DynCorp International LLC. Dentist in OCONKABUL, Afghanistan

Job Summary

Diagnose, treat and provide preventative and restorative care for mouths and teeth. Treat injuries and infections of the mouth and teeth as needed. Proficient in performing regular check-ups and perform limited corrective surgery on gums and supporting bones to treat gum diseases. Administer medications and anesthetics for tooth extractions, root canals and other surgical procedures. Stabilization of patient and coordination of evacuation of patient to medevac center or CONUS as required. Attends and participates in relevant meetings and working groups to improve quality and outcomes, develop policies and procedures, and implement emergency preparedness plans. Supervise the work of professional, technical and administrative staff.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Perform general dentistry

  • Provide acute dental care

  • Prescribe antibiotics and pain relieving medications

  • Provide patient care for cracked or fractured teeth

  • Perform procedures to treat decay and cavities

  • Prepare and place fillings

  • Examine patients for dental and jaw diagnoses

  • Interpret x-rays and diagnostic tests

  • Sedate patients and administer anesthetics

  • Perform tooth extractions and root canals

  • Diagnose and treat oral diseases

  • Create detailed treatment plans for patients

  • Perform surgical procedures on teeth, bone, and soft tissues

  • Educate patients on aftercare and answer questions

  • Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to comply with all of the American Dental Association regulations, protocols, and procedures

  • Good manual dexterity

  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time

  • Ability to use specialist equipment

  • Accurate and precise attention to detail

  • Dedicated to ensuring the highest quality of care to patients

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel

Experience & Education

  • D.S. or D.M.D. from a school accredited by Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and American Dental Association.

  • Current unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the United States or territory of the United States

  • Certifications in CPR and Advanced Cardia Life Support (ACLS)

  • Valid malpractice liability insurance

  • Minimum 5 years’ of experience as a General Dentist

  • Six months of recent clinical experience in patient care within the last 12 months

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Recurring physical exertion such as extensive walking, bending, stooping, reaching, crawling, and similar activities

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

Job: *Medical / Health

Title: Dentist

Location: AFGHANISTAN-OCONKABUL

Requisition ID: 1804136

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.