Dentist - Part-time (8 hours per week) - Edinburgh Correctional Facility
Company: Wexford Health Sources Inc
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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Wexford of Indiana, LLC is a member of the Wexford family: a group
of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care
companies. At Wexford of Indiana, LLC, our philosophy is that
health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply
care for those in need and the corrections environment is our
•Under the supervision of the Medical Director, a dentist licensed
in the state of assignment responsible and accountable for
supervising the dental staff and managing the dental activity as
well as for providing oral health care to patients such as
fillings, extractions, dentures, root canals, etc.
•Utilizes electronic medical record system as applicable throughout
the scope of duties and responsibilities. •Provides overall
supervision of the dental department.
•Provides preventative and restorative treatment to all inmates
following INDC policies and guidance. •Performs and interprets
radiographic examinations as indicated.
•Performs operative dentistry including appropriate repair of
caries, extractions, root canals, etc.
•Repairs/fits proper prosthetic devices.
•Supervise staff in: cleaning of teeth, making impressions for
prosthetic devices, planning and maintaining an oral hygiene
program, completing appropriate records accurately and all
procedures associated with the provision of dental care.
•Arrange proper referral for procedures that cannot be performed
on-site at facility following INDC and the site's guidance for
•Provides supervision of staff in instruction of offenders in
preventative practices for maintaining proper oral hygiene.
•Forward all outside referrals of offenders following the site's
procedures to ensure the review of the referral through the
Utilization Management process and be prepared to discuss the
necessity of the referral in the UM process.
•Serves as clinical authority on all matters related to the
delivery of dental services, and provides direction, guidance, and
oversight to the dental staff and programs.
•Determines the timeframes for non-emergent and elective treatments
according to priority and availability. •Determines the
appropriateness of non-routine treatment and ensure that such
treatment will not interfere with the provision of greater priority
•Examines patients and documents findings in INDC's EMR utilizing
the standard forms within the EMR, utilizing applicable dental
classification systems (i.e., APHA).
•Provides or arranges for appropriate preventative restorative
dental care as needed within the administrative guidelines to all
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