Practice placement/opportunity

100 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan - 49802

Opportunity type: Associate

Practice type:

  • General dentistry

Date available from: Nov. 30, 2021

Opportunity and position description:

Associate Dentist Job Description: About Our Office : The John Fornetti Dental Center is a beautiful, expanding, state-of-the-art cosmetic and family dental practice that is looking for a highly motivated associate dentist to become an integral part of its team. Here you will have the opportunity to embrace and become a part of a homey environment that is truly patient centered. You will receive a competitive salary rate with bonus incentives, full benefit package, 401 K retirement, as well as vacation and sick time. You will work alongside an amazingly talented and caring team that is built to serve the patient. The John Fornetti Dental Center is locally and privately owned in a small-town with big opportunities, and it does not accept Medicaid. Position Summary: Under indirect supervision or independently, the Associate Dentist diagnoses and treats problems with patient teeth and tissues of the mouth along with providing patient guidance to prevent future oral problems. The Associate Dentist designs treatment options for patients with other support personnel and serves as expert in preparing dental plans. This position must provide patient and practice support services; including, but not limited to, personal assistance, medical attention, and emotional support. Essential Functions: Examine patient mouths for diagnosis of oral health, training, and treatment needs; Provide treatment in accordance with standards of care, to include but not limited to: Visual exams X-ray reviews Removing tooth decay Filling cavities Applying sealants Administering anesthetics Repair of fractured teeth Tooth extractions Corrective surgery to patient gums and bones for gum diseases Replace teeth Write prescriptions for antibiotics and pain, as necessary General oral care Refers to specialists, as needed Manage asepsis, infection, using and maintaining hazard control protocols as established by OSHA and office standards. Must always represent the practice in a professional, pleasant, and cooperative manner. Must make post-op calls. Must maintain regular, consistent and punctual attendance in accordance with assigned schedule and time off policies Must be able to comfortably and efficiently handle multiple deadlines and task assignments. Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in team settings. Occasionally there may be some travel, by car or plane, required in order for you to participate in continuing education or seminars Must keep current malpractice insurance Other duties and tasks, as assigned periodically Success Factors: Always maintain the highest level of confidentiality to HIPAA standards. Adhere to strict safety guidelines and procedures to OSHA and office standards. Must be comfortable seeing and able to maintain a professional demeanor and attitude while working around blood and smells that may be unpleasant. Must be detail oriented in order to work efficiently in small spaces and maintain patient comfort and satisfaction. Must meet all assigned production goals without sacrificing patient comfort or satisfaction. You must be flexible and understand that your job duties may change from time to time and that you may be asked to “help out” in other areas of the office or lab. Must excel in forward thinking in order to anticipate the needs of patients, as well as, guiding assistants during exams and treatments. Must demonstrate active listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Must demonstrate good reading comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills - Talking to others to convey information effectively, provide patient education, and respond to patient questions simply and effectively. Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on dental equipment to maintain and adjust, as necessary. Job Characteristics: Full-time Medical benefits provided Commission Required licenses or certifications: Current State Licensure Bachelor's of Science Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM.) To apply, please submit the following: Resume Salary History Three Professional References (please no personal) Address : 100 South Stephenson Ave. Iron Mountain, MI 49801 Phone: (906) 774-0100 Email: Fax: (906) 774-8904

Additional opportunity information

Number of operatories: 12

Number of active patients: 5418

Patients per month:

New patients per month: 90

Full-time or part-time: Full time

Hours per Week: 40

Dental health shortage area?: No

Website: Website

Contact email:

Organization: John Fornetti

Contact name: Debbie Fick

Daytime phone: 9067740100



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