Date: Feb 17, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Medical Group  

Sub-Division: EMG -Employee  

Req ID:  18757 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 


EMG is affiliated with Eskenazi Health and employs physician and advanced practice providers who support the Eskenazi Health system. A multi-specialty provider group, it strives to be a leading primary care provider serving all patients regardless of ability to pay or condition of health while advancing medicine through teaching and research.

Eskenazi Health is one of American's largest safety net health systems with more than 1 million outpatient visits each year. Partnering with the Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana. In addition to the 327-bed hospital located on its downtown Indianapolis campus, Eskenazi Health provides services at 10 federally qualified health care centers and multiple mental health sites and residential facilities located throughout Indianapolis. Eskenazi Health is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been highlighted as one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years.

Indianapolis offers affordable housing, excellent schools and a wealth of entertainment options, including a variety of amateur and professional sports teams, dynamic museums, live theater productions, symphony and opera concerts, a wide variety of shopping options and restaurants, and numerous outdoor festivals, as well as the famous Indy 500 race each May.

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Job Role Summary

Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

•    Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
•    Use masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect themselves and their patients from infectious diseases.
•    Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, or other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.
•    Formulate plan of treatment for patient's teeth and mouth tissue.
•    Use air turbine and hand instruments, dental appliances and surgical implements.
•    Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, or malformations of teeth, gums, or related oral structures and provide preventive or corrective services.
•    Advise or instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, or oral health care services.
•    Treat exposure of pulp by pulp capping, removal of pulp from pulp chamber, or root canal, using dental instruments.
•    Write prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications.
•    Design, make, or fit prosthodontic appliances, such as space maintainers, bridges, or dentures, or write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for denturists or dental technicians.
•    Fill pulp chamber and canal with endodontic materials.
•    Remove diseased tissue, using surgical instruments.
•    Analyze or evaluate dental needs to determine changes or trends in patterns of dental disease.
•    Apply fluoride or sealants to teeth.
•    Perform oral or periodontal surgery on the jaw or mouth.
•    Eliminate irritating margins of fillings and correct occlusions, using dental instruments.
•    Manage business, employing and supervising staff and handling paperwork and insurance claims.
•    Bleach, clean, or polish teeth to restore natural color.
•    Plan, organize, or maintain dental health programs.
•    Produce or evaluate dental health educational materials.

Job Requirements


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions and progress.
•    Ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards.
•    Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
•    Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
•    Ability to supervise, advise and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
•    Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
•    Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
•    Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
•    Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
•    Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
•    Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of dental surgical care.
•    Effective verbal and written communications skills.

Minimum Qualifications, Training, and Experience

•   Doctorate degree in Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine; at least 1 year of directly related experience or enrollment in a Dental Residency Program. Current licensure from Indiana State Board of Dentistry.

Eskenazi Health has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2018 list of "150 Great Places to Work In Health Care."  This is the 3rd year in a row now that EH has received this honor. 

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis