The School of Dentistry shares the mission of the Oregon Health & Science University to provide educational programs, basic and clinical research, and high quality care and community programs. We strive to foster an environment of mutual respect where the free exchange of ideas can flourish. The dental school prepares graduates in general dentistry and the dental specialties to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care.
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The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
This position reports to (supervisor): Director of Russell Street Clinic, Dr. Beverlee Cutler
The duties of this position include:
This position is under the supervision of the Director of the Russell Street Clinic. The position is an on-call position to fill in for dentists on vacation or when extra providers are needed.
The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objects of OHSU and the School of Dentistry and include: Providing general dentistry assessments and treatment to patients at the Russell Street Dental Clinic, including routine and urgent care; participation in the education of residents and dental students. Specific responsibilities will focus on providing direct patient care, clinical teaching at the graduate and predoctoral level, participating in dental research (including clinical research), participating in strategic planning activities.
The general pattern of working hours corresponds with scheduled clinic hours, Monday Friday, 7:30 am 4 pm. Deviations from this pattern may be necessary at times.
Oregon Dental License, unrestricted, (or eligibility to obtain prior to employment)
Dental degree (DDS/DMD) unrestricted, from a CODA accredited school
Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association
Ability to leverage creativity, resourcefulness, and sound judgment in the analysis and resolution of dental and administrative problems; strong leadership, teamwork, and crisis management skills
Comprehensive skill and ability to apply modern methods, principles and practices of four-handed and advanced general dentistry
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Public health experience
Please note:Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all OHSU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired by OHSU after Oct. 18, you will need to be fully vaccinated (or obtain an approved exception) prior to starting work, and need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exception) within 10 days of starting work.
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