Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Dentist (35 Hour)

Recruitment #180912-4940DX-001

Introduction

The CT Department of Correction is recruiting for a part-time dentist 50% (correctional facility). The Department of Correction seeks highly motivated qualified individuals for the position of a Dentist to provide care for our inmate population.

*This is a Hazardous Duty Position and offers a pension plan, the State Employees Retirement System Tier IV. It also offers excellent health benefits along with additional supplemental benefits.

We look forward to you joining our dynamic team!

Selection Plan

Candidates selected for interview must provide the following at the time of interview:

State Employees:

·         Two (2) most recent performance evaluations

·         Cert/Lic/Edu etc.  

Non-State Employees:

·         Supervisory Reference letters

·         Cert/Lic/Edu etc.

All applicants must include a resume within the “Resume Tab” of the application. During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.

Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut. Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity. Should you have questions pertaining to this posting, contact the recruiter at patricia.meskers@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In state facilities this class is accountable for performing professional dental and oral surgical work.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Provides preventive dental maintenance and acute dental care including oral examinations and diagnoses, operative and prosthetic dentistry, exodontia, periodontia, radiology and prophylaxis; consults with physicians in order to aid in medical diagnoses by investigating possible foci of dental and oral infections which might affect physical condition of clients; requests laboratory tests and x-rays; administers drugs; responds to dental emergencies; educates clients and staff on importance of good oral health and dental services offered by facility; may participate in instruction of dental residents and dental assistant students; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of principles and practices of dental operative techniques and dental surgery; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a license as a dentist issued by the Connecticut State Department of Health Services in accordance with the applicable Connecticut General Statutes

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain clients and may be exposed to disagreeable conditions, communicable and/or infectious diseases and risk of injury from assaultive and/or abusive clients.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.