Job: General Dentist - Aurora

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General Dentist - Aurora

  • Location: CO, Aurora
  • Schedule: Regular Full-time
  • Department: 103 - Dentistry
  • Facility: CHAMB - InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE-Aurora Center
  • Date published: 29-Apr-2017
Job Description

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Director of Dental Services, General Dentist is responsible for the day to day dental operations at the center(s), providing high quality dental care services to PACE participants. In addition, the general dentist will ensure smooth functioning of the dental clinics in collaboration with dental and auxiliary staff.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Clinical

Estimated Percent of time Spent 80%

Performs initial and recall dental diagnosis and develops the dental treatment plan in conjunction with the PACE IDT, participant and/or family

Present patients their dental treatment plan and /or treatment options and communicates options clearly

Effectively communicate with dental staff and medical IDT team to give the best possible treatment to the participant

Provides high quality dental care to the participants in a professional and caring manner, in accordance with standard of care established by dental profession.

Educates the participants, family members and community about oral health

Ensure thorough documentation of patient charts which includes medical history, existing conditions and previous dental work. Progress notes are complete, clear and comprehensive. Informed consent and patient vital signs documented when needed.

Performs all functions and provides care in following all rules and regulations of the states dental practice act, OSHA,HIPPA and all state and federal agencies in accordance with the law.

Job Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions



D.D.S or D.M.D Degree from U.S. accredited dental school

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation


Current State Issued dental license for the state in which practicing

Current CPR certification

Current DEA license and adequate malpractice coverage

Work Experience and Qualifications


3 or more years of practice experience or GPR/ AEGD equivalent

A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required

Computer Skills

Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.

Mathematical/Financial Skills

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



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