Practice placement/opportunity

238 Front Street, Cashton, Wisconsin - 54619

Opportunity type: Employee

Practice type:

  • General dentistry

Date available from: March 14, 2022

Opportunity and position description:

Position Title: General Dentist Position Type: Full-Time; Part-Time Department: Dental Reports To: Dental Director Supervises: None Status: Non-Exempt Locations: Cashton & La Crosse Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers is an independent, non-profit healthcare provider, caring for Western Wisconsin. Our Dental Department provides preventative, restorative and urgent care services. Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers is looking for full-time; part-time General Dentists to join our team. The individual will actively participate in quality improvement activities including documentation, standard development, scheduling review, and professional orientation/training/education for support staff. The candidate will also serve as adjunct faculty for the involvement of students from dental and allied health. Duties & Responsibilities -Perform preventive services, triage, restorative treatment, endodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery and/or referral of patients of the Health Centers during scheduled office hours and on call hours - Assess, diagnose, treat, and/or refer in accordance with the clinical protocols adopted by the Health Centers, participating educational programs, and relevant Wisconsin statutes and Federal regulations - Collaborate with other professionals in the Health Centers for consultation and/or referral - Work closely with assigned dental assistants and Dental Office Director to assure good work practices - Serve infants, children, adults, and elderly patients providing care to the well, injured, and ill in the Health Centers - Contribute to the development of documentation standards for quality improvement consistent with professional and Health Centers standards; and the performance of review activities for the quality improvement program - Participate with other clinical staff and patients in the development of quality improvement standards and clinical protocols - Serve as liaison between the Health Centers and participating educational programs - Participate in the design and delivery of orientation, training, and continuing education for the dental staff - Keep current in field through reading appropriate journals, attending educational opportunities and networking with peers - Attend OSHA training annually and observe policy and procedures are they pertain to OSHA standards and guidelines - Knowledge and location of SDS sheets, and the emergency medical kit, dental policy and procedure binder - Knowledge of/and requirements of the on-call procedure - Working knowledge of the EDR with direct responsibility of completing progress notes, billing procedures, and updating health histories on each patient - Knowledge of dental equipment and supplies needed for all procedures - Knowledge of coverage by Healthy Neighbor Plan, Forward Health and private insurances, along with required prior authorizations for services - Completion of chart audits quarterly - Knowledge and compliance of the dental department’s scheduling guidelines - Monthly meeting requirements with dentists, all dental staff, and bi-monthly meetings with Dental Office Director - Follows routine duties: time card punches, time card approval, emails, mailbox and voicemail - Promote the mission, vision and values of the organization in all interactions - Report to work as scheduled - Other duties as assigned Requirements -Doctor of Dental Medicine or Doctor of Dental Surgery -Licensure as a dentist in Wisconsin -Prescribing privileges and be licensed to prescribe prescription drugs -CPR certification Benefits -401k Plan – 4% matching program -Medical Insurance -Dental Insurance -Life Insurance -Employer paid Short & Long Term Disability -Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays -Leaves of Absence(s) - Personal, FMLA, Military, Military Family, Jury Duty -Staff Discount – 20% discount for employee & immediate family (some services not eligible) -Fitness Reimbursement -Continuing Education – up to $4,500 annually and 40 hours (Contract Employee) -WI Licensure - Based on contract -Malpractice Insurance - SBCHC coverage -NHSC- approved site with Loan Repayment, if qualified Scenic Bluffs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. For more information on this position -View Full job description – www.scenicbluffs.org/Contact/Career-Opportunities/Dentist-Careers -Additional questions-(608) 654-5100

Additional opportunity information

Number of operatories: 20

Number of active patients: 6909

Patients per month:

New patients per month:

Full-time or part-time: Full time

Hours per Week:

Dental health shortage area?: Yes

Website: Website

Contact email: careers@scenicbluffs.org

Organization: Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers

Contact name: Jenna Sullivan

Daytime phone: 608-654-5100

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