Geisinger Health System is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Dentist to join our team. Our team currently has four full time pediatric dental faculty for our residency program. The program draws patients from a wide area and treats many patients with special health care needs. Our team serves as the major trauma center for pediatric dental care in the area. The successful candidate will be able to enjoy working with residents, take advantage of the beautiful outdoor space of the Susquehanna River Valley, and enjoy a competitive salary in an area with a low cost of living
Currently have four full time pediatric dental faculty for our residency program
Geisinger draw patients from a wide area and treat many patients with special health care needs
operating room experience
We have a cleft palate team
Sub specialist partners at the hospital including oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, and a general dentist
to whom we transfer patients with special health care needs as they age out of pediatric dentistry
Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
Excellent benefits package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage for Geisinger
Opportunities to participate in teaching, research and optimizing access for patients
Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists
Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth, and advancement
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered for this position
A pediatric dentist specializes in both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.
Interviews patients to obtain information such as symptoms, medical histories, and family histories. Performs and/or interprets diagnostic tests as needed.
Diagnose and design a plan of treatment for injuries and/or illness. May prescribe or administer medications. Prepares, maintains, and reviews records that include patients' histories, examination findings, treatment plans, or outcomes.
Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Certification(s) and License(s)
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD, DDS) - State of Pennsylvania
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