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Job Title: Dentist Department: Dental
Pay Range: Level 4 Classification: Hourly/Daily/Salary
Reports To: Dental Director Status: Part-Time/Full-Time
Board of Directors Approval Date: March 1994 Last Revision Date: August 2014
This is advanced supervisory work in the field of dentistry.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Examines patients, and develops and explains treatment plans.
  • Serves a minimum of 14 patients per day.
  • Maintains proper records of services rendered.
  • Provides patient instructions.
  • Prescribes as needed.
  • Makes appropriate referrals for continuing care.
  • Provides oversight to services rendered by ancillary staff.
  • Actively participates in oral hygiene instruction, and promotes the importance of preventative dental care.
  • Provides office fluoride treatment and supplemental fluoride treatment as appropriate.
  • Performs any required restorative dental services.
  • Performs exodontic services as time, resources, and priorities allow.
  • Performs endodontic services as time, resources, and priorities allow.
  • Evaluates requests for emergency care and provides emergency care as appropriate.
  • Abides by the standards of conduct established by the American Dental Association
  • Assists the Dental Director in terms of the scope of services, facilities, staffing and supplies
  • Performs other duties as requested/required.
Qualifications/Education Requirements
Graduation from an approved school of dentistry; current State of Mississippi license, as issued by the Board of Dental Examiners; unrestricted prescribing privileges; experience in a professional dental capacity, preferably in community or public health; and demonstrated ability to perform position duties.
Core Competencies
  • Ability to effectively function within a system of care. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patient, colleagues, other Center staff, and the general public.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently use time and materials.
  • Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
  • Skill in representing the Center in the dental community and serving as an advocate for patients.
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance in an effective manner.
  • Skill in understanding, and sensitivity to, patients of all educational, cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during the working day.


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