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Dentist (Direct Hire)
Chattanooga, TN 37403 US
- Tennessee Dental Board License
- Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree or Doctor of Dental Surgery
- DEA Certificate and current BLS CPR Certification
- Proficient in professional dental methods, practices, and procedures
- Familiarity with federal, state, and county laws, regulations, and safety and health practices
- Understanding of management and administrative practices
- Knowledge of adult and child educational and instructional methods
- Awareness of equipment maintenance and sterilization practices
- Conduct oral exams, referring patients to dental hygienists for prophylactic cleaning, x-rays, and oral hygiene instruction.
- Review medical history, provide restorative treatments, preventive fluoride, and sealant treatments.
- Perform extractions and emergency dental treatments, prescribe medications, and maintain accurate dental records.
- Offer consultations to patients regarding treatment options, costs, and oral hygiene.
- Oversee dental staff, ensuring adherence to health and safety precautions and training in the use of equipment.
- Extended periods of sitting and standing during examinations and treatments.
- Squatting or bending for proper patient access and ergonomic positioning.
- Effective verbal communication, acute hearing, and good vision for patient interaction and dental procedures.
- Manual dexterity and precise hand-eye coordination for intricate dental work.
- Exposure to various chemicals, potential radiation, infectious diseases, and potentially combative patients.