DENTIST II

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Date:  Apr 2, 2024
Location: 

Kankakee, IL, US, 60901

Job Requisition ID:  36416

Agency:  Department of Human Services 
Opening Date: 04/18/2024
Closing Date/Time: 05/01/2024 
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $8,422 - $12,945 per month ($101,064 - $155,340 per year)  
Job Type:   Salaried 
County:   Kankakee  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU: RC063

 

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

 

While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in ineligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended. 

 

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

 

Posting Identification Number  36416

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Dentist II for the Shapiro Center located in Kankakee, Illinois to plan and direct a comprehensive dental program providing examinations and treatment for individuals.  Conducts staff training on dental hygiene techniques.  Serves as a working supervisor to lower-level staff.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Plans and directs a comprehensive dental program at Shapiro Center.
  2. Serves as a working supervisor.
  3. Monitors the dental program to ensure provision of services and documentation remain in compliance with professional and department regulations as well as accreditation and certification standards.
  4. Consults with other members of interdisciplinary team and other professionals in development and implementation of a habilitation plan for each individual.
  5. Conducts staff training on dental hygiene techniques.
  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires graduation from an accredited college of dentistry.
  2. Requires a valid license to practice dentistry and oral surgery in Illinois.
  3. Requires two (2) years of experience in the practice of dentistry.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. One (1) year of professional experience performing dental and routine oral surgical services.
  2. One (1) year of professional experience examining, treating and providing complete dental care.
  3. One (1) year of professional experience preparing charts and diagnosing individuals.
  4. One (1) year of professional experience operating and maintaining dental equipment.
  5. One (1) year of professional experience conducting training on proper dental hygiene.
  6. One (1) year of professional experience communicating both orally and in writing.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to work after business hours, weekends and holidays.
  2. Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.
  3. Requires the ability to travel in the performance of job duties.
  4. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  5. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.

*All conditions of employment listed are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday  
Work Location: 100 E Jeffery St, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Shapiro Center

Dental Services

Agency Contact: DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov

Job Family:  Health Services ; Social Services  

About the Agency:

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)

* Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)

  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

State employees should include temporary assignment in the application profile. Temporary assignment verification forms can be uploaded to the Additional Documents section.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Kankakee
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradley