Public Health Dentist

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $94,600.00 - $166,250.00 Annually USD

Job Description


MOS Code: 63H (Army), 47G1D (Air Force)

Education and Experience : DDS or DMD degree from an accredited college or university.

Licenses and Certificates :
  • Licensed to practice dentistry by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Certified to write prescriptions by federal and state regulatory authorities.
  • Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under general direction, provide professional chair side dental services to primarily pediatric patients and supervise clinical staff.

Typical Duties

Provide preventive, restorative and surgical dental services. Involves: Provide prophylaxis, topical fluoride, oral hygiene instruction, nutritional counseling, sealant placement, Pediatric Behavioral Management Dentistry with local anesthetic, refer treatment requiring Nitrous Oxide to a pediatric specialist as N2O2 sedation with treatment is not an option, Molar Root Canal Therapy, Surgical Third Molar Extractions, Orthodontic uprighting of molars, Anterior acrylic Crowns, Composite Veneers, In Office Fixed Space Maintainer fabrication with either Band and Loop or Distal Shoe and Total Canal Vitapex on Primary Dentition. Interpret radiographic survey of oral structures/tissues of clients. Refer to appropriate specialist when required. Assure that necessary consent and documentation of treatment is complete and accurate. Comply with OSHA guidelines, radiation safety guidelines and Hazardous Chemical guidelines as mandated by the health district and/or Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

Supervise assigned personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide for training and development. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, or other employee status changes. Serve as a community mentor/instructor for area students, interns and dental school residents.

General Information
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Note: This is unclassified contract position. Employment is predicated on the continuation of state/federal funding.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a present number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as “See résumé” are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application’s employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.

Determined by agreement

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

El Paso, Texas United States View Map