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Doctor of Dentistry

Posted: 09/13/2022

Doctor of Dentistry, PHCS
 
Email:  hr@communitymedicalclinic.org
Employment Application available at https://communitymedicalclinic.org under the Contact tab
(Employment Application and Resume required, if interested)
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
This staff member will be based in Hopkinsville for dental health.  Duties include:

  • Evaluate the current health and condition of their patient’s teeth to determine diagnosis of dental condition, if any.
  • Inform their patients on how to prevent dental problems and keep their teeth and mouth as healthy as possible.
  • Complete treatment on affected gums, decayed and fractured teeth, and perform tooth removal for cases where there are high levels of decay.
  • Consider treatment methods and explain the options with the patient to determine which works best for them based on their situation.
  • *Administer injectable medication as prescribed.
  • Input prescription information in EMR.
  • Keep all equipment functional and clean.
  • Maintain EMR for all patients by submitting timely and complete notes reflecting any/all services.
  • Monitor and evaluate any x-ray images for any part of the patient’s oral cavity.
  • Refer patients to orthodontists or other dental specialist for more advanced procedures and care.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Participate in staff conferences. 
  • Other duties as required/assigned. 
 
*As credentialed by the Pennyroyal Healthcare Services, Inc., Professional Staff Organization (PSO).
 
Will maintain a collaborating physician agreement for the purpose of prescribing medication as dictated by Kentucky State Statute.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Doctor of Dentistry degree - Board certified or eligible. DEA required.  State medical license.  Must possess a valid driver's license, and provide proof of automobile insurance.  Must pass a required Criminal Record Check and a Sexual Offender Registry check.  Must present proof of a recent (less than 1-year-old) TB skin test.
 

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