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Job Title: Chief of Dental Service
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: San Diego, CA
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 02/20/2019
Expire Date: 03/22/2019
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Government and Policy, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Military, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Chief of Dental Service
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) United States and Canadian schools of dentistry listed by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed. (2) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure provided the licensure requirements include a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence. Residency or Comparable Experience. Completion of an approved residency program in general practice or specialty, or comparable experience as a dentist actively involved in treating medically compromised patients. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. The dentist must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Dentists in leadership positions must demonstrate outstanding professional ability in the practice of dentistry or a dental specialty, and healthcare administration, as well as the ability to guide the development and implementation of programs within their respective domain. These would include, but are not limited to dental practice, professional standards, personnel issues, quality and performance improvement. Must demonstrate effectiveness coordinating and managing interdisciplinary collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders to optimize the care of patients under their purview. Preferred Experience: Ideal candidate would have served in a leadership capacity, have knowledge of government health care, and experience treating patients who have served in the military and the associated stressor's that are inherent with multiple extended deployments (e.g. anxiety, post-traumatic stress, substance abuse, traumatic brain injury, and increased suicide rates). Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: A pre-placement physical examination will be completed prior to appointment to determine the physical and mental fitness of candidates. The examination will be concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies. Physician applicants must have the mental and physical ability to perform core privileges required by the specialty position in addition to any specialty privileges requested. Physical demands of this position involve primarily walking, talking, use of telephone/computers, etc. Strenuous physical activity is not required although the incumbent is expected to withstand pressure and stress as part of their day-to-day activity. In compliance with VA Directive 1192, annual influenza vaccination will be required for all VA Employees. The vaccination will be provided by or proof of the vaccination must be provided to the VA Facility's Occupational (Employee) Health Office on an annual basis. Licensure and Registration
(1) Dentists (Except Residents). Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia. The dentist must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. In compliance with VA Directive 1192, annual influenza vaccination will be required for all VA Employees. The vaccination will be provided by or proof of the vaccination must be provide to the VA Facility's Occupational ( Employee) Health Office on annual basis.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/519717500?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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