Job Details

Requisition Number 17-1571
Post Date 8/11/2017
Title Dentist
City Oxnard
State CA
Description Position: General Dentist

Positions Summary:
Part time general dentist up to 16 hours no more than 20 hours per week.
To strengthen and improve The Salvation Army free dental clinic of Oxnard/Port Hueneme in line with its mission and value. To provide much needed dental care to the uninsured and underinsured individuals of the community.


Essential Functions:
1. Render treatment to patients with dignity and respect.
2. Must render dental treatments within the scope of practice of The Salvation Army Free Dental Clinic.
3. X-Ray diagnose, oral exams, simple cleanings, fillings & simple extractions only. (unless grant is received for extended dental treatments ie: root canals, crowns, dentures or partials)
4. Record all patient charts, complete & sign medical clearance forms.
5. Take X-rays as needed.
6. Prescribe and dispense medication (500mg Amoxicillin, 300mg Clindamycin, 800mg Ibuprofen & Peridex rinse.)
7. Maintain positive working relations with staff, Salvation Army representatives, volunteers & dental patients.
8. Attend staff meetings and conferences as assigned by CO
9. Organized & punctual.
10. Communicate with patient dental treatment options and must have consent from patient before rendering treatment.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veteran's/Disabled
Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
1. Have a cleared ABSO report.
2. Have a current Dental license
3. Have a current DEA license
4. Current CPR certification
5. Current TB skin test or chest X-ray if PPD can’t be given.
6. Current health statement.

Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:
1. Work well with rehab, homeless and economically disadvantage patients.
2. To work as a team member and independently, work with adults and children.
3. Follow dental treatments according to The Salvation Army Free Dental clinic scope of practice.


Working Conditions:
Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinets drawers and reach overhead. Ability to operate computer, fax and telephone


Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent
with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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