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New job opportunity for full-time Dentist – El Paso

The position opening is with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Region 9/10 in El Paso, TX.

The Dentist I position is under the administrative supervision of the Deputy Regional Director for Public Health Region 9/10 and the professional guidance of the Dental Director of the Oral Health Program for the Department of State Health Services, serves as the supervisor of the Region 9/10 Oral Health program and provides preventive oral health services to eligible populations. Supervises and evaluates the dental hygienist in their performance of preventive services and oral health education. Works with other regional managers to coordinate activities that will optimize improvement of the dental public health of the region.  

  • Initial Selection Criteria:
    • Current license to practice dentistry in Texas.
    • Current CPR certification.
    • Must possess a valid Class C Texas driver’s license or equivalent license from another state.
    • 5 years experience working in dentistry.  

Link to job posting:

Posting date April 5, 2024.

New job opportunity for full-time Dentist – Baytown

The position opening is with Harris County, Public Health Services Department in Baytown, TX.

The Community Health Dentist delivers diagnostic, preventive, restorative, and surgical dental care services to eligible patients. The successful candidate must possess skills to manage daily clinical operations including delegation of duties to the auxiliary dental team members. 

  • Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provides quality dental services (diagnostic, preventive, restorative and surgical) to patients with skill, care and good judgement.
    • Participates in appointment scheduling and patient referral
    • Documents patient treatment and related correspondence in electronic dental chart
    • Establish a treatment plan of care for patients of record
    • Communicates dental treatment information to patients, parents and clinical staff
    • Provides direct supervision to dental hygienists and dental assistants in accordance with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners rules and regulations
    • Oversees auxiliary dental staff in preventive maintenance tasks; infection control and sterilization procedures
    • Ensures adequate clinical supply levels are maintained in accordance with clinical needs; provides oversight of monthly supply ordering providing final approval before submission to clinical coordinator\
    • Ensures timely completion and accuracy of monthly service data reports; performs chart audits to ensure accuracy of Dentrix ledger
    • Other duties as assigned, including special tasks involved in responding to an emergency event. 

Link to job posting:

Posting date April 9, 2024.



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