Whitney Young Health
(WYH) in Albany, NY is
seeking a Full-time General Dentist to join our state of the art dental office.
Our ideal candidate is motivated, skilled, team oriented and committed to the mission
of community based care.
At WYH we offer a
comprehensive benefit package, generous time off, additional earning potential,
a 401k with safe harbor employer match, CME time and monetary contribution, and
as a part of the National Health Service Corp, you would be eligible for up to
$50k in loan repayment.
Learn more about the
position and apply online below. If you have any questions, contact
Olivia Fagan, Talent Acquisition Specialist at email@example.com, or by
phone at (518)591-4565.
Examines and treats
diseases and injuries of teeth and gums. Performs preventative and maintenance
dentistry and educates the patient in proper tooth and gum care. Under the
general direction of the Dental Director, is responsible for comprehensive
quality care and preventive care to the Dental patients of Whitney M. Young
- Diagnose and treat diseases,
injuries and malformations of teeth and gums and related oral structures.
Examine patients to determine the nature of the condition, utilizing
X-rays and other diagnostic procedures and instruments.
- Restore, extract and replace
teeth using proper instruments, restorative materials, medications and
- Maintain accurate, timely and up
to date patient records.
- Electronically record all
treatment, medications prescribed and progress notes in Open Dental.
- Navigate electronic medical
records system(s) as needed to fulfill job duties
- Complete documentation and lock
all progress notes Health Center policy.
- Knowledge of Medicaid
guidelines and provide treatment accordingly.
- Oversees the daily activities
of assigned dental assistant and aids in preparation of their annual
- Participate in the Dental
Department peer review process.
- Participate in the departmental
and center wide performance improvement activities.
- Attend and participates in
Dental Department Staff meetings.
- Participate in in-service
training of Dental Department personnel.
- Provide professional
consultation to other staff dentists.
- Provide excellent internal and
external customer service including effective relations with diverse
- Create an environment of
respect and compassion for the patients and staff.
- Punctuality, open communication
and respect for co-workers and supervisors.
- Demonstrates excellence in both
internal and external customer service.
- Understands and is able to
effectively communicate HIPAA compliance, corporate compliance and client
- Ensures and/or remains in compliance
with local, state, and federal regulation, i.e.DHHS HRSA and NYSDOH, and
all accreditation standards (e.g. Joint Commission and NCQA-PCMH).
- Adheres to the National Patient
Safety Goals as defined by the Joint Commission and Whitney M. Young Jr. Health
- Completes other duties as
DDS or DMD from an
American Dental Association accredited dental school or Graduate of a Foreign
Dental school that has completed an ADA accredited program. Completion of 1
year of General Residency/Advanced Education in a General Dentistry Program.
One (1) year
experience providing patient care. Current Controlled Substances Registration
Certification issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
or other legally protected statuses