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Dentist Job



Job Number: 70720183774

Location: Grafton, WV

Date Posted: 6-16-2016

Wexford Health Sources, the nation's leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.  For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue. This is for a part-time (10 hours per week on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday) Dentist at the Pruntytown Correctional Center.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Regional Dental Director, a Dentist licensed in the state of West Virginia, responsible and accountable for supervising the dental staff and managing the dental activity as well as for providing oral health care to patients such as fillings, extractions, dentures, root canals, etc.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard dental setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.  Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.



TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

LICENSING:

  • Current West Virginia Dental license
  • Current DEA license

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM) degree

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum one (1) year practicing dentistry
  • Skilled in recognizing the symptoms of shock and fainting; must be prepared to provide necessary aid as directed during procedures. 
  • Correctional Experience Preferred. 
  • Supervisory Experience preferred.

EOE/M/F/D/V


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