Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers University Correctional Health Care (UCHC) is seeking a Dentist I to work within the Department of Corrections Facilities statewide. The Dentist I provides dental health services to the inmate population at the Prison.
Performs dental assessments on inmates upon intake, to determine dental needs and urgency of needs.
Charts results in the Electronic Medical Record and develops initial plan of treatment.
Performs and/or interprets radiographic exams.
Provides dental treatment including emergency treatment of teeth and surrounding soft tissues such as oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and periodontal therapy, within the scope of a general dentist.
Corrects significant oral problems which may adversely affect inmate's health.
Makes referrals for procedures which cannot be performed at the institution.
Provides professional consultation to all members of the Health Services team relative to the inmate's health care management.
In conjunction with the Medical Director, prescribes medications from formulary for inmate's healthcare needs.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate of accredited School of Dentistry or graduate of an accredited university with a DDS or DMD degree.
Currently licensed and current DEA certification number.
General practice residency and/or previous clinical dental experience.
A valid driver's license is required.
Possession of own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.
Posting Number: 19ST3116
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 95123
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