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Dentist - Pediatric

Dade City, FL

Posted: 05/12/2023 Job Number: 467492 Pay Rate: $160 / hour

Job Description

​​Job Description

Job Title: Pediatric Dentist

Reports to: Dental Director

SUMMARY: To examine, diagnose and provide treatment, counseling, and education to patients in a comprehensive manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: includes the following; other duties may be assigned.

1.  Complete comprehensive full mouth exams.

a.  Examine patient’s teeth.

b.  Diagnosing patients' dental conditions

c.  Use of various instruments, such as x-rays.

2.  Follow all guidelines and protocols of the Dental Clinic (OSHA, charting, radiographs, etc.)

3.  Educating patients on oral healthcare.

a.  Explain patient’s needs

b.  Establish a treatment plan

c.  Educate patient on plan and after care

4.  Assess treatment planning options and discuss with patient.

5.  Carrying out agreed clinical treatments.

a.  Restoring teeth affected by decay.

b.  Treating gum disease.

c.  Proper use of stainless steel crowns, space maintainers and nitrous oxide.

6.  Maintaining patients' dental records.

a.  Documentation in patient’s Electronic health record (EHR)

b.  Reviewing medical history.

7. Keeps abreast of new developments in dentistry through structured continuing professional developments

8.  Ensure patient confidentiality and EMR security at all times.

a.  Maintain patient information within HIPAA

9.  Keep other care team members informed when situations occur that disrupts timely patient flow through site.

10. Consistently participates in and actively adheres to patient care expectations to attain clinical goals set forth in the Health Center's Health Care Plans and the Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance (QI/QA)



1. Graduate of an approved dental school.

2. Possess or be able to obtain a Florida Dentist License

3. Possess or be able to obtain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


1. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a dental practitioner.


1. Exceptional Customer Service skills.

2. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

3. Excellent grammar, spelling and interpersonal skills.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kevin Jackson
Director of Oral Health Recruitment

Originally from Flint, Michigan, Kevin served in the US Army as a Military Police officer. After being discharged as a disabled veteran, Kevin returned to Michigan and obtained a degree in Criminal Justice. He then worked in the healthcare field for 13 years in fields including; EMS, ED and Private Practice. He also taught both clinical and administrative courses at two colleges in the Portland Metropolitan Area.

Kevin made a move from podium to recruiting in 2007 to assist professionals obtain and advance their careers and recognize their dreams. He has over 5 years’ experience in motivating recruitment teams to achieve excellence and process discipline, resulting in successful outcomes for both candidates and employers.

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