Dentist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Hampton, Virginia
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This is an Open Continuous Announcement that will be used to fill General Dentistry vacant positions throughout the Richmond, Hampton or Salem facility. This vacancy is open to only Dentists currently employed at these VA Medical Center or associated CBOCs. Resumes will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration as a vacancy occurs. You will receive an email notification when your resume has been referred to the hiring manger.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Applicants applying through this vacancy are required to be current, permanent employees with the Hampton, Salem or Richmond VAMC


Qualifications

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.. However; this position may require working extended clinic and Saturday hours if needed.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required.

Basic Requirements

A. Citizenship : Citizen of the United States.

B. Education: Degree of doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.

Approved schools are:
(1). United States and Canadian schools of dentistry listed by the Council on Dental Education, American Dental Association, in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed.

(2). Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure requirements include a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence.

C. Residency or Comparable Experience : At full grade and above, one postgraduate year of hospital training in the form of an approved residency program (general practice), or comparable experience as a dentist member of a hospital medical staff actively involved in hospital dental care.

Preferred : Two years general practice experience.

D. Licensure and Registration: (1) Dentist (Except Residents). Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States (i.e Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia. The dentist must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. Including BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) Certification.

Please provide of all Licensure and Registration with application package.

E. English Language Proficiency:
Dentists, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), 7407(d).

Grade Determinations

Staff Dentist. An individual that demonstrates the ability in the field of general dentistry or a dental specialty who is employed to perform the duties related to various professional activities of patient care and treatment without supervision. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must demonstrate ability in the general practice of dentistry; be capable of assisting in maintaining accepted standards of professional care in VA facilities; and be capable of accepting full responsibility for the proper care and treatment of assigned patients.

Physical Requirements: Long periods of standing, walking, sitting, and bending are required.

Education

Education:
Degree of doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.

Approved schools are:
(1) United States and Canadian schools of dentistry listed by the Council on Dental Education, American Dental Association, in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed.

(2) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure provided the licensure requirements included a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence.

IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .

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