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Company: Kool Smiles

Location: Reidsville, NC

Date Posted: July 6, 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 child. We are the nation’s leader in quality dental care to underserved kids, teens, and adults. Our compassion and drive make us the best at what we do 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 Pediatric Dentist ready to make a difference in the lives of families. Although below is a description of ...

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 child. We are the nation’s leader in quality dental care to underserved kids, teens, and adults. Our compassion and drive make us the best at what we do 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 Pediatric Dentist ready to make a difference in the lives of families. Although below is a description of what your job would entail, we do want to emphasize that working at Kool Smiles is more than just a job. Kool Smiles is not your typical dental 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 Pediatric Dentist is responsible for providing compassionate, high-quality dental care to our patients.

· Provide leadership and direction to Associate Doctors, dental assistants and dental hygienists in all areas of pediatric patient treatment

· Diagnose dental conditions and plan oral health care in consultation with patients and parents

· Ensure treatment plan is reviewed with each patient / parent and informed consent is granted for treatments rendered

· Provide great customer service by offering same day care when possible and ensuring parent / patient satisfaction

· Educate patients and parents about improving and maintaining oral health care

· Appropriately administer dental anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia to limit the amount of patient discomfort experienced by patients during procedures

· Obtain diagnostic pre operative radiographs for every procedure

· Local Anesthesia must be limited appropriately dependent on patient weight

· Effectively and safely administer behavior management techniques to enable delivery of dental care especially for uncooperative children

· Develop treatment plans for patients consistent with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Guidelines

· Explore opportunities for hospital or sedation services

· Adhere to all federal and government regulations, including the state dental board rules and regulations, HIPPA and OSHA regulations

· Adhere to Kool Smiles Quality Assurance Metrics as indicated in the New Dentist Orientation Manual

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

· 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 and completion of a residency from an accredited postgraduate Pediatric program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

· Must love working with children

· 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 Associate Doctors and staff employees on developing their skills

Certifications, Licenses, registrations

· A current, valid license to practice dentistry in the state where providing patient care (License must be in good standing)

· Malpractice insurance (in place before start date)

· CPR Certification (current before start date)

· NPI provider number (in place before start date)

· DEA number (application submitted before start date)

· CDS (in states where applicable)

· FDH (in states where applicable)

· Other certifications as required by the state

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in the provision of dental care to children

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. Requires availability for extended hours during peak patient periods. Hours may change to meet the business needs.

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

· Generous compensation

· Innovative Wealth Management Plan – Accumulate over $1 million

· Medical, Dental, Vision benefits

· 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 Pediatric Dentists find inspiration, challenge, and reward every day at their job. Do you?

Shaheen Zanganeh at 925-216-7655 or email at szanganeh@ncdrllc.com

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