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Dentist St. Luke’s University Health Network Lehighton, PA

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Brief Details

Job: Dentist

Company: St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location: Lehighton, PA

Job Description

St. Luke’s is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke’s are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay for health care.

The Dentist will provide direct dental care to patients.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides full range of dental care services to St. Luke’s university health network dental patients.
Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
Supervises the day to day activities of dental assistant, dental hygienist and dental residents. Assesses competencies and assists in conducting performance evaluations.
Attends mandated hospital and departmental meetings and functions
Monitors quality of patient care through a peer review system, medical record quality, laboratory and x-ray usage, including, pharmaceutical formulary and drug usage as appropriate.
Maintains compliance with department policy regarding accurate and timely patient charting in the Dentrix system.
Creates a positive milieu in the dental program that fosters dental residents learning and development.
Evaluates residents’ clinical learning process on a quarterly basis.
Evaluates residents’ clinical performance in accordance with established standards defined by the residency program and the commission on dental accreditation.
Establishes positive faculty-resident relationship with effective communications in formal and informal contacts.
Assumes clinical teaching assignments as per the dental residency program policy.
Implements the program philosophy, conceptual framework, and content/ process instructional plan to insure integrity of the curriculum.
Utilizes current dental research applicable to area of teaching.
Participates in activities promoting the dental residency program.
Serves as a professional role model for residents and staff.
Monitors and complies with all infection control and safety procedures.
Offers suggestions to improve work methods or procedures. Participates in Quality Improvement Process.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Sit up to 6 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 2 hours per day. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs. Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral visions.

EDUCATION:

A valid unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the state of Pennsylvania and evidence of current professional liability insurance. A current conscious sedation (Nitrous Oxide sedation) license is desirable.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Five years of experience in a clinical setting is strongly recommended. Current certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke’s!!

St. Luke’s University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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