This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The incumbent will report to the Chief of Dental Service at the Clarksburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Staff dentist duties include performing all phases of dentistry including but not limited to: restorative dentistry, fixed and removable prosthodontics, periodontics and oral surgery. Incumbent must have diagnostic skills to triage, diagnose, and manage a broad spectrum of dental problems in a patient population who are medically complex and compromised. Perform exams to diagnose immediate and future need of patients to include examining for small cracks, diseases of the gums, level of plaque. Treat patients with chronic and co-morbid conditions. Provide guidance to dental assistants, hygienists and laboratory technicians. Practice in accordance with accepted and professional standards, organizational values, and with a commitment to excellent customer service. Responsible for administrative duties associated with clinical patient and care. Complete electronic health records for services provided for patients. Comply with all JC standards, VA Dental Derives and ensure guidelines are in place with timely updates as required, to include eligibility criteria. Provide mentorship to dental team, residents and students. Learn and apply eligibility standards of the clinic. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Part-Time, 8 hour shift, Saturday. Subject to change depending on need of the facility. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.