Once you have successfully passed the required dental tests and the course in Danish Health Legislation, as well as received a letter from the Danish Patient Safety Authority, you are eligible to begin employment for adaptation and training purposes (evalueringsansættelse). This period of employment aims to assess your clinical and communication skills. It is essential to start this employment within 12 months of passing your final dental test or completing the course in Danish Health Legislation. Your salary and work conditions will adhere to general employment terms.
Employment for Adaptation and Training Purposes
To pursue employment for adaptation and training purposes (evalueringsansættelse), you must apply for a position at a dentistry clinic. The employment duration should be a minimum of 12 months, during which you must fulfill the requirements outlined in §§ 1-2 of Bekendtgørelse (order no.) 427 af 9. maj 2011 om tilladelse til selvstændigt virke.
Throughout your employment, the clinic will evaluate both your dental and communicative skills. As part of this evaluation, the clinic is obligated to submit reports to the Danish Patient Safety Authority after one month and again in the last month of your employment.
Finding Job Opportunities
It is your responsibility to search for and apply to any available positions on your own.
Temporary Authorization (Evalueringsautorisation)
Once you have been offered a position, you must apply to the Danish Patient Safety Authority for a temporary authorization (evalueringsautorisation). This authorization is specific to your employment for adaptation and training purposes (evalueringsansættelse). You are not permitted to commence work until you have obtained the "evalueringsautorisation."
Ansøgning om evalueringsautorisation.pdf
Upon successfully completing your employment for adaptation and training purposes and receiving positive assessments (evalueringsskemaer) from the clinic, among other sources, the Danish Patient Safety Authority will grant you Danish authorization, allowing you to work independently as a dentist.
If, during the employment period, the Danish Patient Safety Authority receives negative assessments from your employer indicating that it is unlikely for you to improve your clinical and/or communication skills, we will evaluate these assessments and determine the appropriate course of action based on the negative feedback.