NYU Langone Health Brooklyn, NY

About the Job

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Dentist.

In this role, the successful candidate Provider shall be responsible for providing professional medical services in accordance with this Agreement and all applicable laws, rules, regulations and LFHC policies and procedures, reporting to the Vice President of Dental Operations in connection with these services. Provider shall provide the services described below during such hours each week as are assigned by the LFHC. In addition to other duties assigned by LFHC, the services include the following.

Job Responsibilities:

  • General Principles
    LFHC maintains certain principles of practice that are intended to affect all aspects of care at LFHC. Provider will be expected to uphold and implement the following principles:
    1. Team Assignments: Health care delivery within LFHC is based on interdisciplinary provider teams which provide collaborative care by physicians, as well as by nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, midwives and residents in training. Continuity of care is provided by the team over time, as well as between the outpatient and inpatient setting, through the unit/site specific mechanisms that have been established and are in place for that purpose. Cross coverage for absent team members is a requirement. Cooperation and collaboration among team members is imperative.
    2. PCP (Primary Care Provider) Communication: Every registered LFHC patient has a PCP of record. As in most multi-specialty group practices, patients will be referred for a specialty consultation by that PCP who will have completed appropriate documentation of the consultation/referral. Communication, including through the proper completion of documentation, is an important element of the care that Provider will be providing to LFHC patients.
    3. LFHC Customer Service Standards: Provider shall respect cultural differences, religious differences and the individuality of internal and external customers. Provider shall at all times project a professional image in demeanor and dress.
    4. Commitment to compliance and quality improvement: Provider shall participate in compliance, quality management and performance improvement activities as requested, including but not limited to education and training efforts and audits of medical records.
  • Ambulatory Care Component
    1. Provider shall provide direct clinical care to all patients assigned to Provider in accordance with applicable standards of care, LFHC policies and procedures and Hospital policies and procedures, as applicable.
    2. Provider will be required to maintain certain good citizenship standards designed to optimize patient care and service and the smooth operation of the LFHC. Such standards include but are not limited to the following: Accommodating walkin patients, arriving for office sessions on time and remaining throughout each session, engaging in teamwork with the support staff, following LFHC procedures and practice guidelines, e.g., appropriate clinical charting with complete notes and up-to-date problem and medication lists, timely completion of encounter forms, completing peer chart audits, etc.
    3. Provider shall meet specialty and site-specific defined productivity expectations.
    4. At all times, Provider shall accurately and timely complete any paperwork necessary to facilitate LFHC billing and reimbursement.
    5. Provider is expected to appropriately supervise and contribute to the training of residents and students and to timely complete evaluation forms in connection with such supervision and training.
    6. Depending on the results of Providers consultation and any testing of the patient, Provider shall refer patients back to his/her PCP for management or co-management.
    7. Provider shall provide ample notice, in accordance with site- or specialty-specific policies and procedures, for cancellations and other schedule changes. Where such notice is not possible, Provider shall make reasonable efforts to provide as much notice as possible and to secure coverage.
    8. Provider shall not direct LFHC patients to his/her private office.
  • Dental Services
    1. Dentist shall provide direct patient care services in Dentists specialty area to LFHC patients and also provide all necessary surgical procedures for clinic patients.
    2. Legibly completing all medical record documentation in a timely fashion and in accordance with applicable legal and accreditation standards. Progress notes, consultations and any other entry in the medical record shall be written legibly, dated, timed, signed and stamped with the Dentists number. Medical record documentation will be completed in a timely fashion and in accordance with applicable legal and accreditation standards.
    3. Completing all necessary billing and time recording forms, clearly and legibly
    4. Attending is required to perform preceptor duties for dental residents upon request by the Dental Director or Director of Operations.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a NYS Dental License

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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