Program: Wind River Family and Community Healthcare
Salary: Depending on Experience (D.O.E.)
Opening Date: March 27, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:45 pm, with some variation
General Dentist Job Responsibilities:
The Dentist will meet with patients, assess their dental health, perform scheduled cleanings, handle complex procedures, such as root canals, extractions, and oral surgery, and work with the other staff members, such as dental hygienists and assistants to provide our patients with quality dental services.
To be a successful dentist, you should be caring, communicative and experienced in diagnosing and treating dental ailments. The dentist should also be skilled with the various tools and procedures need to correct dental complaints and ensure the oral health of our patients.
General Dentist Job Duties:
Meeting with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better dental hygiene.
Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities.
Correcting bite issues and overcrowding.
Applying helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants or whiteners.
Prescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.
Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior to administering treatments.
Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.
Using instruments, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth.
Keeping records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to them.
Managing and communicating with other staff members to provide care to patients.
Doctorate of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine.
State license (any state)
Additional experience, certifications, or licensing may be required.
Strong computer skills and experience with healthcare databases and applications.
Willingness to comply with all local, state, and federal laws regarding dental and health care.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to keep detailed records.
Comprehensive knowledge of dental procedures, tools, and diagnostics.
Good management skills.
Compassion for and caring of patients.
Able to work in an intense, concentrated environment.
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.
How to apply:
Complete a Northern Arapaho Tribal application form and submit it to the Northern Arapaho Human Resources program. Applications can also be hand delivered to Northern Arapaho Human Resources at the Tribal Complex Building, located at 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, WY., or to the WRFCHC HR Department, at 511 N. 12th E., Riverton, WY.
Indian preference applies.
For more information please call 307-856-9281 Ext 105, or 307-463-4473.