Company: Ocean Health Initiatives
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Company Intro: Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc. (OHI) is a
Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to providing
quality, accessible and comprehensive primary health care to the
residents of Ocean and Monmouth County; regardless of economic
OHI services include family and internal medicine, pediatrics,
behavioral health, nutrition, OB/GYN women's health, dental, family
planning, specialty care, pharmacies, PrEP, and a STI clinic.
Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Dentist is
responsible for providing dental care to the patients of Ocean
Health Initiatives (OHI) that is consistent with accepted
professional standards including diagnosis, preventative,
operative, surgical and oral pathologic dental procedures. The
Dentist will provide care and services in accordance with the
policies and procedures established by OHI, The Joint Commission
policies and procedures, OSHA standards, and other safety and
health related codes and laws.
Works cooperatively with all providers and staff to carry out the
goals and objectives of OHI according to established policies and
Assists with the development, implementation, and monitoring of
clinic policies, procedures and protocols as needed to achieve OHI
goals and objectives.
Attends and actively participates in departmental and medical staff
meetings as required.
Supports health center colleagues with internal referrals when
Provides oral health assessment, diagnosis and treatment as
Ensures that his/her documentation in the oral health record
justifies prescribed treatment and includes findings/progress, oral
health orders, and plan of care, in accordance with OHI policy and
Provides general dentistry care for all individuals without regard
to ability to pay according to OHI policy.
Advises patients on dental care education issues when needed.
Effectively and efficiently completes all paperwork requirements
for billing and medical records compliance. Ensures all patient
charts are completed within 24 hours of the patient visit and the
charting is accurate to support clinical and documentation
requirements via Electronic Medical Records
Protects patient's oral health by diagnosing and treating diseases,
injuries, abnormalities of teeth and gums, and undertaking
Advises patients on good health practices.
Uses effective clinical judgment in referring patients and
receiving referrals. Refers patients to specialists when required
and in accordance with their insurance restrictions.
Performs procedures on patients in need. Develops and implements
goals and objectives to ensure high quality, cost effective
Plans and implements policies, procedures, and systems to achieve
stated goals and to ensure compliance with all regulatory
Active participant in OHI's Performance Improvement Process,
Departmental meetings and other OHI meetings.
Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with other dentists, physicians, and health care staff members.
Ability to work in a variety of settings such as the traditional
office, mobile dental van, etc.
Ability to work within a team setting and to relate to the special
needs of the patient population.
Provides consultation, guidance and directions to dental support
staff to ensure continuity and quality of services and care.
Active in continuing and maintaining a high level of professional
skills and knowledge.
Works to ensure patient satisfaction by communicating with patients
in a caring and compassionate manner.
Presents information to patients at an educational level consistent
with their understanding.
Listens attentively to patient complaints and resolves or refers to
Complies with treatment protocols as they are developed and
Demonstrates concern for patient's rights, privacy and dignity.
Adheres to the American Dental Association Code of Professional
Participates in all safety programs which may include assignment to
an Emergency Response Team.
Completes all mandatory in-services and attends meetings required
Works collaboratively with all members of the Senior Management and
Management Teams to resolve departmental and organizational
challenges expeditiously, economically, professionally and with
minimum disruption to the practice.
Leads and manages staff by professional example.
Adheres to Corporate Compliance policies.
Consistently demonstrates The Code.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited School of Dentistry
Maintains Continuing Educational Requirements.
Licensure and Certifications:
CDS and DEA License to prescribe and maintain controlled substances
Active State of New Jersey Dental License and Board Certified are
CPR, BCLS, and ACLS certification are required.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
401(k) + 5% match
Group Term Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Long Term Disability
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