Advanced Restorative Dentist University City

Pennsylvania, United States
25 Oct 2018
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25 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Established in 1878, Penn Dental Medicine is among the oldest university-affiliated dental schools in the nation. Penn Dental Medicine (PDM) is on a mission to provide the highest quality clinical and research environment for students while shaping the future of care. Join Penn Dental Medicine to live that mission every day by supporting the research and clinical needs of our patients, students, faculty, staff, and community. With PDM, not only can you maximize your career potential at an Ivy League Institution, but you can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and students.

Examine and treat private patients and employees of the University, including complex restorative cases, in the Penn Dental Private Practices as a General Dentist. Complete and maintain records on all patients as per the policy of the University. Strive to reach established productivity goals while working harmoniously within a diverse practice environment.

Examine, diagnose, prescribe, and carry out (or direct others in carrying out) oral health care services that are in the best interest of the patient.

Contribute towards a team oriented and collegiate environment by working with other clinical and non-clinical staff members.

Dental care:

Improve patient well-being through accurate and timely diagnosis and delivery of high quality general dental care. Meet or exceed all measurable standards of care.

Ensure the delivery of competent, accurate, and compassionate dental care to all patients assigned, and that dental procedures are consistent with all regulatory, accreditation, and professional standards, including clinic policies and quality initiatives.

Competently handle medical emergencies.

Manage difficult patients, demonstrating interpersonal savvy and influence skills.

Maintain and improve professional and technical knowledge.

Ensure accuracy, efficiency, and appropriate confidentiality with patient charting and related recordkeeping and administrative functions as assigned.

Dental team responsibilities:

Develop and ensure ongoing, positive relationships and collaboration with other dentists and dental staff members.

Uphold and ensure compliance and attention to all policies and procedures as well as the overall mission and values of the organization.

General responsibilities:

Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.

Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

Highly advanced professional discipline. DMD or DDS degree with General Practice Residency Certificate and at minimum 2 years to 3 years of experience. Candidate should be available to work in any of the 3 private practices including Locust Walk, University City and Berwyn, PA. Licensed to practice dentistry in the state of Pennsylvania. Ensure all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner at all times. Must be able to demonstrate judgment, patience, integrity, organization, and prioritization in multi-task environment. Attention to detail, dependability, listening and communication skills, and flexibility.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.