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Dentist - 20 hrs/wk, Sumner IL

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Sumner
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.  For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a part time (20 hours/week) Dentist to join our team of healthcare professionals at the Lawrence Correctional Facility, Sumner IL.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Medical Director, a dentist licensed in the state of assignment responsible and accountable for supervising the dental staff and managing the dental activity as well as for providing oral health care to patients such as fillings, extractions, dentures, root canals, etc.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides overall supervision of the dental department.
  2. Provides preventative and restorative treatment to all inmates.
  3. Performs and interprets radiographic examinations as indicated.
  4. Performs operative dentistry including appropriate repair of caries.
  5. Repairs/fits proper prosthetic devices.
  6. Supervise staff in:  cleaning of teeth, making impressions for prosthetic devices, planning and maintaining an oral hygiene program, completing appropriate records accurately and all procedures associated with the provision of dental care.
  7. Serves as clinical authority on all matters related to the delivery of dental services, and provides direction, guidance, and oversight to the dental staff and programs.
  8. Provides or arranges for appropriate care for emergency patients as soon as possible.
  9. Ensures continuity of care.
  10. Responsible to ensure appropriate and quality orientation for all newly hired dental staff.
  11. Notifies the Wexford Health Staffing Department of vacant or upcoming vacant positions in a timely manner and actively assists the Staffing Department in the filling of vacant positions.
  12. Is familiar with overtime and commodities budgets and works to remain within budget.
  13. Notifies Regional Manager of staffing vacancies related to the Schedule E.
  14. Obtains approval of Wexford Health and IDOC administration prior to exceeding staffing hours as stipulated in the Schedule E.
  15. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.Conforms to Wexford Health Sources and facility regulations as appropriate, to include, but not be limited to:
  • Dress Code
  • Schedule/time sheet/time clock
  • Safety and security regulations
  • Procedure for sick leave/vacation time/education seminars

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.  Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.

 

TRAVEL : Minimal travel required.

LICENSING: Current Illinois State Dental license

CERTIFICATION:               

  • Current DEA certificate
  • Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM) degree

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum one (1) year practicing dentistry. 
  • Skilled in recognizing the symptoms of shock and fainting; must be prepared to provide necessary aid as directed during procedures. 
  • Correctional Experience Preferred. 
  • Supervisory Experience preferred.

EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wexford Health, Evansville , Dentist - 20 hrs/wk, Sumner IL, Other , Sumner, Indiana

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