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Sign On & Relocation! DENTIST

Indian Health Service

This is a Full-time position in Kotzebue, AK posted June 18, 2021.

The Indian Health Service continues to work closely with our tribal partners to coordinate a comprehensive public health response to COVID-19.

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Summary: Maniilaq Association, a critical access hospital, provides health, tribal and social services to about 8,000 people in Northwest Alaska.

A non-profit corporation, Maniilaq Association represents twelve federally recognized tribes with Kotzebue being the hub of the service area.

Benefits include
• Relocation for the employee and family
• Sign on/Retention Bonus
• Yearly continuing education compensation
• Housing
• Retirement
• PTO earnings & cash out options
• Free health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance for the employee
• And more!

Please contact Jeanne.lawless@maniilaq.org for additional information.

Come join us above the Arctic Circle, discover Inupiat culture and experience life on the tundra.

Maniilaq Association provides a wonderful professional opportunity for employment with intriguing people who are balancing the preservation of their traditional language and customs while implementing the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality service.Vision: Healthy People, thriving communitiesMission: Savaqatigiiksugut (we are working together) Working together to provide high quality, culturally relevant health, social and tribal services.
Performs a full range of dental services at the Maniilaq Medical Center Dental Clinic, and on a periodic basis at the Maniilaq Association Services Areas.

Reports directly to the Lead Dentist.

Duties:
• Displays a willing and helpful attitude to customers and staff.

Professionally communicates in a warm, concerned, caring, and friendly manner over the telephone and in person.
• Performs a full range of dental services at the Maniilaq Health Center Dental Clinic, and on a periodic basis at the Kotzebue Senior Center and in the villages and schools, of Point Hope and the Northwest Arctic Borough.
• Surgical procedures, including: single and multiple tooth extraction; removal of uncomplicated impacted teeth, residual root tips, localized foreign bodies, and exostoses; biopsies.
• Demonstrates discretion in handling confidential information.

Maintains confidentiality of patients and hospital-related information.

Qualifications:
• DDS or DMD degree from a dental school accredited by the commission on dental education of the American Dental Assocation.

Current licensure to perform dental service in the State of Alaska, or waiver thereof.
• Current CPR certificate.
• Must be willing and able to travel in small airplanes and carry at least 40 pounds of luggage.

Please use the following information to get more information about or apply for this job posting.

IHS Headquarters, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857
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