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Dentist - Full Or Part Time Considered

Company: Blue Ridge Medical Center
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

\ *\*\*Position qualifies for student loan repayment through the NHSC.We have a collegial team of providers (family medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health, and physical therapy) committed to providing quality and compassionate integrated primary care services in our community. BRMC also offers an onsite pharmacy on its main campus, dental center, and lab. We utilize an EMR, maintain an excellent provider/support ratio, provide no hospital rotations and offer maximum telephone call coverage 1:6 weeks. BRMC is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive benefit package including but not limited to generous compensation with performance and merit bonus potential; malpractice coverage; CME allowance; health, dental, vision,LTD and life insurance; retirement and a very generous leave allowance. Our campuses located in Appomattox, Amherst and Nelson County have beautiful mountain views and boasts a rich history, progressive school system, recreational activities (including golf and winter sports) and orchards, wineries and the Wintergreen Resort. Other cultural activities are minutes away in nearby Charlottesville and Lynchburg. We are also an easy drive to Richmond, VA, Washington DC and Greensboro, NC.*Job Summary: *The Staff Dentist is responsible for the provision of oral health services to patients at the BRMC Dental Center. The Staff Dentist works cooperatively and effectively with the Dental Director to assure a smooth and efficiently run center.*Essential Duties: ** Provide routine and emergency dental services, including diagnosis and treatment plans, general restorative procedures, crown and bridge construction, removable prosthetics, uncomplicated endodontics and minor oral surgery.* Initiate and interpret x-ray and lab studies.* Administer and prescribe anesthetics and medications.* Refer patients for specialty care to other clinic programs our outside agencies as appropriate.* Work cooperatively with Dental Assistant and other dental support staff.* Conduct follow-up patient care.* Provide dental and oral health education to patients and families.* Collaborate with dental director to maximize clinic productivity and scheduling procedures, and toward establishing guidelines for care and treatment.* Teach and train patients and staff on illness prevention.* Actively participate in community dental programs.* Assist with in-service and on-going training of clinic staff.* Build relationships and foster a high level of customer service.* Manage difficult clients and patients, demonstrating interpersonal savvy and influence skills.* Exercise professional judgment in the performance of services provided consistent with the organization's policies and the standards of the dental profession.* Demonstrate high degree of knowledge and competency in the practice of dentistry and associated charting requirements.* Perform assigned dental tasks using high level of skills and ability.* Utilize computers for data entry and information retrieval with proficiency.* Utilize and monitor effectiveness and efficiency of all equipment and supplies used in the delivery of services.* Communicate frequently with others in verbal and written communication format.* Collaborate and coordinate patient care with Blue Ridge Medical Center physicians and nurse practitioners.* Other duties as assigned by the dental director.Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Keywords: Blue Ridge Medical Center, Norfolk , Dentist - Full Or Part Time Considered, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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