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Willamette Dental Group

Oral Surgeon

Healthcare

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

No

Tigard, Oregon, United States

A generous provider benefits package which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Paid time off, holiday pay, professional leave, 401K (50% employer match), medical, dental, vision, life, disability, malpractice insurances, State and DEA license reimbursement.

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMFS) is a dental specialist who supports Willamette Dental Group’s evidence based treatment philosophy, mission, vision and core values by diagnosing and treating diseases that involve the head, face, jaw, neck and sinuses. The OMFS extracts teeth that are impacted, infected, or damaged by disease. They perform biopsies, bone grafts, sinus surgeries, implant surgeries, surgery to support orthodontic treatment, as well as preprosthetic surgery. The OMFS provides varying levels of anesthesia, including local, nitrous oxide, minimal and moderate sedation, and general anesthesia.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Embody Willamette Dental Group’s treatment philosophy, mission and values and ensure they are portrayed throughout the practice.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, at the highest available scope of licensure per the applicable state’s Dental Practice Act.
  • Serve as a resource for other practitioners in the company regarding the management of medically complex and surgically complex patients.
  • Assist with coordinating multiple schedules during the course of the work day ensuring patients have appropriate access to care, that the patient’s experience is exceptional, and that tomorrow’s work is done today, when appropriate.
  • Ensure quality care and adherence to the company treatment philosophy: reviewing data from the dashboard, specialty referrals, EV Report and be counseled as needed.
  • Adheres to the criteria of the office strategic goals, the economic value report of their offices and themselves: Press Ganey, and access .
  • Embrace Press Ganey and patient transparency with the patient experience being foremost.
  • Obtain and maintain Nitrous Oxide credentials and/or other forms of sedation.
  • Strict adherence to OSHA and blood borne pathogens policies.
  • Follow the FDA and ALARA principle guidelines when taking intra-oral and panoramic radiographs.
  • Diagnose and treat dental issues related to disease, malformations and injuries and develop individualized treatment plans for such.
  • Strict adherence to Willamette Dental Group’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policy. This includes, but is not limited to the use of N95 respirators and other PPE as required by regulatory bodies and company policy.

Non-Essential Position Functions:

  • Provide mentoring and feedback to clinical and non-clinical staff as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Degree as a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), and/or Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). Successful completion of a traditional pre doctoral dentistry program and valid licensure in the specific state(s) where practicing.
  • Successful completion of an accredited Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency.

Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:

  • Licensed as a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).
  • Licensed as a Doctor of Medicine (MD), when applicable.
  • DEA registration.
  • Maintenance of BLS certification.
  • Actively seeking or has achieved board certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • At a minimum, will maintain state board’s equivalent of a minimal sedation permit. Will maintain appropriate certifications to support the provider’s anesthesia permit (ie, ACLS, PALS).

Knowledge of:

  • Evidence based dental practices.
  • AxiUm electronic records.
  • Fulfill all requirements to ensure proper electronic documentation for all care provided to patients.
  • Diagnostic terms.
  • Information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat and oral cavity anomalies.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer and optimal patient experience. This includes patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction.

Skill in:

  • Extracting erupted and impacted teeth.
  • Development of differential diagnosis of oral pathology.
  • Performance of incisional and excisional biopsies of soft and hard tissue.
  • Management of orofacial infections.
  • Pre-prosthetic surgery.
  • Bone grafting, sinus lifts, and placement of dental implants.
  • Verbal and written communications.

Ability to:

  • Utilize evidence based dentistry to recognize, prevent, intercept and correctly identify appropriate treatment.
  • Operate a computer and a variety of software applications quickly and accurately.
  • Physically and visually perform surgical procedures.
  • Communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand.

Company Overview

We provide:

  • A stable, dentist-owned private company with an eye on the future.
  • Excellent benefits including:
  • Paid time off
  • 401k $1 for $1 match up to 5% of your compensation or the IRS limit for 401(k) contributions, whichever comes first
  • Medical, dental, life and disability insurances
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • A culture of inclusivity and respect in line with our core values of health, compassion, innovation and integrity.
  • Supportive community outreach dollars and encouragement to volunteer.
  • Thorough employee orientation and onboarding.

We are:

  • A provider and employer of choice in the Northwest for 50 years.
  • Dental insurance + providers in over 50 general and specialty offices in OR, WA and ID.
  • Dedicated to proactive care to facilitate the best possible outcomes.

Willamette Dental Group is an equal opportunity employer.

We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status and other protected characteristics.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position’s scope and function in the company.

This position may be exposed to PHI in the course of his/her duties, and will handle protected information (PHI) in a manner consistent with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

Education and Experience:

  • Degree as a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), and/or Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). Successful completion of a traditional pre doctoral dentistry program and valid licensure in the specific state(s) where practicing.
  • Successful completion of an accredited Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency.

Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:

  • Licensed as a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).
  • Licensed as a Doctor of Medicine (MD), when applicable.
  • DEA registration.
  • Maintenance of BLS certification.
  • Actively seeking or has achieved board certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • At a minimum, will maintain state board’s equivalent of a minimal sedation permit. Will maintain appropriate certifications to support the provider’s anesthesia permit (ie, ACLS, PALS).

Knowledge of:

  • Evidence based dental practices.
  • AxiUm electronic records.
  • Fulfill all requirements to ensure proper electronic documentation for all care provided to patients.
  • Diagnostic terms.
  • Information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat and oral cavity anomalies.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer and optimal patient experience. This includes patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction.

Skill in:

  • Extracting erupted and impacted teeth.
  • Development of differential diagnosis of oral pathology.
  • Performance of incisional and excisional biopsies of soft and hard tissue.
  • Management of orofacial infections.
  • Pre-prosthetic surgery.
  • Bone grafting, sinus lifts, and placement of dental implants.
  • Verbal and written communications.

Ability to:

  • Utilize evidence based dentistry to recognize, prevent, intercept and correctly identify appropriate treatment.
  • Operate a computer and a variety of software applications quickly and accurately.
  • Physically and visually perform surgical procedures.
  • Communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Embody Willamette Dental Group’s treatment philosophy, mission and values and ensure they are portrayed throughout the practice.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, at the highest available scope of licensure per the applicable state’s Dental Practice Act.
  • Serve as a resource for other practitioners in the company regarding the management of medically complex and surgically complex patients.
  • Assist with coordinating multiple schedules during the course of the work day ensuring patients have appropriate access to care, that the patient’s experience is exceptional, and that tomorrow’s work is done today, when appropriate.
  • Ensure quality care and adherence to the company treatment philosophy: reviewing data from the dashboard, specialty referrals, EV Report and be counseled as needed.
  • Adheres to the criteria of the office strategic goals, the economic value report of their offices and themselves: Press Ganey, and access .
  • Embrace Press Ganey and patient transparency with the patient experience being foremost.
  • Obtain and maintain Nitrous Oxide credentials and/or other forms of sedation.
  • Strict adherence to OSHA and blood borne pathogens policies.
  • Follow the FDA and ALARA principle guidelines when taking intra-oral and panoramic radiographs.
  • Diagnose and treat dental issues related to disease, malformations and injuries and develop individualized treatment plans for such.
  • Strict adherence to Willamette Dental Group’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policy. This includes, but is not limited to the use of N95 respirators and other PPE as required by regulatory bodies and company policy.

Non-Essential Position Functions:

  • Provide mentoring and feedback to clinical and non-clinical staff as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.