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Western NC Community Health Services is seeking a candidate to perform and lead by example – customer service and administrative tasks in a Community Health Dental Clinic setting. The Lead PSR requires to the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, organize, and offer solutions with a high level of professionalism.

Able to communicate effectively. Interacts in a friendly, professional manner with a wide range of staff, dentist and public. Plan, prioritize and complete delegated task with attention to detail. Ability to multitask and work well under pressure is essential. Work independently and as a team when needed to prioritize and meet service standards.

Experience: Minimum 2 years of front desk experience. Previous experience in dental office management or dental front desk work preferred.

Additional skills required: Demonstrated customer services skills. Effective two-way communication written, verbal and in-person. Prior experience in the use of Electronic Health Records/Dental Records systems.

Additional skills preferred: Knowledgeable of medical office operations. Familiarity with role of FQHCs in the community.

Work/Life Benefits
• Competitive health plans for employees and dependents including Medical,
Dental, Vision and Telehealth
• Ten (10) Paid Holidays
• Accrued PTO (total of 156 hrs. 1st year)
• No weekends, or holiday work required
• Employee Assistance Network

Financial Well-Being Benefits
• 403b Retirement Savings with Match
• Employer Paid Short/Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
• HRSA and Public Non-Profit Student Loan Forgiveness

Career Growth Benefits
• Monthly Staff Meetings and Training
• Relias LMS
• Continued Medical Education (CME) & Continuing Education (CEU)
• EAN Leadership Academy

$17.00 to $24.00 per hour based on experience

Kinston Community Health Center, Inc is seeking a part-time General Dentist to join our team. Our services extend to all ages, including children, where we highly encourage parental involvement. We also provide restorative care as well as, other comprehensive dental treatment.

*3-5 years minimum experience
* 1-2 days per week (Friday’s required and some Monday’s)
* 10 hour shift

JOB TITLE: Dental Hygienist (Temp to Perm)
DEPARTMENT: Dental Health Services
FLSA: Full-Time; Salaried/Exempt
DURATION: Open Until filled
HIRING RANGE: $60,000 to $75,000

POSITION PURPOSE:
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Position will participate in QI activities as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.
• Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient.
• Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
• Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments.
• Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient’s oral health.
• Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins.
• Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies.
• Apply fluoride and other preventive agents.
• Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers.
• Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing in reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit.
• Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical dental histories; charting in patient records.
• Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
• Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
• Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
• Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene or Certificate in Dental Hygiene. Registered Dental Hygienist required.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Individual must possess knowledge of and the ability to use basic dental office equipment and instrumentation. Knowledge of current sterilization and infection control procedures. Must possess current CPR certification. Must be able to communicate effectively with patients and work in a team environment.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases related to the Delta variant (and possibly other strains), increased hospitalization and ICU utilization and guidance/mandates from applicable authorities, including the state and federal government, Lincoln Community Health Center has instituted a mandatory vaccination requirement for all employees as a condition of employment. This requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” within 30 days of their applicable start date. “Fully vaccinated” currently means (a) 2 weeks after your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or (b) 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Your vaccination status will need to be confirmed by providing proof of vaccination in a form satisfactory to Lincoln Community Health Center after an applicant receives a conditional offer of employment. Lincoln Community Health Center has a process for receiving and evaluating vaccination exemption requests due to medical contraindication, disability, and sincerely held religious beliefs under applicable law. An applicant seeking such an exemption should contact Human Resources to initiate that process no later than two (2) business days after receiving a conditional offer of employment. All information regarding vaccination status will be maintained in confidence in accordance with applicable law. Our policies on vaccination requirements and related COVID-19 protocols are subject to change based on changes in the law and applicable regulations, state and federal guidance, and trends within North Carolina and our local communities.

Lincoln Community Health Center, Inc. (LCHC), mission is to provide primary and preventive health care in a courteous, professional , and personalized manner.

Key requirements for any position are our “Core Values”:
•Courtesy
•Respect
•Quality
•Accessibility
•Teamwork
•Continuous Improvement

LCHC provides comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to our patients regardless of ability to pay. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we provide health care to all members of our community, including low income, uninsured patients and diverse communities. We screen potential employees to first ensure alignment with our key requirements followed by the requisite position skills set. In doing so staff must be committed to the mission who do their best to live and work the characteristics of our core values as we strive to care for ever increasing members of the communities we serve. Understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences.

We believe that diversity and inclusion is critical and promotes our commitment to serving the Durham community.

DENTAL HYGIENIST

POSITION SUMMARY:
Promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Teach primary preventive care education.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Considerable knowledge of standard practices and procedures in a dental clinic required. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, dentist, staff and community groups required. The ability to understand technical and medical terminology as they relate to dentistry and ability to teach preventive dental education required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited Dental Hygiene program required. Special requirements: licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina. Two (2) years’ experience preferred.

Please apply online at www.lincolnchc.org

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases related to the Delta variant (and possibly other strains), increased hospitalization and ICU utilization and guidance/mandates from applicable authorities, including the state and federal government, Lincoln Community Health Center has instituted a mandatory vaccination requirement for all employees as a condition of employment. This requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” within 30 days of their applicable start date. “Fully vaccinated” currently means (a) 2 weeks after your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or (b) 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Your vaccination status will need to be confirmed by providing proof of vaccination in a form satisfactory to Lincoln Community Health Center after an applicant receives a conditional offer of employment. Lincoln Community Health Center has a process for receiving and evaluating vaccination exemption requests due to medical contraindication, disability, and sincerely held religious beliefs under applicable law. An applicant seeking such an exemption should contact Human Resources to initiate that process no later than two (2) business days after receiving a conditional offer of employment. All information regarding vaccination status will be maintained in confidence in accordance with applicable law. Our policies on vaccination requirements and related COVID-19 protocols are subject to change based on changes in the law and applicable regulations, state and federal guidance, and trends within North Carolina and our local communities.

Lincoln Community Health Center, Inc. (LCHC), mission is to provide primary and preventive health care in a courteous, professional , and personalized manner.

Key requirements for any position are our “Core Values”:
•Courtesy
•Respect
•Quality
•Accessibility
•Teamwork
•Continuous Improvement

LCHC provides comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to our patients regardless of ability to pay. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we provide health care to all members of our community, including low income, uninsured patients and diverse communities. We screen potential employees to first ensure alignment with our key requirements followed by the requisite position skills set. In doing so staff must be committed to the mission who do their best to live and work the characteristics of our core values as we strive to care for ever increasing members of the communities we serve. Understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences.

We believe that diversity and inclusion is critical and promotes our commitment to serving the Durham community.

Dental Assistant

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY
Support dental care delivery by preparing the treatment room, patients, instruments and procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Provide general assistance to Dentist. Sterilizes instruments, charts dental anomalies and maintains electronic dental records.

QUALIFICATIONS
One to three years of experience as a Dental Assistant or formal training in lieu of experience required.

Graduation from High School supplemented by courses in Dental Assisting, or completion of formal Dental Assisting training required. Completion of a certified course in dental radiology, NC board of Dentists, G.S. 90-29 © (12) required.

Carolina Family Dental Center is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist! We can fill the position as either full time or part-time working three days a week.

The Dental Hygienist provides oral health care that demonstrates proficiency in technical aspects and a thoughtful approach to oral health education. The Dental Hygienist actively strives to ensure comfort and continuity of care for patients.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to routine prophylaxis, non-surgical periodontal treatment, soft tissue management, periodontal charting, charting existing conditions and proposed treatment, documenting accurate clinical notes, applying fluoride, placing sealants, taking radiographs, and providing oral health instruction and demonstration.

Minimal Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED.
Current NC Dental Hygiene License.
BLS Certification.
Great communication and patient interaction skills.
Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
Basic computer skills.
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Physical Requirements:
Constant standing and walking, occasional bending, stooping, lifting, reaching forward and overhead.

JOB SUMMARY
The Staff Dentist is responsible for providing quality dental care to adult and pediatric patients
and to supervise all dental staff.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
Patient Care
 Provides diagnostic and therapeutic dental services to all patients;
 Reviews medical histories reviewed at every visit.
 Ensures all pathologic conditions are charted within 72 hours and reported to
the patient.
 Develops and reviews written treatment plans for patients.
 Obtains informed consent from patients prior to initiating any treatment.
 Provides specialist referrals to patients, if necessary.
 Enters and signs all treatment provided in the EMR.
 Meets clinical standards of practice.
Supervision of Dental Support Staff.
 Hires, trains, evaluates, counsels and supervises the day-to-day activities of designated
dental support staff.
 Instructs assigned dental assistants in chair-side, laboratory, sterilization and
radiology procedures.
 Oversees maintenance and cleanliness of dental operation.
 Delegates expanded duties in accordance with skills of dental auxiliary and
within limits of state law.
Patient education
 Assures integration of patient education into all treatment phases.
 Discusses home care status and techniques with patients who demonstrate
sub-optimal plaque control.
 Incorporates parent into education regime for every child less than 10 years
old (if possible).
 Explains the importance of maintaining appointments to every patient.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
 Full licensure to practice dentistry in the State of North Carolina
 Dental degree from an accredited institution.
 Strong community health/public health orientation, experienced in patient care management,
and possessing all of the qualifications of a staff dentist.
 Equivalent combination of experience/education/certification.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge:
 Understanding of the healthcare environment, including HRSA FQHC compliance
regulations.
 General knowledge of finance, revenue cycle, marketing, and operations standards in dental
care.
 Knowledge of regulatory compliance i.e., HIPPA, OSHA, etc.
 Basic understanding of information technology and ability to organize, analyze and
synthesize complex data from various sources.
Skills:
 Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision-making to
achieve the mission.
 Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees,
colleagues, patients and the public.
 Skill in organizing work, delegating and achieving goals and objectives
 Excellent interpersonal skills and empathy towards patients, as well as strong communication
skills, critical thinking skills, the ability to handle stressful situations, the capacity to function
independently and the ability to document meticulously.
Abilities:
 Ability to create and interpret reports from the practice management system.
 Ability to identify and implement opportunities for improvement and change.
 Ability to manage and supervise dental staff and relate well to people from diverse ethnic and
cultural backgrounds, as well as have a passion for working with at-risk, culturally diverse
populations.
 Ability to motivate diverse groups of employees to accomplish the goals and objectives of the
organization
 Ability to hold subordinates accountable for practice and organizational goals
 Ability to make difficult decisions
 Ability to adapt process improvement in accordance with organization objectives.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
 Seeing: Must be able to read head written and printed material, as well as use computer, fax
machine, Xerox machine and other medical equipment in accordance with specialty.
 Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with coworkers and others. Good
hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make
fine discriminations in sound.
 Sitting: Must be able to sit for the majority of the work shift while answering telephone and
communicating with others.
 Standing/Walking/Mobility: Must be able to stand intermittently and be capable of walking on
hardwood and linoleum floors with concrete underpayments. Must be able to walk between
various clinical areas and departments.
 Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: This position requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand
coordination for easy and skillful use of hands when working with and performing normal
duties and responsibilities.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
 Fast paced work environment.
 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
DISCLAIMER The above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions, subject to
reasonable accommodations. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of
knowledge, skills and/or abilities deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job
description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities,
or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions, as
requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

FRONT OFFICE ASSOCIATE – DENTAL CAROLINA FAMILY DENTAL CENTER

Carolina Family Dental Center is hiring a Front Office Associate!

This position supports the Mission, Values and Vision of Carolina Family Health Centers, Inc. The Front Office Associate will interact with patients in a courteous and professional manner in person or by phone. This position will also serve the patient and the Center by providing scheduling, reception, registration and exit services.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED.
Minimum one year of experience in a similar environment, preferably a dental office.
Familiarity with medical / dental terminology is preferred, but not required.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
Must be detail oriented and organized.
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
Physical Requirements:
Frequent sitting, occasional bending, stooping, lifting, reaching forward and overhead.
May occasionally be required to lift office equipment and paper, usually not exceeding fifty pounds.
Frequent computer work.
As a Medicaid/Medicare facility, Carolina Family Health Centers must comply with the Federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates. Therefore, as of January 27, 2022, new and existing employees to have received, at a minimum, the first dose of the primary series (Moderna or Pfizer) or a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Janssen), have requested a lawful exemption, or been granted a lawful exemption.

DENTAL HYGIENIST

Carolina Family Dental Center is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist!.

The Dental Hygienist provides oral health care that demonstrates proficiency in technical aspects and a thoughtful approach to oral health education. The Dental Hygienist actively strives to ensure comfort and continuity of care for patients.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to routine prophylaxis, non-surgical periodontal treatment, soft tissue management, periodontal charting, charting existing conditions and proposed treatment, documenting accurate clinical notes, applying flouride, placing sealants, taking radiographs, and providing oral health instruction and demonstration.

Minimal Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED.
Current NC Dental Hygiene License.
BLS Certification.
Great communication and patient interaction skills.
Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
Basic computer skills.
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Physical Requirements:
Constant standing and walking, occasional bending, stooping, lifting, reaching forward and overhead.
As a Medicaid/Medicare facility, Carolina Family Health Centers must comply with the Federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates. Therefore, as of January 27, 2022, new and existing employees to have received, at a minimum, the first dose of the primary series (Moderna or Pfizer) or a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Janssen), have requested a lawful exemption, or been granted a lawful exemption.

DENTAL ASSISTANT – CAROLINA FAMILY DENTAL CENTER

Carolina Family Dental Center is hiring a Dental Assistant! This position will provide quality of care and services to patients by assisting dentists and other staff in patient care, office, and laboratory duties.

Minimal Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED.
Dental Assistant II/Minimum one year of dental assistant experience.
Successful completion of a radiation safety course and infectious control class, as required by the State of North Carolina.
Great communication and patient interaction skills.
Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
Basic computer skills.
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Physical Requirements:
Constant standing and walking, occasional bending, stooping, lifting, reaching forward and overhead.
As a Medicaid/Medicare facility, Carolina Family Health Centers must comply with the Federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates. Therefore, as of January 27, 2022, new and existing employees to have received, at a minimum, the first dose of the primary series (Moderna or Pfizer) or a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Janssen), have requested a lawful exemption, or been granted a lawful exemption.

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