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Overview

Rolling Hills Clinic 
Red Bluff & Corning locations 

Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY
The Dentist will be under general supervision of the Dental Director and will provide dental services to Rolling hills Clinic patients as permitted by licensure from the State of California. The Dentist will also coordinate relative clinical administration procedures with the Lead RDAEFII. This position will be required travel between Rolling Hills Clinic sites to help fill staffing vacancies and/or shortages.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES

  1. Provide high quality of dental services to Rolling Hills Clinic patients.
  2. Maintain current with new techniques relating to all aspects of the dental field and related areas.
  3. Coordinate and supervise staff functions and duties during patient care.
  4. Participate in the annual review and update of the Dental Policy and Procedure Manual.
  5. Participate in the development and proposal of new dental policy with Dental Director.
  6. Provide Lead RDAEFII well-informed of current activities and situations within the Dental Department
  7. Read and accurately interpret dental radiographs in a manner that ensures member, and/or parent/guardian, comprehension and share findings with member.
  8. Supervise hygienist to perform dental prophylactic treatment and topical fluoride treatment.
  9. Provide complete dental examinations and treatment planning.
  10. Accurately diagnose and help ensure thorough treatment of dental illnesses, disease, and disorders
  11. Perform extractions, surgical procedures, endodontics, prosthetics, periodontics, and restorative services within the scope of experience
  12. Refer members for specialized dental care as needed.
  13. Prepare patients for dental health services and instruct them in appropriate post-dental treatment, diet, medication, and oral hygiene.
  14. Answer patient questions and perform procedures considering patient comfort levels.
  15. Actively participate in meetings as assigned by department director.
  16. Maintain positive public relations with patients, guests and staff.
  17. Obtain and accurately record basic medical and dental histories and other relevant information for updating member registration information.
  18. Perform dental lab procedures as necessary.
  19. Employee Safety: Safely performs all duties; follows required protective protocols to ensure personal
    safety as well the safety of others.

    1. Must maintain compliance with ergonomic safety standards; be mindful of posture and regularly
      practice ergonomic stretches.
    2. Safety: Responsible for ensuring that all duties, responsibilities and operations are performed with the
      utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved, including themselves.
    3. Safety: Take appropriate corrective actions to address matters pertaining to employee health and safety
      that have been brought to their attention.
  20. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

SCOPE OF WORK

  1. Be able to see a minimum of 12 members per day, and complete accurate documentation of visit into
    the electronic dental record (EDR) system by the end of scheduled shift.
  2. Work as a dental team assisting other providers in completing their responsibilities as necessary, e.g.,
    seeing members, processing refills, clearing member approval queue, and provider inbox.
  3. Manage members with behavioral problems or handicapping conditions.
  4. Ensure completion of medication refills for dental procedures before member is dismissed from visit.
  5. Maintain requirements of licensure, DEA certification and board certification if hired as board
    certified. Fulfill and maintain requirements for credentialing, privileging internally and externally with
    payers and regulatory bodies.
  6. Provide comprehensive, high quality dental services to members, regardless of age, sex, gender
    identification, income, national origin or language.
  7. Consider individuals’ cultural, psychological, social and environmental factors in creating
    treatment/care plans.
  8. Participate in trainings of other dental personnel as requested

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must have a Diploma from accredited School of Dentistry and valid license to practice dentistry as a dentist in California.
  2. A current DEA Controlled Substance registration.
  3. Two (2) years of experience in private practice or clinical practice.
  4. A current CPR certification.
  5. A valid California driver’s license and proof of personal automobile insurance.
  6. Excellent communication and written skills.
  7. Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  8. Ability to work well under pressure analyzes and evaluates individual member’s needs, reach sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
  9. Must be detail oriented and be able to multi-task effectively.
  10. Demonstrate clear knowledge of Rolling Hills Clinic structure, standards, procedures and protocols.
  11. Must have ability to relate and communicate effectively with community interest groups, agencies, and medical facilities that serve the American Indian Community.

TO APPLY
Go to rhclinic.org/employment

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None