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To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
Cermak Health Services (CERMAK) provides healthcare to the detainees at the Cook County Department of Corrections. The Correctional Chief of Dental Services is the clinical dental health authority for the Cook County Correctional Center. Provides structure and guidance for dental services delivered to detainees incarcerated within the Cook County Correctional facilities, ensuring that the provision of dental services is in compliance with court mandates, State and Federal Regulations, and is consistent with community standards, legal mandates, and strategic goals. Provides 24/7 on call coverage for clinical and administrative issues. Responsible for dental services at Cermak Health Services
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
·Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from an accredited dental program is required.
·Current License to practice Dentistry in the State of Illinoisis required.
·Current Controlled Substance and Drug Enforcement Agency License is required.
·Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification is required.
·Two (2) years of professional healthcare management experience to include clinical, administrative, and direct staff supervision is required.
·Prior experience working with Occupational, Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Justice (DOJ), and National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) requirements is required.
·Prior experience with electronic health record and electronic dental records is required.
·Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.
·Master's degree in Public Health, Health Administration, and/or Business Administration from an accredited college or university.
·Experience in corrections, public and/or community health
·National Committee on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
·Thorough knowledge of the principles of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry and oral surgery
·Knowledge of State of Illinois Dental Practice Act and Standards of Care relevant to the practices and administration of the position duties
·Must be knowledgeable of all OSHA, DOJ and NCCHC requirements
·Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices
·Knowledge and experience using and electronic health record to include and electronic dental record
·Excellent interpersonal skills
·Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
·Ability to apply modern methods and practices of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry and oral surgery
·Ability to relate in a respectful, professional, courteous and concerned manner with clients, co-workers and supervisors
·Ability to be culturally sensitive to clients/patients and staff
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
·Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
·Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
·Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.