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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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# Position Information

Job Description
Position for full-time licensed experienced general dentist to provide primary dental care services for a 246 bed Joint Commission/CMS accredited adult inpatient psychiatric hospital located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Our state-of-the-art facility opened in 2013 and includes a Dental suite with 2 treatment rooms and Panorex room. Treatment for routine and emergency services include: plan and implement comprehensive oral hygiene therapy, restorative dentistry, periodontics (incisional and excisional oral biopsies, gingivectomies, gingivoplasties, osteoplasties, and flap surgery), complete or partial prosthodontia, oral surgery to involve simple and surgical extractions, and limited pedodontics (emergency referrals from nearby child/adolescent psychiatric facility). Document patient care in Electronic Medical Record and make appropriate referrals to other dental and medical consultants. Implement and monitor dental quality management and performance improvement plan. Train and supervise dental assistant.
## Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have graduated from an accredited school of dentistry, be a recipient of a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) with a license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must have current Controlled Substances Certificate from the Drug Enforcement Administration and BLS or CPR Certification. Previous experience in general dentistry or institutional dentistry required.
## Preferred Qualifications
Bi-lingual in Spanish, experience with Electronic Medical Record and Board Certified by the American Board of General Dentistry preferred but not required.
## Special Requirements
The successful applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, drug screening test and employment reference check. The applicant must have the ability to perform at the level of physical demands noted on the Employee Work Profile and the verified ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Western State Hospital is a tobacco free facility in all buildings and outside facility grounds. Submit a completed state application online at If assistance is needed, contact by email To apply for a job, you must make sure that your online application is complete. MISSING INFORMATION (DATES OF ALL PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT, PREVIOUS SALARIES, SUPERVISORS, CONTACT INFORMATION, ETC) IS AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION AND WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. Resumes will not suffice for missing or incomplete information on the application as the application is the primary source document for state recruitment. Please make sure all telephone numbers/addresses are current and up-to-date. REMEMBER YOUR CONFIRMATION NUMBER. You have not completed applying for this position until you receive a confirmation number. If you are connected to a printer, print the confirmation number so that you can track the progress of your application, and click on OK. If you are not connected to a printer, write down the confirmation number, and then click on OK. Reasonable accommodations for the application and/or interview processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with national service experience (VISTA, PeaceCorps, AmeriCorps), minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Western State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of WSH's employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.
# Contact Information
## Name
Michelle Chase
## Email
## Address
PO Box 2500
103 Valley Center Drive
Staunton, VA 24402
*Working Title:* Dentist
*Role Title:* Dentist I - 49031
*Job Open Date:* 04/16/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* Pay Band 6
*Agency:* Western State Hospital (706)
*Agency Website:*
*Location:* Staunton - 790
*Position Number:* 01118
*Job Posting Number:* 1036786
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* Yes
*Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
*Pay Band:* 06

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