This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Applicants pending the completion of educational, or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Dentist Basic Requirements A 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 certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. ~AND~ Completed, or you are currently completing, a residency program in general practice or specialty, or comparable experience as a dentist actively involved in treating medically compromised patients. ~AND~ Currently hold, or will hold, a current, full and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Note: Dentists must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. Preferred Experience: Leadership Experience Experience teaching and mentoring of dental residents Completion of an accredited postdoctoral general dentistry program (AEGD/GPR). References: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-3 Dentist Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: 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. ["The Lead Dentist will have roles to support the overall administrative and clinical goals of the Zablocki VAMC Dental Service at the Green Bay VA Health Care Center. Support day to day clinical and administrative matters pertinent to the Clement J. Zablocki VA Dental Service at the Green Bay VA Health Care Center. Supervisory oversight in conjunction with the Chief of Dental Service Oversight of work assignments for support staff in conjunction for dental staff at the Green Bay VA HCC. Primary responsibility for dental employee time and leave procedures, completion and certification of employee timecards for dental staff at the Green Bay VA HCC. Full scope of direct team liaison for Veterans' Choice/Community Care/MISSION Act and the management of the consultations and workflow for these requests and situations for Veterans receiving care at the Green Bay VA HCC. Assisting the Chief of the Dental Service with compliance with VHA regulations, directives, handbooks, and policies pertaining to dental clinic operations at the Green Bay VA HCC. Supporting the Chief of Dental Service with maintaining compliance with VHA Directives and policies pertaining to Reusable Medical Equipment at the Green Bay VA HCC. Supporting the Chief of the Dental Service with maintaining compliance with VHA, VISN, and facility infection control policies and procedures at the Green Bay VA HCC Supporting the Chief of the Dental Service with maintaining compliance with standards of the VA Inspector General, TJC, and other survey bodies at the Green Bay VA HCC Supporting the Chief of the Dental Service with maintaining compliance with relevant VHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and TJC safety and environment of care standards at the Green Bay VA HCC. Provide comprehensive general dental services, including but not limited to operative, prosthodontic, endodontic, periodontal, and oral surgical care. Provide mentorship and clinical guidance for postdoctoral general dentistry residents. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday Compressed/Flexible: Available at managements descretion Telework: No Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Eva Gennara, the EDRP Coordinator at Eva.Gennara@va.gov or VISN12EDRP@va.gov for questions/assistance. Learn more Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
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