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Public Health Department Job


Goldsboro, NC (Wayne County)

Posted 06/28/2021

Contract Dentist

Contract Dentist will manage and provide primary level dental care to eligible children of Wayne County through the Miles for Smiles mobile dental unit. Dentist will work in conjunction with health department leadership team to administer all components of dental services and program requirements through the mobile unit, set short-term and long-term operational goals, determine budgetary requirements, develop schedule for mobile unit, and coordinate care for patients served.
In addition, Dentist monitors service delivery and operational effectiveness to meet changing environments and functional requirements of a mobile dental program. Dentist shall provide dental education to schools and other community organizations as needed. Dentist determines that patients' charts are correctly maintained through accurate recording of all dental procedures performed appropriately through Dentrix EHR. The Dentist will oversee other dental staff members, both contract and permanent, during hours of clinic operation. This position is in contact with the public via educational presentation, screenings, and clinical treatment. This position serves as dental consultant source for the local board of health in absence of dental representative. This position establishes working relationships with personnel from the Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section, as well as other departmental personnel from other professional disciplines.
Normal schedule of services will coincide with school year. Minimal to no services provided during summer vacation. Expectations for routine work productivity will be approximately 20 hours per week.
Contractual terms Negotiable


Graduation from an approved School of Dentistry. Must be licensed to practice dentistry in North Carolina.

Special Requirements

Interested providers should contact the Health Director: Brenda Weis, MSPH, PhD Wayne County Health Department 301 N. Herman St., Box CC Goldsboro, NC 27530 (919) 731-1302 ken.stern@waynegov.com Visit our website: www.waynegov.com

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