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Pedodontist
Job Code:2020-05-013
Department:Dental
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum139,732
Salary Midpoint174,665
  
Position Closes:
Open Until Filled

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Primary Function:

The purpose of this position is to serve as Pediatric Dentist to provide pediatric and special-needs dental services to the designated population. The purpose of the work is to perform the required dental treatment on the designated population in an efficient and professional manner. These procedures, which require independent judgment and skilled workmanship, affect the attitudes and well-being of the patients. They also affect the efficiency and overall attitude of the dental team.

Education /Experience:

• Incumbent must be a degreed graduate from an American Dental Association accredited dental program. This would include an undergraduate degree and a doctoral degree in dental practice.
• Incumbent must have successfully completed a Pediatric Dentistry Advanced Training Program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
• The incumbent must be board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) with successful completion of the Qualifying Examination (QE) and the Oral Clinical Examination (OCE).
• The incumbent is expected to complete the Renewal of Certification Process (ROC-P) as stipulated by the ABPD to maintain active pediatric board certification.
• Have an unrestricted license in the State of North Carolina or an unrestricted license in another state. Incumbent holding an unrestricted license in another state must obtain an unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the State of North Carolina within one year of hiring.
• Current BLS.
• The incumbent is required to obtain and maintain all certification and education requirements as stipulated by an off-site hospital to maintain operating room privileges including but not limited to Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and/or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification by the American Heart Association.

Job Knowledge:

The incumbent must have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of dentistry, highly developed diagnostic skills, expert treatment planning ability, and considerable skill in administering treatment. The incumbent must be able to relate the necessary skills and knowledge to the needs of a complex dental public health program. This knowledge, skill and ability is normally gained through a degreed program, professional experience, and training pertinent to the specialty. The incumbent must have the ability to utilize various computer programs to access patient information and to document treatment; and have knowledge of OSHA, CDC, EPA and State Regulations in order to ensure safety for self and others.