Please apply online at https://www.pittcountync.gov/512/Job-Opportunities.
Purpose of Position: The Dentist I position is a professional dentistry position working in a mobile public health unit operated to improve access to dental care for children with Medicaid or HealthChoice or who are unable to access dental care in the private sector. Clinical services include emergency dental care for the relief of pain and/or infection, as well as scheduled restorative and preventive dental procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of modern dentistry and recent developments in the field of dentistry. Some knowledge of community health problems. Ability to perform dental work and treatments involved in the control of mouth diseases among children and adults. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, teachers and other appropriate groups in the community and institutions. Ability to prepare and deliver dental health education to various interested groups. Ability to perform dental work of a professional and independent nature. Ability to supervise and train dental assistants and residents.
Minimum Education and Experience: Licensed to practice dentistry in the State of North Carolina. A valid North Carolina driver’s license, proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity.