Advanced Practice Provider Itinerant
Indian Health Service
Salary Range: $62 to $120,900 / Per Year Open Period: 3/13/2021 to 3/31/2022 Summary: Chugachmiut is an equal opportunity employer, and in accordance with Federal civil rights law and Chugachmiut policies, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, and political beliefs. However, as a tribal organization, Chugachmiut applies Native Preference under P.L. 93-638. Certification must be attached to application for preference consideration.
The Dentist Itinerant is responsible for providing professional work in the prevention, diagnoses and treatment of disease, injuries and deformities of the oral cavity and surrounding structures of the head and neck. Responsible for performing a broad range of duties in the treatment of dental diseases requiring knowledge and experience to perform independently. This is a position that requires travel throughout our Region to Seward, Port Graham, Nanwalek, Tatitlek and Chenega. Duties: Assume quality of care for all patients at all times. Adhere to the highest standard of dental practices, ethics and professionalism. Examine individuals requesting care, diagnose their dental/oral conditions, prescribe and carries out or directs others to carry out appropriate dental/oral treatment or refer individuals for specialty consultation or treatment in conformance with Chugachmiut policies and clinical guidelines. Record patient-dentist transactions as they occur in the patient's dental record so that the dental record accurately and completely reflects the nature of the contact, the condition of the patient and the care and treatment provided. In addition, the itinerant dentist shall complete referrals and other records needed for treatment plan completion. Communicate effectively with dental