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    Summary

    This position is located in the Kyle Health Center of the Pine Ridge Service Unit within the Great Plains Area Indian Health Service. The purpose of this position is to serve as staff dentist to provide dental health services to eligible pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and beneficiaries at nursing homes and schools served by the eligible designated population in accordance with Indian Health Service policies.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide direct dental care services of a scope, quality and quantity consistent with IHS, Great Plains Area and Service unit Policies.
    • Performs restoration and cavities with standard and prescribed materials. Administers local anesthesia. Performs single and multiple extractions of teeth and treats periodontal disease.
    • Establishes relationships with tribal groups, clinical staff and HIS personnel to facilitate(s) appropriate health care provisions.
    • Provides prevention, corrective and controls oral health services to patients according to IHS priorities. Prevention services includes clinical fluoride program and fluoridation of community water supplies. Conducts an integrated oral health program with other services.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0680 Dental Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/505704900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.