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Endodontist

Endodontist

Job ID 5169
Job Location Fort Lee - VA
Category Healthcare
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

The Endodontist will evaluate dental needs of patients and administer treatment as necessary.    

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

 

Examines teeth, gums, and related tissues using dental instruments, dental radiographs, and other diagnostic instruments. 

 

Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases of the dental pulp and other dental tissues affecting the vitality of teeth and establishes treatment plan. 

 

Treats exposure of the dental pulp by pulp capping or removal of the dental pulp from the pulp chamber and root canal. 

 

Performs complete root canal therapy on anterior, bicuspid, and molar teeth and provides any follow-up care to include management of complications for cases currently under treatment. 

 

Treats root canal obstructions, repairs internal root perforations, and provides apexification/recalification procedures.

 

Provides periradicular surgery services to include surgery of the root surface, repair of a root perforation or resorptive defects, exploratory curettage to look for root fractures, broken instrument removal, and accessory canal sealing. 

 

Places retrograde restorations during periradicular surgery when indicated. 

 

Provides root amputation or hemisection of a tooth.  Intentionally reimplants traumatized teeth and splints affected teeth. 

 

Performs surgical procedures for isolation of a tooth with a rubber dam and prepares canals to fit preformed dowels or posts. 

 

Bleaches discolored teeth to restore natural color.

 

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

 

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Graduate of ADA accredited dental school with either a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. Shall have a certificate of training in endodontics from an ADA accredited residency training program; and be board eligible or board certified in endodontics.

 

MATHMETICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION

For credentialing purposes, must provide copies of:

Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) with employment dates to show work history as a DDS or DMD within one (1) year of the past three (3) years.

Current, valid and unrestricted license in one of the 50 states, and/or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or territories of the United States.

Front and back of current Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA).

National Provider Identifiers (NPI) number

Endodontic Board Certification; or board eligible

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.