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Dentist - Full Time

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: Gettysburg
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

PrimeCare Medical (i.e. PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We are a privately owned, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice.
PCM provides comprehensive medical, mental health, & dental care services to over 80 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout the states of PA, MD, FL, NY, & NH.
Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's dental professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned skills and knowledge on a daily basis. It is the perfect hybrid of outpatient & emergency dentistry; providing care to an under-served, diverse, and appreciative patient population.
We are currently looking for a Full / Part Time, Dentist to join our team and provide on-site dental care at the Franklin County Jail in Chambersburg, PA and additional sites throughout Central Pennsylvania.
This position requires only 32-40 hours of on-site dental care per week. On-site hours are normally worked Monday's - Friday's, during normal business hours. This opportunity provides excellent flexibility around both your professional and personal life!
Some important key points:

  • Salaries are negotiable and commensurate based on experience,
  • Family health care benefits offered.
  • Company-paid life insurance provided (and additional elective insurance, STD, LTD benefits available).
  • Retirement benefits (i.e. 401k with discretionary company match) available,
  • Company-paid liability insurance (including tail) provided,
  • Generous PTO vacation plan included,
  • Annual licensure reimbursement offered, and more.Job Description:The right candidate will provide and supervise dental care of inmates/patients, evaluate dental health programs and dental services, function as a consultant to facility physicians, monitor the need for dental supplies and equipment, and participate in dental health planning. Other responsibilities will include:
    • Perform routine drilling, filling and extraction of teeth in accordance with established standards of practice.
    • Complete, within seven (7) days for prisons, fourteen (14) days for jails, and seven (7) days for juvenile centers; an initial dental screening on all new commitments.
    • Evaluate those inmates/patients needing or applying for dental care, not included under basic dental care services and make recommendations deemed clinically appropriate.
    • Treat inmates/patients whose dental care is significantly affecting their nutritional status.
    • Take impressions for dental plates and completes follow-up care that is required.
    • Document completely all services rendered in the inmate/patient dental health record.
    • Instruct inmates/patients in dental hygiene techniques.
    • Provide in-service training for health staff in areas of dental hygiene, care, emergencies, techniques and treatment.
    • Complete dental exam on inmates/patients at anniversary date of incarceration. The period for jails is one (1) year, prisons thirty (30) days and juvenile centers sixty (60) days.
    • Any/all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or delegated.

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Frederick , Dentist - Full Time, Healthcare , Gettysburg, Maryland

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