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15598 State Highway 8
Minimum Qualifications One year as Dentist 1 and completion of 150 hours of post-graduate education in professional dentistry, etc. OR two years of professional dentistry experience and completion of continuing education in the amount of 150 hours post-graduate education acceptable to the American Academy of General Dentistry completed within the past three years.
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This Dentist 2 will provide professional dental care for individuals receiving services by diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries and malformations of teeth and gums. The person in this position will perform a full range of professional dental duties in connection with the treatment of dental diseases or dental health problems requiring corrective restorative or preventive measures, and will be involved in dental health cases with individuals who experience challenging behaviors and/or may have communication challenges.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conducting examinations of individuals teeth and surrounding oral structures utilizing x-rays, mouth mirrors and other diagnostic procedures and instruments to determine pathological or irregular conditions. Treating dental diseases, injuries and malfunctions of teeth and gums. Performing restoration of simple and compound cavities. Administering anesthetics. Performing oral surgery commensurate with professional qualifications. Performing extractions of teeth. Cleaning teeth by scaling calculus. Treating teeth, mouth and gum infections with appropriate drugs or by surgery. Maintaining written records of individuals dental treatments. Advising individuals about dental health practices. Instructing and directs paraprofessional staff in the performance of auxiliary duties. A willingness to learn and use MIPS stabilizations when treating individuals with challenging behaviors. Be NYS certified in Dental Enteral Conscious Sedation or be willing to become certified. Other duties as assigned.
Additional Comments • All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or Email at Affirmative.Action@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
• OPWDD participates in Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs. For more information go to: www.studentaid.ed.gov/publicservice.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingSubmit Response to Posting form, cover letter, and résumé by July 19, 2018 to:
Broome DDSOO Human Resources Office
249 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
Please reference EOA # 180719D in all correspondence.