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. Learn more This position is located at the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) located in Tulsa, OK. The general practice 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 General Dentistry dentist 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: Make oral and radiographic examinations of the oral cavity Diagnose pathological or irregular oral conditions. Administer local anesthesia. Perform routine and complex restoration of teeth. Perform simple and surgical extractions of teeth. Perform alveoplasty and other routine surgical procedures. Perform prosthetic dentistry to include immediate dentures, full dentures, partial dentures, crowns and fixed bridge work, restoration of dental implants. Perform routine endodontic procedures on single and multi-canal teeth-to include anterior and posterior root canal therapy. Perform routine and surgical periodontal procedures. Surgical experience placing dental implants preferred. Able to utilize electronic record keeping software. Fabrication of oral sleep apnea appliances. Other duties as assigned by supervisory staff. Work Schedule: 0700-1730 Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Authorized, allocation # FY22-623-5 Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure
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