This is a highly responsible position providing professional dental services working under the minimal supervision of the Assistant Director of the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa). This position works in a general practice fixed facility/dental clinic and provides professional support to a school-based dental sealant program. This position will supervise one full-time dentist and 1-2 part-time dentists as the clinic time dentists as the clinic grows.
This individual provides dental services consisting of examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, and care of conditions within the human oral cavity and its adjacent tissues and structures, including emergency, surgical, preventive, and restorative dental care to Medicaid Children and clients who are members of other programs in which DOH-Okaloosa participates. Performs diagnostic, preventive, restorative, and minor surgical procedures within the scope of the dental practice act. Develops treatment plans and maintains treatment records in accordance with the dental practice act. Coordinates and directs the clinical portion of dental services provided by DOH-Okaloosa. Monitors quality of care to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.This individual assures compliance of all dental record documentation with federal and state law and with Florida Department of Health Bureau of Dental Program expectations. Works independently and makes decisions based on analysis of data and knowledge of dental practice. Maintains skills and completes on-going training to maintain active license in accordance with the dental practice act.
Work includes promotion and establishment of population-based dental preventive and educational programs and related dental public health activities. May provide consultative and technical assistance to public and private entities, regarding oral health issues.
Interviews will be offered to the most qualified applic qualified applicants and may be held in a public forum or public forum or open meeting format. The interview panel interview panel may consist of Department of Health staff, Co Health staff, County Health Department staff, represent staff, representatives of community partner organizations an organizations and representative(s) of the respective Board respective Board of County Commissioners. No telephone interv telephone interviews will be offered. All interviews are t interviews are to be conducted face to face in Okaloosa Coun in Okaloosa County, Florida. Any travel required to atte required to attend an interview will be the responsibility o responsibility of the applicant.
Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this pos for this position must be verifiable by documentatio documentation provided through the electronic a electronic application process.
This position requires a security background check an check and/or drug screening, and particip participation in direct deposit. You will be required required to provide your Social Security Number ( Number (SSN) in order to conduct the backgrou background check.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 1962, will not be eligible for hire or prom promotion unless they are registered with the the Selective Services System (SSS) before thei their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Regi Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more more information, please visit the SSS webs website: http://www.sss.gov.
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Flo State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineli deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirem your retirement.
Incumbents may be required to perform emergenc emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal w normal work hours or days.
Florida has the third largest population of vete veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 mill million service men and women. The Florida Depa Department of Health (department) is comm committed to serving members of the United Stat States Armed Forces, veterans and their fami families by encouraging them to apply for vaca vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/ and/or expertise. Through the Departments VALO VALOR program, which expedites licensing for mili military veterans, the Department also waiv waives initial licensing and application fees fees for military veterans who apply for a heal health care professional license within 60 mont months of an honorable discharge. These init initiatives help ensure that the transition from from military service into the workforce is as s as smooth as possible and reflects our appr appreciation for the dedication devoted to prot protecting our country.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Em Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and do does not tolerate discrimination or violence in in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). No Notification to the hiring authority must be ma made in advance to allow sufficient time to pr provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
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VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference docu documentation requirements are available by clic clicking here. All documentation is due by the the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach
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