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Health Care & Medicine
Associate Dentist
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UCLA Health | Venice, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the general direction of the Senior Dentist, the staff Dentist will provide dental services to patients of Venice Family Clinic's Dental Program. Duties include the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of dental disease. Examine patient and interpret x-rays to diagnoses dental disease and create treatment plans. Treat mouth disease and refer to appropriate specialist when necessary. Perform restorative procedures including amalgam and composite fillings. Perform extractions. Perform emergency palliative treatment including pulpotomies and pulpectomies. Perform procedures under local anesthetic and nitrous oxide sedation. Perform periodontal procedures to treat periodontal disease including scaling and root planning. Provide prophylaxis treatment including fluoride and sealant applications. Instruct patients in oral hygiene. Prepare and maintain clinical records. Perform full scope of Dentistry, including adult and pediatric patients, ages 0-19.

Job Qualifications
Current California Dental and DEA licenses. Demonstrated skill in diagnosing dental disease from the clinical exam and radiographic analysis. Demonstrated skill in developing an appropriate treatment plan. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in performing restorative procedures safely under local anesthetic and nitrous oxide sedation. Demonstrated skill in performing extractions. Demonstrated skill in performing emergency palliative treatment including pulpotomies and pulpectomies. Demonstrated skill in providing treatment of periodontal disease including scaling and root planning. Bilingual verbal skills in English and Spanish. Ability to work with infectious disease patients. bility to accurately and efficiently enter patient data via Electronic Dental Record (EDR). Ability to interact effectively with people of various socio-economic backgrounds. Ability to deal with patient complaints with tact and diplomacy. Ability to work with volunteers. Comply with HIPAA and Confidentiality Policies and Procedures as they apply to the job. Demonstrate full scope of Dentistry, including experience with adult and pediatric patients, ages 0-19. Minimum 5 years' clinical experience at a dental practice. Work experience in a high volume Community Health Center (CHC) or Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is strongly preferred. Ability to work late hours and/or weekends

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.