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Type of Opportunity:
Dental Director

Details SALARY: $97,246.00 - $169,099.00 Annually OPENING DATE: 02/27/20 CLOSING DATE: 03/19/20 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION: The Orange County Health Department has an opening for a Dentist. This is a distinct classification that requires a license to practice dentistry in North Carolina. The work involves the responsibility for providing dental treatment for children and adults, and directing the day-to-day clinical dental treatment activities. Supervision over others is required of this position. Does related work as required. * This is a safety sensitive position and participation in the Drug and Alcohol Program is required. Background Check required. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Examples of Essential Functions: Following are examples of typical work activities and responsibilities. The incumbent may be responsible for performing other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned. A position may not include all the work examples given, nor does the list include all that may be assigned. Provides all necessary routine dental care for adults and comprehensive services for children; Examines and determines dental needs of clients and treatment plans, and provides clinical treatment services; Makes valid assessments of conditions under which referral to a specialist is warranted, and assists the patient/family in making the referral; Prescribes medications to treat a patient under appropriate conditions; Documents dental records accurately to manage risk, provide continuity of care, and assure quality of care; Fosters interaction and collaboration between the various department divisions and work units to promote service delivery; Remains current with developments in the dental field and their potential impact on the present and future needs of the county and its residents; Handles the responsibility for the daily operations of the dental clinic, including monitoring the quality of work and ensuring that any acts performed by the Dental Assistant and Dental Hygienist are in full compliance with the Dental Practice Act of North Carolina; Provides necessary training to staff as procedures are updated or changed; Serves as a dental/oral health consultant to the entire clinic staff and to other staff in the Orange County Health Department such as school, community and clinical nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physicians, health educators, etc.; Serves as a preceptor for UNC School of Dentistry resident students assigned to the Orange County Health Department; Serves as member of the Orange County Health Department Leadership Team and provides management insight for consideration of departmental decisions and policy development; Assists in the development of the Orange County Health Department strategic plan and community health assessment; Develops and administers the annual budget for the Dental Division of the Orange County Health Department; Adheres to, and ensures the adherence of Division staff to the department's safety rules and regulations.


Orange County provides a competitive benefits package that includes: Participation in the North Carolina State Retirement System; Orange County contributes 8.95% of your base salary per pay period and 9.7% for LEO. Health Insurance Orange County pays 100% of employee premiums for health insurance and a portion of dependent premiums. Dental Insurance Orange County pays 100% of employee premiums for dental insurance. Life Insurance Orange County pays for an employee life insurance policy based on employees salary up to $50,000. Vision Insurance Optional Life and Disability Coverage 401 (k) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plans Orange County contributes $27.50 per pay period to the supplemental retirement plan you choose and will contribute up to an additional $63 per pay ($1512 annually) period as a match. Paid Holidays Annual Leave Sick Leave Tuition reimbursement assistance Various other leave programs including civil, funeral, parental, etc. For additional detailed information click on link Orange County Benefits


Name of Practice:
Orange County NC Health Department
Practice Owner:
Quintana Stewart
Type of Practice:
Public Health Department



(919) 245-2414
300 W. Tryon Street

June 28, 2020