Dedicated to Patient-Centered Care, the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS) is a state of the art network of health care facilities throughout Southern Arizona comprised of the medical center in Tucson, Arizona and seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Casa Grande, Green Valley, Safford, Sierra Vista, Yuma, Northwest and Southeast Tucson. Through an environment of compassion, education, and research, SAVAHCS is a national model of clinical and organizational excellence. The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) professional staff is seeking full-time Periodontist. Applicants must be Board Eligible or Certified in Periodontics by the American Board of Periodontics. The successful candidate will have excellent diagnostic skills and the ability to triage, diagnose, and manage a broad spectrum of urgent and chronic dental problems in a patient population with a high percentage of medically compromised individuals. Diagnose and treat inflammatory and destructive diseases of investing and supporting tissue of teeth: Cleans and polishes teeth, eliminates irritating margins of fillings, and corrects occlusions. Candidate must perform surgical procedures to remove diseased tissue, using dental instruments. Candidate must perform dental implants, osseous surgery, tissue grafts, develop complex treatment plans, and provide preventive care. They must be trained and competent in providing Basic life Support (BLS). The individual must be able to work collegially with other dentists and physicians. Clinical contact: Dr. Curtis Cornelius, D.D.S., Chief, Dental Service, (520) 629-1842. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Compressed Schedule: Not available Flexible Work Schedule: Not available Telework: Not available Virtual: Not authorized Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Not authorized PCS: Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599903500
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.