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Requisition No: 223841
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: OPS DENTIST - 64942300
Position Number: 64942300
Posting Closing Date: 09/02/2020
This position is 24-32 hours per week.
This position requires that you have a clear and active license
to practice dentistry in the State of Florida.
Preference will be given to individuals who have an active DEA
and an active Medicaid license for the State of Florida with no
violations against either. Prefer experience working in Department
of Health in Dentistry.
Make sure that your resume' and or application documents any
experience that relates to the qualifying questions. Without
documenting your experience, you may be disqualified for an
- Time sheet and EAR entry within the required time frame
- Subject to emergency duty in the event of a natural
- Completion of all mandatory or assigned trainings within the
required time frame
- Daily duties:
•Certified by the Florida State Board of Dentistry to practice
•Maintains a clear and active DEA license.
•Complete and maintain CPR certification for emergency
situations and perform CPR if indicated.
•Follow Medicaid rules for the practice of dentistry as
explained by the Health Department personnel.
•Will review the medical history of every patient and obtain
medical consultations as necessary to assure safe, quality
•Will diagnose dental needs using appropriate X-Rays and
clinical exams and record findings.
•Will perform head and neck exams and record findings.
•Will treat low-income patients who are eligible as per the
Florida Department of Health guidelines.
•Will perform preventive procedures such as silver diamine
application, restorative procedures (composites, amalgams,
pulpotomies, crowns, space maintainers) and extractions on mainly
children and some adults per dental clinic guidelines.
•Will treat the number of patients assigned in an efficient and
•Will chart findings, clinical exams, treatment plan and
complete progress notes per dental clinic policy in Eaglesoft oral
•Will review and sign the encounter form and correlate to the
dental progress notes.
•Will prescribe medications as necessary under the guidelines of
the Florida Board of Dentistry, DEA, Department of Health and the
•Will refer patients who are beyond their scope of practice or
capabilities of the dental clinic or its staff.
•Will inform the patient/guardian and the dental director of any
untoward experience and document in the patient’s chart as per
Health Department guidelines.
•Will arrange appropriate follow up care as needed for the
•Will follow OSHA guidelines and the infection control and
hazardous material policies of the Florida Department of Health and
the dental clinic.
•Will be working with Marion County Health Department employees
and CF dental assisting students.
•Will to conform to the guidelines of the dental clinic allowing
the students to assist as their training progresses
•Will provide exams, cleanings, fluoride, oral hygiene
instructions and silver diamine fluoride to Head Start children and
other school based programs.
•Will review teledentistry intraoral photos and complete exam
charting and notes for the school based program.
•Will actively participate in office meetings
•Will inspect and approve all dental lab work before sending to
the lab and upon return from the lab
•Will provide an after hours emergency number to be reached in
case of an emergency
•Must be able to lift at least 10 pounds.
All applications must be completed online through People First.
No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.
**NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position
must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic
application process. **
This position requires a security background check and/or drug
screening and participation in direct deposit.
Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security
Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be
eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the
Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have
a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more
information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS),
please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be
affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your
current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed
ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form
I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify
system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security
in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before,
during, and/or beyond normal work hours or day.
WHAT IS OPS EMPLOYMENT?
Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary
employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short
term or intermittent tasks. OPS are at-will employees and are
subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment
and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.
WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES? (If
•State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory
•Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting
eligibility requirements. Consult with People First and/or the
serving HR office)
•Deferred Compensation- Voluntary
•Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary
WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
•Any form of paid leave
•Participation in the Florida Retirement System
•Reinstatement rights or retention rights.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate
discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by
the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring
authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to
allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All
employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in
accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace
For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877)
562-7287 Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time