Public Health Dentist

Location
ALEXANDRIA (MM03), VA
Salary
$42.88 - $71.47 hr
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Closes
Apr 20, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time

Plans, organizes, and maintains a public health dental program at the Mount Vernon District Office, with a mission to provide high-quality dental care to underserved communities. Provides comprehensive general dentistry services and preventive oral health services, primarily to children and to a limited number of adults. Instructs community, school, and other groups on preventive oral health care services. Serves as liaison with local health professionals and organizations to promote good community oral health awareness.

Note: This is 20 hour a week job share position and appointee must be available to work a schedule of Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday..

Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an approved school of dentistry; possession of a valid license to practice dentistry in Virginia.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in a public health setting.

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
  • a National Provider Identifier number.
  • Valid Federal D.E.A. number.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Certification within one year of hire date.
  • A driver's license is required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The following duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodation: required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, reach, and climb stairs and carrying of items under 15 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor and conduct dental care. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to communicate and exchange information with others verbally and in writing.
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview. It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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