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Dentist Northwest Health Services Missouri

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The Northwest Health Services is looking for highly talented and motivated individuals for their Missouri clinics. If you are interested in the long-term career progression then apply for Dentist in Missouri.

Brief Details

Job: Dentist

Company: Northwest Health Services
Location: Missouri

Job Description

Work cooperatively with Northwest Health Services providers, supervisors, peers, and subordinates to carry out the goals and objectives of Northwest Health Services according to established policies and procedures.
Treat others respectfully whether it is a patient, fellow employee, member of management, customer, vendor or visitor to our premises.
Provide oral health assessment, diagnosis and treatment as clinically indicated.
Ensure that his/her documentation in the oral health record justifies prescribed treatment and includes findings/progress, oral health orders and plan of care, in accordance with oral health record policies in Subjective; Objective, assessment and Plan format within 24 hours of treatment notes locked.
Provide general dentistry care for indigent and low-income individuals without regard to ability to pay, race, color, origin or creed, according to Northwest Health Services’ policy.
Make and document proper referrals for treatments that are not available at this facility. Maintain cooperative relationship with local dentists and tertiary care facilities to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care.
Provide general supervision of registered dental hygienist and students.
Assist in developing policy and procedures for dental clinic and to integrate with multi-disciplinary family health services.
Participate in Provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies and systems to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care.
Inform staff of scheduled time away from duty, and any change in physician coverage.
Participate in patient staffing/planning conferences, reviewing clinical assessments, patient progress reports, and reviewing and approving the patient’s plan of care.
Provide consultation, guidance and direction to dental support staff to ensure continuity and quality of services and care.
Comply with the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
Essential Job Functions:

Fulfill position responsibilities in a manner commensurate within the mission and objectives of Northwest Health Services, Inc.
Demonstrate professional demeanor and behaviors at all times when interacting with staff, patients and community.
Support policies, procedures and supervisory decisions.
Utilize established channels of communication and lines of authority for problem solving and communication.
Understand and participate in safety programs and disaster drills.
Participate in community and public relations activities as representative of Northwest Health Services, Inc., as time permits.
Attendance and punctuality is consistent with institutional standards.
Provides proper notification of absence or tardiness.
Appearance and dress is neat and orderly, consistent with professional status.
Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Missouri Dental Board.
Licensure: Valid license to practice dentistry in the State of Missouri, Bureau of Dangerous Drugs license, and DEA license, CPR certified.
Abilities: Insurable for professional liability.
Demonstrate ability to navigate from the computer desktop to Microsoft (MS) Office.
Demonstrate ability to open, minimize, and maximize different windows in the Microsoft Office applications (see #4 above).
Possess current CPR certification.
Possess cognitive skills necessary to read and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.
Possess light typing skills, computer knowledge. Demonstrate accuracy, proficiency, and efficiency. Possess ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patients, and other individuals encountered in the course of employment.
Possess ability to talk, hear, react, stand, kneel and lift.
Demonstrate tact, patience and good communications skills in dealing with patients and office staff.
Insure confidentiality of all patient records and accounts.
Clean and neat appearance.
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License, and proof of insurance for personal vehicle used for business.


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