DENTIST (NONCOMPETITIVE) | City of Cincinnati page has
General Statement of Duties This employee provides quality
comprehensive dental care to City residents, many of whom are
unable to afford or obtain dental care in the private sector.
Performs related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications (KSAs) (Illustrative only. Any one
position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed
examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)
Diseases, injuries, and malformations which affect the teeth,
periodontium, and supporting oral structures.
Diagnostic treatment and planning skills used in the practice of
Community dental health standards of practice established for
the Cincinnati Health Department dental program.
Principles and practices of infection control.
Medical factors affecting dental care including AIDS, substance
abuse, mental disabilities, and other special needs.
Other resources available for referrals in special cases.
Properly operate equipment and instruments necessary to perform
all dental procedures relating to the general practice of
Operate appropriate computer equipment; use properly all related
hardware and software.
Operate assigned vehicle in the course of duty.
Implement and maintain positive employee relations.
Promote and maintain highest integrity throughout all
Analyze and manage effective EEO/AA programs.
Perform dental procedures relating to the prevention of dental
disease and the restoration of masticatory function, aesthetics,
and all other aspects of oral health, as well as the maintenance of
Provide dental treatment to medically challenged patients.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work including medical
professionals, dental specialists, social workers, homeless shelter
administrators, and other professionals.
Interpret and apply local and state laws relating to the
practice of dentistry.
Exercise sensitivity toward the needs of others.
Provide emergency medical treatment and medical referrals as
Required Education and Experience Each applicant must have a
Doctor's Degree in dentistry (D.D.S. or D.M.D.) from an accredited
college or university. Previous professional dentistry experience
preferred but not required.
Must have a valid Driver's License
Must be an excellent communicator and team builder.
Must have a licensure to practice dentistry from the Ohio State
Must have a licensure from the Drug Enforcement Agency. ( COPY
MUST BE ATTACHED OR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED )
Must have a BCLS certification for health providers from the
American Heart Association. ( COPY MUST BE ATTACHED OR APPLICATION
WILL BE REJECTED )
MILITARY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE EVALUATION Military education
and experience may be substituted for college level course work at
the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and
apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a
case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE)
Military Guide recommendations.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Background Investigation: A criminal
background investigation will be conducted for this position
(according to Civil Service Commission Rule 15 – Sensitive
Classifications/Positions and the Critical Infrastructure
Protection Act of 2001 and the Patriot Act). The purpose is to
detect security risks and prevent security threats posed by
potential employees. U.S. Citizenship: All positions with the
City of Cincinnati require that each applicant be a citizen of the
United States or have a valid permanent resident card at the time
of appointment (date of hire). Working and Physical Conditions
Environmental Conditions: Indoor dental clinic environment;
exposure to office computer screens; exposure to noise and
vibrations from use of tools; exposure to dust, fumes from a
variety of toxic substances; potential for high stress related to
difficult patients, medical emergencies and accidental exposure to
infected materials through instruments or needle stick.
Physical Conditions: Duties require maintaining physical
condition necessary for sitting, standing and walking for prolonged
periods of time; moderate lifting; pushing, reaching; general
manual dexterity; must be able to distinguish colors; must be able
to operate assigned vehicle.
Examples of Work Performed :
(Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification
may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples
include all of the tasks which may be performed.)
Diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries, and malformations of
the teeth, periodontium, and supporting oral structures.
Provides routine endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics,
restorative work, oral surgery, and preventive treatment as
Maintains detailed and accurate records of patient
Ensures that proper infection control procedures are carried
out; manages dental needs of patients with medical problems such as
AIDS, substance abuse, psychiatric problems, mental retardation,
Supervises dental staff in clinic as appropriate; performs
related administrative duties, such as clinic and staff meetings;
maintains responsibility for inventory and maintenance of
Serves on call for after-hours emergencies as assigned.
Prepares laboratory cases and lab work authorizations; performs
lab work when appropriate.
Travels to external work sites as needed.
Stays abreast of advances, changes, and technological
innovations in dental medicine.