Staff members from Prism health North Texas Oak Cliff Health Center Clinic

General Dentist JobDallas, TX

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Our Core Values

The culture at Prism Health North Texas is built on our shared Core Values.  We make hiring, firing, promotion and performance review decisions based on these values and behaviors, so it is important that you also share these Core Values:

  • We are solution seekers.  The organization’s founders found solutions even during the AIDS crisis of the 80’s; we remain proactive, thrive on change, and always willing to take the lead.
  • We have a can-do attitude. We are flexible, agile, and never say, “It’s not my job.” We always seek growth, and we are never late but always willing to stay late to see the last patient.
  • We are mission driven. We are committed to health equity; recognize all contributions are meaningful and valued. It is never about the me or I, but about the we.
  • We care about people.  We celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion; we are kind and practice acts of kindness, all in service to our patients and each other.  

JOB SUMMARY:
The General Dentist, reporting to the Lead Dentist or Regional Dental Director, provides general dentistry following the dental practice acts of the stat where they are employed. Strives to deliver a quality patient experience. Position contributes to Prism Health North Texas continued success by passionately executing the company’s business model; promoting the company culture, mission and values; and ensuring consistent compliance with all key company programs and operating initiatives. Responsible for driving superior levels of patient service while striving continuously to improve outcomes. Follows and supports the CARE model for patient experience.

Responsibilities

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Diagnoses and provides appropriate dental treatment plans to patients to include discussion and explanation of treatment plans with patients and/or guardians to their satisfaction and mutual understanding.
 Utilizes best practices, evidenced based dentistry and ADA standards of care in guiding your clinical practice.
 Educates patients and guardians on the importance of maintaining proper oral health and outlining goals for both medical and dental health considerations.
 Communicates with our clinical and administrative support team regarding patient treatment plans, required follow up visits and referrals to specialty dentists.
 Prescribes medications as necessary and appropriate.
 Carefully documents all medications, diagnoses, consultations and treatment plans in the electronic medical record in a timely manner (end of business day) while adhering to HIPAA regulations.
 Ensures execution proper follow up and continued care of patients involved in multi – step treatment plans, particularly for those patients referred for specialty care.
 Attends required continuing education courses related to the dental profession for continued and improved knowledge and technique of dentistry and oral health.
 Practices and follows infection control and OSHA regulations.
 Follows all rules and regulations set by the state, federal and governmental entities.
 Consistently attends and participates in team meetings and huddles.
 Partners with the Practice Manager to ensure business objectives are met.
 Demonstrates and encourage a patient focus in all practice operations.
 Fosters strong relationships with patients to create connections and influence patient retention.
 Ensures appropriate follow through with patients to create lasting relationships with facility.
 Executes company standards, processes, and procedures to ensure quality of service and a consistent patient experience.
 Strives to balance the achievement of operational targets while ensuring an exceptional patient experience.
 Other duties as needed or required.
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
 High standards for integrity, honesty, professionalism, and work ethic.
 Commitment to service excellence.
 Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent organization and follow through.
 Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
 Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
 Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic.
 Self- starter with a strong desire to exceed expectations and capable of leading, directing, and supporting a team to achieve successful results.
 Maintains confidentiality discretion.
 Ability to effectively work in collaboration with others to achieve business objectives.
 Willing to grow and be challenged.

Skills & Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
 DDS or DMD required.
 Dentist licensing/certifications a required by state.
 Maintain Continuing Education (CE) as required by state.
 Current CPR certification.
 Attends additional training as requested/deemed necessary
 Group practice dental experience preferred.
 Full-Time schedule preferred.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
 Ability to travel using personal car as required by the company.
 Occasional overnight travel.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 Must be able to communicate effectively.
 Ability to stand for frequent and extended periods of time.
 The ability to bend, squat, kneel, reach overhead and carry or lift up to 50 pounds.
 Manual dexterity and sitting is required in carrying out position responsibilities.
 The ability to handle sharp instruments.
 May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, chemical hazards, respiratory hazards in a controlled environment.
 May be exposed to hazardous chemicals or substances.
 Personal Protective Equipment required.
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