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Associate Dentist

Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics

Last Updated: 2/12/21

Job Description

Looking for a candidate that is interested in growing with us as we expand into the Oklahoma market. Looking for someone comfortable being in a single doctor office that has a minimum of 1 year experience.

Associate Dentists will actively practice dentistry on behalf of the PLLC at assigned dental centers by providing dental services to the PLLC’s patients. Dentist will also be responsible for abiding by and enforcing the PLLC’s policies and procedures, and any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the PLLC or its authorized representatives.

Essential Functions
• Ensure that PLLC quality standards are met
• Always follow and abide by all federal, state and municipal laws, rules and regulations regarding employment and the practice of dentistry and the ethics of the dental profession
• Consider Scope of Practice in all patient treatments and refer patients to specialists when necessary, first considering an ‘in house’ specialist when available and appropriate
• Encourage best utilization of clinic staff in all clinical procedures with consideration of the extent of the team member’s training and ability, and in compliance with the Rules and Regulations of the Dental Practice Act of the Oklahoma State Board of Dental Examiners
• Cooperate and assist the PLLC with its compliance with federal, state and municipal laws, rules and regulations, including assistance in any investigation regarding employment laws or practice of dentistry
• Assist in the training and development of dental assistants, and help in improving quality and efficiency of clinic operations
• Ensure that patient flow is smooth and prudent
• Exhibit positive, responsible and professional leadership at all times, helping to create a great work environment for the clinic team
• Strive for the highest standards of care, professionalism, and respect with each patient at each visit in order to ensure positive patient experiences
• Provide Clinic Coordinator and Clinic Manager with any support they may need in communicating requirements to the clinic team, including mentoring and training team members in order to ensure exceptional patient care
• Monitors equipment to ensure it is in good working condition and immediately reports any concerns to the Regional Dental Director and Clinic Manager
• Audits dental patient records to ensure all records are completed and maintained in compliance with the Rules and Regulations of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
• Follow the PLLC’s existing protocols, policies and procedures regarding dental administrative duties and apply them when performing all duties, including, but not limited to following all protocols, policies, and procedures outlined in the PLLC Team Member Handbook
• Engage with best efforts and devote full working time, attention, skills and energies to the advancement of the interests of the PLLC and the patients of the PLLC
• Maintain a professional attitude and demeanor regarding the PLLC and the clinic as well as the PLLC’s patients and management
• Adhere to work schedule, working a minimum of five days per week/eight hours per day, and devoting as much additional time need to ensure fulfillment of duties and exceptional patient care
• Maintain a professional attitude and demeanor regarding the PLLC, the PLLC’s management, and patients
• Other responsibilities as apparent or assigned

Company Details

Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics

Dallas, Texas, United States

A Texas Tradition for More Than 50 Years From a single clinic in Oak Cliff to a network of over 70 clinics in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio metro areas, our journey has been one of commitment to serving families in Texas. For over 50 years Jefferson Dental’s licensed Dentists and Dental Assistants have been providing exceptional dental care to millions of patients in our...