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Company: Kool Smiles

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Date Posted: August 2, 2014

Source: Kool Smiles

Here at Kool Smiles, our teams don’t just shape smiles – they shape the lives of families every single day. Working at Kool Smiles means being challenged, having fun, and being proud of what you do. It means being a mentor, being a friend, and being part of a change that starts with every patient. We are the nation’s leader in quality dental care to underserved kids, teens, and adults. Our compassion and drive motivates us to do our best every day. Currently, Kool Smiles is operating in over 130+ locations, with more opening every year. This is an excellent time to join not just an amazing company, but a place where you will be a part of making smiles happen every day.

Kool Smiles is looking for a Dental Anesthesiologist ready to make a difference in the lives of families. Although below is a description of what your ...

Here at Kool Smiles, our teams don’t just shape smiles – they shape the lives of families every single day. Working at Kool Smiles means being challenged, having fun, and being proud of what you do. It means being a mentor, being a friend, and being part of a change that starts with every patient. We are the nation’s leader in quality dental care to underserved kids, teens, and adults. Our compassion and drive motivates us to do our best every day. Currently, Kool Smiles is operating in over 130+ locations, with more opening every year. This is an excellent time to join not just an amazing company, but a place where you will be a part of making smiles happen every day.

Kool Smiles is looking for a Dental Anesthesiologist ready to make a difference in the lives of families. Although below is a description of what your job would entail, we want to emphasize that working at Kool Smiles is more than just a job. Kool Smiles is not your typical dentist office and working here is not your typical experience. You will thrive here if you are someone who wants to grow professionally while serving your community at the same time.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The Dental Anesthesiologist is responsible for providing safe, compassionate, quality dental care to our patients.

* Provide leadership and direction to Associate Doctors and dental assistants in all areas of sedation
* Provide full range of sedation services safely to all Kool Smiles patients
* Ensure every treatment plan is reviewed with each patient and / or parent and informed consent must be obtained for treatments rendered
* Educate patients and parents about their maintaining oral health
* Appropriately and safely administer dental anesthesia to limit the amount of patient discomfort experienced by patients during procedures
* Adhere to all federal and government regulations, including the state dental board rules and regulations regarding anesthesia care, HIPPA and OSHA regulations
* Evaluate medical history and take blood pressure prior to all procedures provided
* Adhere to Kool Smiles Quality Assurance Metrics as indicated in the Expanded Services orientation manual along with the guidelines of the ADA

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Ensure training and development of staff by identifying training needs and establishing initiatives to meet company/individual objectives
* Conduct behavior in a manner that is professional and courteous to all patients, parents, and office staff at all times
* Consistently portray a positive working attitude that fosters a pleasant work environment
* Mentor Associate Doctors on both treatment planning guidelines, and post op care recommendations
* Maintain a consistent schedule in response to patient need

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training and/or Experience

DDS/DMD from a dental education program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation

Completed a Dental Anesthesiology Residency program

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

* Compassion and high level of service for our patients, parents and staff
* Integrity, always doing the right thing
* Team building skills; organizational and staff development skills
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Able to organize work and engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously
* High degree of initiative, accountability and independent judgment
* Professional manner and appearance at all times
* Computer skills: computer literate
* Mentoring capability to Associate Doctors and staff employees

Certifications, Licenses, registrations

* A current, valid license to practice dentistry in the state where providing patient care along with any specialty degrees available (License must be in good standing)
* Malpractice insurance
* CPR/ACSL/PALS Certification (current before start date)
* CDS (in states where applicable)
* NPI provider number (in place before start date)
* DEA number (application submitted before start date)
* Other certifications as required by the state

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with patients, their parents, and staff. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift/carry up to 30 pounds and be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Majority of work performed in a clinical environment. Hours may change to meet the business needs.

Our Full-Time Employees receive a very competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:

* Generous compensation
* 401k plan with company match
* Medical, Dental and Optometry coverage
* Excellent training, education and advancement opportunities
* Visa and permanent residency sponsorship with covered legal fees
* No practice management expenses and headaches – we take care of it!

Kool Smiles Doctors find inspiration, challenge, and reward every day at their job. Do you?

Emily Platto: eplatto@ncdrllc.com or 770-508-6810

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