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Dental Specialist

Company: Highland General Hospital
Location: Oakland
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Highland Hospital, located in Oakland, California, is a UCSF affiliated level 1 trauma center and is the largest facility of Alameda Health System which serves a diverse patient population in California's East Bay Area. As a provider of care to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay for services, we provide high quality, accessible care to our community's most vulnerable patients. The Dental Clinic at Highland Hospital provides comprehensive dental care including but not limited to; preventative and restorative dental services, emergency dental services and exodontia. Providers are made up of general dentists, general practice residents, Oral Surgery residents and attendings. RDAs are paired 1:1 with providers to provide 4-handed dentistry. Our providers and staff are dedicated to our patients and would love to welcome others who share our mission!

We are currently recruiting for a Periodontist to oversee our General Practice residents to join our team. This position will be based at our Highland Hospital. This position will require you to be available 1 day a week. If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

Oversees periodontic treatment by residents and provides didactic training to residents;

Performs oral examinations at the AHS Dental Clinics, interprets x-rays; treats mouth diseases; performs prophylactic procedures, restorations, and other treatment as needed; takes impressions, orders dentures and fits and adjusts dentures; instructs patients in oral hygiene and dental care.

Performs emergency procedures in order to reduce immediate pain; refers patients for needed dental care to the regularly scheduled Staff Dentist for treatment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of a CODA approved periodontic residency program.

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid license to practice Dentistry in the State of California.

Keywords: Highland General Hospital, Oakland , Dental Specialist, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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