Kenaitze Indian Tribe
  • Dena'ina Wellness Center - Dental
  • Kenai, AK, USA
  • Full Time

Dentist

Dept./Program: DWC Dental

Division: Health Systems

Reports To: Dental Clinic Director

Employment Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt Professional

Schedule: Exempt

Job Summary

Performs restorative, prosthodontic, surgical, endodontic, interceptive orthodontic and periodontal treatment as provided in general dentistry.

Essential Functions

  • Educating patients on oral health care.
  • Examine teeth and diagnose patients' dental conditions, using X-rays.
  • Assessing treatment options and agreeing treatment plans with patients.
  • Carrying out agreed clinical treatments, such as restoring teeth affected by decay, crown and bridge work, etc.
  • Maintaining patients' dental records.
  • Adhere to the Tribe's policies and procedures

 

 

It is the intent of this job description to highlight the essential functions of the position; however, it is not an all-inclusive list. The incumbent may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his/her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or the Kenaitze Indian Tribe's objectives.

Working Conditions

Lifting Requirements

Light work Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.

Physical Requirements

  • Stand or Sit (Stationary position)
  • Walk (Move, Traverse)
  • Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl (Position self (to), Move)
  • Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)
  • See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)
  • Taste/Smell (Detect, Distinguish, Determine)
  • Pushing or Pulling
  • Repetitive Motion

Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions

  • Wet    
  • Noise
  • Vibration        
  • Mists or gases  
  • Mechanical Hazards
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Explosives Hazards
  • Burn Hazards

OSHA Categories

Category I Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue

Equipment and Tools

Equipment used for job: Computer, fax, copier, scanner, and other office equipment

Travel

  • Local
  • In-State

Travel may be required for training.

Qualifications

Education

  • Graduate from an accredited dental school.

Experience

  • Three years of experience in practicing dentistry
  • Knowledge and experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian people preferred.

License/Certification

  • Alaska dental licensure required.
  • Valid Alaska Driver License and must remain insurable under Tribal policy

Special Skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
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