Swinomish Development Authority Summary: The didgʷálič Wellness Center is an integrated care clinic that combines primary medical and dental care, behavioral health, and opiate treatment under one roof. We are seeking a professional part time Dentist to performs clinical dental services for clients which include examinations and treatment planning, oral cancer screenings, amalgam and composite restorations, pit and fissure sealants, bonded restorations, extractions, root canal therapy, minor oral surgery, periodontal treatments, full and partial denture construction, fixed prosthodontics and other required procedures in the scope of general family dentistry. Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Dentist: • Evaluates patients, performing examinations to determine nature of condition, utilizing x-rays, dental instruments, and other diagnostic procedures. • Diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums and related oral structures. • Provides dental services, including cleanings, fillings, extractions, and replacement of teeth, using rotary and hand instruments, dental appliances, medications, and surgical implements. • Provides preventive dental services to patient, such as applications of fluoride and sealants to teeth. • Instructs clients in proper practices of dental hygiene and in procedures pertinent to provided treatments. • Performs related duties and other tasks as required most especially outreach and patient education. • Provides comprehensive, culturally appropriate oral health care holistically centered with emphasis on team and patient positive experience. Embraces minimally invasive dentistry philosophy. • Provide in-services training to staff. Participate in specialty clinics collaboratively with other members in planning to the health needs and complaints of clients and patients. • Assist the Dental Director in maintaining strong collaboration and communication relative to overall operation of the dental clinic. • Coordinate referral of services to dental specialists for treatment that cannot be provided within the scope of the didgʷálič Dental Clinic. • Other duties as assigned by the Dental Director. Education and Experience: • Graduation from an accredited dental school with a DDS or DMD degree and possess unrestricted license to practice dentistry in Washington State. • Current CPR (BLS) certifications. • NPI and DEA registrations. • At least five (5) years’ experience in dental practice is preferred. • Previous community clinic and/or HIS dental experience is preferred. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures. • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. • Ability to work in a cross-culture environment, understands the social and cultural context of the patients at the didgʷálič Wellness Center. Understands the role of trauma, historical, community, family, and personal experience in wellness and recovery. • Understands and adheres to state (RCW, WAC) and federal confidentiality regulations (42 CFR part 2). Applicants must conduct self ethically and professionally at all times. • Effective communication; written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution. • Basic computer and software experience using MS Office products. • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, and proposes solutions. • Team player who enjoys working in a team environment that is mission-driven and results-oriented. • Must pass extensive criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening.
Full ClassifiedJOB TITLE: DENTIST/DEPARTMENT: DIDGʷÁLIČ WELLNESS CENTER