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Dentist

Care for the Homeless (CFH) is a growing not-for-profit health care and social service agency that serves the homeless population of New York City.  CFH operates Susan’s Place, a homeless residence and medical clinic, and provides medical and social services at thirty shelters, soup kitchens, and drop-in centers.

SUMMARY

The Dentist will diagnose and treat problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

Essential Duties AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide dental services, including but not limited to, diagnostic and therapeutic assessments, treatment of oral conditions and illnesses within the scope of a dental practice, referral and follow-up of patients when indicated
  • Management of patients in the outpatient setting, and refer them to appropriate outside centers as needed for management and treatment
  • Participation in general clinical performance improvement activities including regular peer review of each colleagues’ s charts is a requirement
  • Dentist is expected to learn and use CFH electronic health record system including practice management software, medical record software, dental record software, and digital radiograph software
  • Regular attendances of scheduled meetings of the dental staff and clinical staff is mandatory
  • All charts must be completed and locked within 48 hours after a patient visit
  • Subject to receipt and the approval of dentist application for malpractice coverages and pre-employment health assessment

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements

  • Doctoral Degree (DDS or DMD) required
  • General Practice Residency (GPR) preferred
  • Current NY dental license and DEA in good standing
  • Knowledge of OSHA, HIPAA and infection control compliance
  • Current CPR certification
  • Prof Liability insurance
  • NPI

Experience

  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Self-directed; ability to direct and manage tasks, and treat patients independently

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. The dentist will be responsible for scheduled patient care for a total of 35 hours per week. Outpatient ambulatory care dental hours may include one or more evenings per week. Some additional time may be necessary as the needs of the practice dictates to complete charting and documentation.

EEO Statement

Care for the Homeless provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Care for the Homeless complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Care for the Homeless expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Care for the Homeless’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

POLICY

Care for the Homeless advocates for policies to ameliorate, prevent and end homelessness. We occasionally circulate policy information to employees and require that staff review it. While we don’t require it, we encourage every employee to become involved in supporting and advocating for our agency’s policy agenda and related activities.

Only one submission of your resume is required. Please do not send multiple submissions. Please send cover letter with resume to recruit@cfhnyc.org. The subject heading should be the position you're applying for. Electronic submissions must be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

  Metro Area New York NY
  Job Location City New York
  Job Location State New York
  Job Category Health and Medical
  Prefered Experience 5 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Job Posting Date Jun. 16, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Care for the Homeless
  Organizational Focus Homelessness
  Contact Person Misratu Saka
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email recruit@cfhnyc.org
  Web Address http://www.careforthehomeless.org

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