This position is located at the Veterans Administration North Florida/South Georgia Healthcare System and assigned to the Dental Service being an independent licensed practitioner. The Prosthodontist Dentist serves as a practicing dentist who performs a full range of professional dental procedures in connection with the treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative, or preventive measures. The Prosthodontist dental officer shall be proficient in all aspects of general dentistry including the ability to perform selected specialty services. Specifically, the provider should possess the expertise and competency to perform the following: 1. Make oral and radiographic examinations of the oral cavity and its adjacent tissues and structures. 2. Diagnose pathological or irregular oral conditions. 3. Administer local anesthesia. 4. Accomplish routine and complex restoration of teeth. 5. Provide routine and complex dental appliances including removable dentures, removable partials, fixed bridgework, implant-supported prostheses, and maxillofacial prosthetics. 6. Is involved in the design, construction, and fitting of prosthetic devices to correct a severe oral maxillofacial deformity, a complex malocclusion problem and/or correct a major loss of structural parts of mouth or face. 7. Provides prostheses to assist in the management of sleep apnea. The Prosthodontist dental officer will be responsible for providing consultation and treatment within the scope of their specific clinical privileges. The Prosthodontist dental officer may provide education and training to members of the medical staff through various conferences, committees and lecture series. The Prosthodontist dental officer may be assigned administrative or managerial responsibilities through participation in clinical, educational and administrative committees, task groups or special projects. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.