed, provides risks, benefits and alternatives.
Perform oral cancer examinations, take and interpret radiographs.
Provide dental services at any and/or all HCN dental facilities as necessary to meet department needs
Supervise and evaluate dental students and residents during their rotations at HCN's dental facilities.
Performs other related duties as indicated or when requested by a supervisor.
This position requires a high degree of responsibility, excellent interpersonal skills, organizational ability, problem-solving skills, and written communication skills
Position requires the ability to work independently and within a team to meet goals
Position requires the ability to interact with all departments and all levels of staff effectively
May be required to perform the duties of other employees, including supervisors/managers, in their absence.
May be required to perform duties and responsibilities not listed in this description, on a temporary or long-term basis
Graduation from an accredited school of dentistry (DMD or DDS)
Must maintain required CE credits to maintain licensure
Experience with nitrous oxide, oral sedation, IV sedation and/or general anesthesia preferred
Licenses & Certifications
Possession of a current Florida license to practice dentistry
Board Eligible/Board Certified in Dentistry
Board Certification in Pediatric Dentistry (or in current Residency for)
Current CPR Certification in Basic Life Support
Additional Certifications such as MPH, Ortho, Oral Pathology preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Bi-lingual in Spanish/ English and/or Creole/English preferred
Understanding of and ability to use Electronic Dental Record
A DESTINATION WITH
OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
All roads lead to Healthcare Network, and it’s a destination with outstanding employee benefits. Explore careers with Healthcare Network and join a passionate team making healthcare accessible to everyone. Since 1977, Healthcare Network has broken barriers to provide healthcare to our neighbors in need. Today, our private non-profit Federally Qualified Health Centers proudly serve as a medical and dental home to approximately 50,000 patients throughout Collier County! As we support Collier County residents on their healthcare journey, we’ll need dedicated team members to assist us in our mission to provide quality healthcare accessibly to everyone in our community.