Dentist

Fort Meade, MD 20755

Job Category: Physician Job Number: 4113

Job Description


Currently recruiting a Dentist to provide care to active duty military members and their families at Ft. Meade, Maryland. The Dentist is a full-time position, 80 hours per two weeks, schedule can vary. Full benefits, including 17 days paid vacation/sick leave and 11 paid Federal holidays.



DUTIES OF THE DENTIST:
  • Examines dental practice, management of patients, and dental prescriptions will be accomplished in accordance with applicable AFMS clinical practice guidelines and JCAHO/HSI standards and instructions set forth in facility where privileges are awarded.
  • Examines, diagnoses, and treats disease, abnormalities, injuries and dysfunctional disorders of the oral cavity and its associated structures.
  • Examines patients and interprets radiographs and diagnostic tests to determine type and extent of dental diseases and disabilities or dysfunctions.
  • Evaluates findings and prescribes type, extent, and order of treatment. Refers non-dental problems to appropriate medical specialty. Restores health and function of carious, fractured, otherwise defective teeth.
  • Performs routine preventive, periodontal, oral surgery, endodontic, and prosthodontic treatment. Provides consultation services.
  • Performs comprehensive dental functions. Performs complex dental treatment procedures in the absence of specialist.
  • May serve as preceptor for general dentistry residency programs.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DENTIST:
  • Degree/Education: Shall hold a doctor of dental surgery or a doctor of dental medicine degree from an American Dental Association accredited college or university.
  • Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: Must be in compliance with Exhibit 5 requirements for a Dentist.
  • Experience: Shall have one (1) year of experience performing clinical dentistry out of the last 18 months.
  • Board Certification: Must be in compliance with Exhibit 5 requirements for a Dentist.
  • Licensure/Registration:
    • Shall have and maintain an active, valid unrestricted, current dental license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) in a US jurisdiction. License must correspond to DEA registration number.
    • Possess a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number in order to write prescriptions for controlled substances.
  • US Citizenship required (for access to government computer systems).
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS OF THE DENTIST:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • 17 days paid vacation per year!
  • 11 paid Federal holidays per year
  • Health & Welfare benefit contributes toward health insurance and short- and long-term disability
  • Dental & Vision plans, 401(K)

ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP:

The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.




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