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Smile America Partners • Warner Robins, GA
Posted 1 day ago
The nation’s largest in-school dental program is looking for a Dentist to provide dental services to children who may not otherwise receive dental care within the Warner Robins Area. For almost 20 years, Help a Child Smile has been changing lives, one small smile at a time. We need your help to reach many more children in need.
- D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree
- Current GA Dental Licence, DEA Certificate, Malpractice Coverage; 1mil/3mil, CPR Certified
- Ability to work well with children
- Valid driver license, reliable transportation and a willingness to travel locally is a must
- Excellent customer service skills
- Passionate, friendly and caring individual
- Provide quality dental care to children ages 4-18 in a pre-established school setting
- The typical treatment is hygiene focused with sealants and minor restoratives
- Daily travel to and from school sites across counties
Help A Child Smile In-school Dental Program Offers:
- Evenings and weekends off!!
- Working a school day schedule (about 6 – 7 hours); on average between 7:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
- Unique work experience and flexible scheduling
- Full and part time positions (1-5 days/week)
- Competitive compensation
- State-of-the-art portable/mobile dental equipment
- Latest technology & digital radiography
General Working Conditions:
This position entails situations of prolonged sitting and standing, as well as working in tight spaces. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to lift 50+ pounds and assist with unloading, set up, break down, and reloading equipment from mobile van into school and back to mobile van. This position requires the dexterity and motor skills to handle dental instruments, x-ray equipment, sterilizers, air compressors and other equipment as needed to perform job tasks. The employee must follow safety guidelines to protect themselves and patients from infectious diseases and associated risks with the x-ray machine. The work environment is fast paced, requiring adaptability to interact with children and adults.
Who We Are
Smile America Partners is the nation’s leading in-school dental program founded almost two decades ago by two moms, who happen to also be dentists. The founders saw a tremendous need among underserved school aged children who did not have easy access to dental care and who often suffered from poor oral hygiene, tooth decay, pain and associated medical problems. Knowing that many parents could not take their children to the dentist due to issues including time off from work and transportation challenges, they sought to bring the care to the need. Today, through its dental partners, Help a Child Smile provides preventative and restorative care to approximately 500,000 children per year.
Tooth decay is the most common, and preventable disease among children, more common than asthma. In fact, each year, over 51 million school hours are lost due to oral health related issues.
Smile America Partners affiliates with state licensed dentists, hygienists and assistants who use state-of-the-art portable equipment to provide all services onsite, directly in the school or in a self-contained mobile dental facility on site at the school. If portable equipment is used, classrooms, auditoriums or other school venues are literally transformed into fully functional dental offices for the day. Our expertise, obtained through years of experience bringing mobile dental care to schools, as well as through our highly qualified staff, enables us to bring exceptional care with minimal disruption to the normal school routine.
Smile America Partners is currently active in 20 states and has ongoing strategic partnerships with over 8,000 school districts, including 21 of the 25 largest school districts in the country.
Given the ongoing lack of access for many underserved children across the country, our services are in great demand and we are always looking for caring, compassionate professionals to join our team and play their part in making a difference in the lives of today’s underserved children.
Rewarding Work. Competitive Compensation. Help A Child Smile.
Smile America Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status