Dentist

Travis Air Force Base, CA 94533

Job Category: Physician Job Number: 4085 Compensation Range: $227,572.80 to $237,972.80

Job Description


Currently recruiting a Dentist to work at Travis Air Force Base, California to provide care at the David Grant Medical Center. The Dentist will work in an exciting and demanding position serving our nation' s active duty military service members and their families. The Dentist is a full-time position, 40 hrs. Per week, 8 hour shifts between the hours of 7: 00AM and 4: 00PM, Monday - Friday.




DUTIES OF THE DENTIST:
  • Performs a full range of professional dental tasks including treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative or preventive measures such as single and multiple teeth extractions, restoration of simple and compound cavities with standard and prescribed material, taking mouth impressions for crowns, jackets, dentures and bridges and fitting and inserting the finished appliances. Ensures correct patient identification through the use of at least two unique patient identifiers and perform site verification, as required. Enters workload production data into reporting system.
  • 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 nondental 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.
  • Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases, abnormalities, injuries, and dysfunctional disorders of the oral cavity and its associated structures.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DENTIST:
  • Doctor of Medical in Dentistry (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from an accredited dental school approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA). Specialty Dentist must be a graduate of a dental specialty training program that is accredited by the CODA of the ADA or an accepted equivalent program.
  • Shall have been employed for at least one (1) year on a full time basis in the practice of dentistry out of the last 18 months, or be a recent (1-year) graduate of an accredited, post-graduate dentistry training program. Dental specialists shall have a certificate of training in their specialty area from an ADA-accredited residency training program.
  • Possess a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number in order to write prescriptions for controlled substances.
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license from any of the 50 U.S. States or U.S. Territories.
  • U.S. Citizen (required for access to government computer systems).
  • A security clearance background check will be required.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS FOR THE DENTIST:
  • Competitive pay
  • 22 days paid leave per year
  • 12 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance covers the cost of health insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)
  • CME allowance

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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