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Dentist (PRN)

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  PRN
Location:  Medical Office Building 
Requisition #:  32815

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Pediatric Dentist is responsible for the provision of medical and clinical aspects of comprehensive hospital-based Pediatric Dental services, within the context of the overall philosophy. Policies, goals and objectives of the Pediatric Dentistry Department, Craniofacial Service Line and Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center.  Proactively supports the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promotes a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited Dental School. Completed a minimum of a two-year graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Licensed to practice dentistry in the State of Georgia
  • Current DEA registration
  • BLS certification is required. PALS or NRP certification

EXPERIENCE*

  • Training, experience and knowledge interest in Pediatric Dental Services

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • NA

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Member in good standing of the Medical Staff of the Hospital, with clinical  privileges to permit the performance of all services required in this job description
  • Demonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities:

        o Personal organization and time management
        o Human relations and teamwork
        o Personal adaptability
        o Personal motivation
        o Listening

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Participates in the planning, organization, and coordination of the activities of the Pediatric Dentistry Department to meet identified goals.
  2. Participates in the education and evaluation of the positions of Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant. Aids the Director of Pediatric Dentistry on appropriate staffing levels for the program.
  3. Advises the Director of Pediatric Dentistry on appropriate equipment needs, utilization of space, and cost-effective improvements for the Dental Program.
  4. Complies with all regulatory standards and hospital policies.
  5. Participates in multi-specialty clinics as invited.
  6. Assists in preparation of annual reports and budgetary planning.
  7. Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of services provided.
  8. Delivers competent patient care, integrating infection control and body substance precautions, patient safety, body mechanics, and knowledge of growth and development to patients from newborns to 21 years of age.
  9. Demonstrates and practices family centered care:
    • Maintains a therapeutic relationship with patient and family.
    • Communicates relevant information at the patient's and family's level of understanding.
    • Identifies patient/family needs for services from ancillary departments and provides follow-up and referral as necessary.
  10. Other functions as appropriate and assigned by the Director of Pediatric Dentistry.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  5461 Meridian Mark, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Physician/PhD - Physician/PhD


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Medical, Patient Care, Dental, Pediatric, Physician, Healthcare