Fulton County, Georgia
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at Fulton County, Georgia
- UNCLASSIFIED TEMPORARY GRANT FUNDED POSITION
VACANCY IS IN THE BOARD OF HEALTH DEPARTMENTMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
(Work Assignment: Dentist Ryan White)
Note: Work hours are not to exceed 12 hours per week - hourly rate: $67.60
Graduation from an accredited dental school with a Doctorate's Degree in Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) or D.M.D.
Specific License or Certification Required:
License to practice as a Dentist issued by the State of Georgia; License to prescribe and dispense medications issued through the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed to be rated as qualified. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL BEFORE THEY ARE SUBMITTED. PLEASE REVIEW ALL APPLICATIONS FOR ACCURACY AND MAKE ALL CORRECTIONS BEFORE SUBMITTAL BECAUSE ERRORS CAN RESULT IN NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. WE DO NOT ACCEPT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AFTER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED BY THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT.
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to perform duties related to providing dental services to patients. Responsibilities include evaluating the condition of patients' teeth, diagnosing and treating oral diseases, and performing appropriate dental therapies, such as restoration and extraction. This classification is distinguished from Dentist, Supervisor in that the former is licensed to perform dental restorations and extractions and administer anesthetics, whereas the latter supervises assigned clinical staff in addition to overseeing daily dental clinic operations.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Evaluates condition of patients' teeth, interprets x-rays, and diagnoses and treats oral diseases and infections
Performing routine dental procedures
Providing effective customer service
Using dental instruments and equipment
Performs a variety of dental treatments, such as restoration of carious teeth, root canals, oral prophylaxis, removable appliances restorations, and extractions, including administration of anesthetics
Writes prescriptions for treatment of patients
Directs and completes the preparation of patient charts, records, and information on various computer systems
Communicates effectively with patients of all ages and from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds
Operates personal computers, including spreadsheet, database, word processing, presentation, and other related software.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other County personnel, officials, and the general public
Communication and interpersonal techniques as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
Performs other related duties as required.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, and/or correlate data. Includes exercising judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations, referencing data analyses to determine necessity for revision of organizational components, and in the formulation of operational strategy.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide specialized or professional level counseling and medical treatment to others that typically requires certification and/or a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a specific field.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to overhaul, restore, renovate, construct, and/or rebuild equipment, machinery, or objects, requiring adherence to prescribed standards and specifications. Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of the same equipment, machinery, and/or objects. Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment and machinery, requiring the monitoring, adjustment, regulation, and/or setting of multiple conditions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize consulting and advisory data and information, as well as reference, descriptive and/or design data and information as applicable.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations involving basic algebraic principles and formulas, and basic geometric principles and calculations.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving broader aspects of organizational programs and operations, moderately unstable situations, or the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.
IT IS THE POLICY OF FULTON COUNTY THAT THERE WILL BE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR EVERY CITIZEN, EMPLOYEE AND APPLICANT, BASED UPON MERIT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, AGE, GENETICS, DISABILITY OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION.