Performs oral patient examination for medical and dental diseases. Includes dental examination Intra/extra-oral soft tissue and diagnosis of pathology. Determines services needed and establishes plan of treatment. Determines appropriate dental services and treatment alternatives and discusses with patients. Supervises and manages of dental department.
1.1 Attends and actively participates in all meetings (e.g., department meetings, program meetings, employee staff meetings) and other activities as required or assigned.
1.2 Attends workshops/seminars as necessary to increase skills and knowledge to provide effective care, treatment, and/or leadership.
1.3 Supports the overall needs of the health center by working flexible or extended hours when necessary.
1.4 Supports the needs of the health center by traveling to other UHC health centers when department need dictate.
1.5 Demonstrates awareness of, and compliance with, organizational mission and objective of UHC to provide health care access and support services for all members of the community.
1.6 Supports their own staff development by completing the required hours of continuing education each year.
1.7 Other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally either verbally or in writing.
1.8 Maintains confidentiality and respect for information regarding patients and other team members; abides by UHC Rules of Confidentiality and general HIPAA regulations regarding privacy.
1.9 Displays a positive, professional and respectful demeanor at all times toward employees, peers, professional contacts, and patients served, maintaining a professional appearance and positive image for the health centers.
1.11 Contributes to the team by promoting positive staff interaction, maintains open communication with other programs/departments.