LawrenceRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Lawrence jobs

Dentist

Company: Department Of Health And Human Services
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

  • Videos

Videos

  • Duties

Help

Duties

Summary

The Dentist positions are located at one of the Indian hospitals, clinics, or health centers in the Oklahoma City Area. The purpose of this position is to provide basic and advanced dental health services to the designated population in accordance with Indian Health Service policies. The incumbent will be supervised by the Service Unit Dental Chief.

For Program Information: Contact Dr. Bob Smith, Area Dental Officer at (405)951-3735, or email bob.smith@ihs.gov

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

  • Independently examine, diagnose, and treat commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems.
  • Diagnose malocclusions, and pathological or irregular conditions and ensure proper referral of patients for evaluation or specialty care.
  • Provide all appropriate dental disease prevention measures for each patient treated.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and families with multiple dental and health problems and of different backgrounds.
  • Ensure appropriate medical records are maintained and updated in a timely manner.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

  • Job family (Series)

0680 Dental Officer

Similar jobs

  • Dentists

  • Requirements

Help

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.

Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.

The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from Federal service.

Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process.

Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process, may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days after notification of return to full operations and successfully obtaining a favorable background investigation.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

This position has a positive education requirement, therefore, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts, OR list your education history including the type of degree(s) and major of study, and completion or anticipated completion (month and year) on your resume. Official transcripts are required after tentative selection and prior to issuing an official job offer.

Degree and License Waiting Period for Impending Graduates:The Hiring Manager/Selecting Official may elect to utilize an available flexibility wherein applicants who are currently enrolled and expected to complete the required education and obtain the required licensure within 9 months of applying, may be deemed tentatively qualified.Applicants who have not completed their education requirements (but who are within the established timeframe for qualifying) must submit:

  • Documentation from the educational institution's registrar, dean or other appropriate official that attests to the applicable timeframe for completion of the professional program/coursework, AND
  • A copy of the most recent unofficial transcript.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/dental-officer-series-0680/

Applicants who meet the basic requirements (listed below) qualify for the GS-11 grade level.

Education: Applicants must have a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from a school approved by the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

Licensure: Applicants must have passed the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE) which are developed and administered by the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE) and possess a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. (You MUST list your Dentistry license number on your resume, along with the expiration date, OR submit a copy of your Dentistry license that includes expiration date. New graduates must submit verification of licensure prior to encumbering a position with IHS.)

In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below-

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

For GS-12: Applicants must have completed a 2-year residency program in dentistry, oral health, craniofacial sciences, or a related medical science; OR your resume must demonstrate at least 2 years of equivalent experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the private or public sector), and/or training. Qualifying experience involves the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases, injuries, and disorders of the oral cavity and maxillofacial area. Examples of dentistry experience at this level includes: making radiographic examinations of oral cavity, diagnosing pathological or irregular conditions, administering local anesthesia, performing simple and complex restoration of cavities, and performing single and relatively uncomplicated multiple extractions of teeth.

Medical Requirements

Applicants must be able to distinguish shades of color.

Education

When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.

Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Keywords: Department Of Health And Human Services, Lawrence , Dentist, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Kansas jobs by following @recnetKS on Twitter!

Lawrence RSS job feeds