Classroom/clinical orthodontic consultant for the Denver Health Pediatric post graduate program and orthodontic developer of same program. Orthodontic consultant for the clinical management of the Denver Health orthodontic patient population
Clinical:1. Performs professional dental orthodontic care on children through adolescents, including those with special health care needs.2. Prepare charts and determines the most appropriate plan for orthodontic treatment3. Maintains charts and treatment plans and completes required reports4. Establish/Maintain: appropriate orthodontic patient charting, clinical orthodontic diagnostic records, orthodontic clinical supplies/equipment, orthodontic emergency patient care procedures, orthodontic patient screening program, orthodontic patient scheduling, liaison with an orthodontic lab/labs, and appropriate HIPPA requirements. 5. Manage/Monitor patient orthodontic treatment progression 6. Evaluate and train orthodontic assistant 7. Supervise and manage dental staff when appropriate8. Educate patient on proper oral healthcare with orthodontic appliances9. Educate patient on proper required home orthodontic treatment10. Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement, safety, environmental, infectioncontrol.11. Develop a program for the clinical management of the Denver Health orthodontic patient population12. Develop / Administer a Denver Health Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic (Syndrome Clinic) and when appropriate coordinatingwith the Cleft Lip and Palate Teams of Rose Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Children's Hospital, and Children's Hospital Colorado 13. Develop / Support/ Administer a Denver Health Program for the coordination and the accomplishment of orthognathicsurgical treatments Educational:1. Perform the essential duties of Orthodontic Consultant for Pediatric Dental Residents2. This includes but is not limited to those required by the CODA standards for an Advanced Dental Education Program in Pediatrics. 3. Appropriate instruction, evaluation and testing to insure didactic proficiency with an emphasis on growth and development. 4. Appropriate instruction, evaluation and testing to attain sufficient knowledge to recognize, diagnose, and prepare treatment plans for children and adolescent orthodontic patient care.5. Instruct, supervise, and evaluate the Pediatric Residents to insure they meet the clinical competency requiredby the program. 6. Make certain that residents are able to recognize and are competent in accomplishing standard of care orthodontic records to include charting / X-rays / dental models / photos7. Develop appropriate course syllabus and lecture series in coordination with text "Contemporary Orthodontics"by William Proffit. 8. Application /clinical considerations / basic mechanics for extra-oral orthodontic appliances; Science behind dental / skeletal orthodontic movements; and Mechanical understanding of orthodontic movement9. Develop course appropriate visual aids10. Have access to a library of treated cases with orthodontic records.11. Teach in a logical, comprehensive, understandable manner by stating clearly in syllabus what's to be learned, teach what's to be learned, and test what's to be learned 12. Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Knowledge of the principles, standard practice, and techniques of orthodontics sufficient to be able to provide standard of orthodontic care as prescribed by the ADA and AAO2. Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, objectives, safety, and infection control standards sufficient to be able tomaintain the expected level of efficiency.3. Skill in developing both clinical and teaching programs.4. Skill in exercising initiative, judgement, and decision making in solving problems and meeting organizational objectives.5. Skill in diagnosing orthodontic dental problem developing treatment plans, and following through with treatment.6. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, residents, organizationsand the public.7. Skill in developing, maintaining, and organizing departmental records, reports and files.8. Skill in adapting new information relative to the work assignment through educational seminars, meetings, and staff meetings9. Ability to perform in a tactful and professional manner.
* Doctorate Degree (Required) 1. Graduate from accredited U.S. school of dentistry.2. Completion U.S. accredited orthodontic residency program 3. Minimum five years full time orthodontic clinical experience preferred. 4. Private orthodontic clinical and business practice experience preferred.5. Clinical history of working closely with pediatric dentist preferred6. Previous teaching experience preferred 7. Previous history of working with government programs preferred8. Capability to access to completed orthodontic records of before and after personal clinical cases to include all types of intervention (Phase I cases) and adolescent (Phase II cases) preferred.
* Dentist (Required) 1. Current Colorado dental license required.2. Current Colorado C.E. requirements3. Member ADA, AAO1. Current Colorado dental license required.2. Current Colorado C.E. requirements3. Member ADA, AAO * Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required)
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