Dentist – Victoria
Community Health Centers of South Central Texas, Inc. (CHCSCT, Inc.), an FQHC, administers and maintains its program of primary and secondary care, and preventive dental care, in a community health center setting.
We are currently seeking Dentists in our Victoria, TX clinic to perform the following duties:
1. Thoroughly diagnose patients' dental needs and formulate individualized treatment plans. 2. Effectively answer patient questions and address any concerns. 3. Thoroughly educate patients about oral hygiene and health. 4. Ensure thorough documentation of patient charts which includes medical history, existing conditions and previous dental work. 5. Provide treatment to manage and/or eliminate dental disease, restore tooth function and aesthetics, and prevent future disease and/or decay. 6. Effectively communicate with Dental Assistant and/or Hygienist regarding patient care and concerns. 7. Provide each patient with a complete evaluation and treatment plan which includes an explanation of services, fees and payment policy. 8. Conduct clinical duties in a manner consistent with appropriate policies, protocols and procedures, and in compliance with the most current accepted professional standards quality standards, including those established by the Community Health Centers. 9. Conduct clinical duties in a manner that complies with all applicable federal, state, local and center rules, regulations, protocols and procedures that govern the practice of dentistry and the clinical provision of dental care. 10. Refer patients to an appropriate specialist within the market when necessary. 11. Maintain HIPAA standards of privacy and confidentiality. 12. Perform additional duties that are normally associated with this position, as assigned.
- DDS or DMD, or foreign equivalent degree, plus 1 year of professional clinical experience in a public health environment. - Unrestricted License to practice Dentistry in the State of Texas. - Knowledge of HIPAA standards of privacy and confidentiality. - Maintenance of Continuing Dental Education (CDE) to ensure compliance with license requirements. - Maintenance of licensure to ensure qualification for FTCA malpractice insurance.
Any suitable combination of education, training or experience is acceptable. In this context, suitable means substantially compatible with stated academic level and experience requirements and ability to perform the job duties.
Registered Dental Hygienist - Victoria
Community Health Centers of South Central Texas, Inc. (CHCSCT, Inc.), a FQHC, is currently seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist for our Victoria Community Dental Center location.
Responsibilities of Hygienist:
Work well with adults and children; Provide clinical services and health education to improve and maintain oral health; Examine of the oral cavity for the presence of periodontal disease; Provides clinical oral hygiene services including dental prophylaxis, scaling, sealant application and fluoride application consistent with accepted professional practices and standards and in compliance with applicable federal, state law and the center's clinical protocols; and Maintain HIPAA standards of privacy and confidentiality.