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DDS / Dentist / Alaska / Permanent / Dental Director Job

Company: Confidential
Location: Soldotna
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE: Dental Director REPORTS TO: Chief Medical Officer WORK WEEK: Anticipate 40 hours per week, or as needed to accomplish task WAGE CLASSIFICATION: Exempt OSHA Classification: HighSUMMARY POSITION STATEMENT The Dental Director is responsible for administering, maintaining and expanding the community health center dental program; provides leadership within the clinic, and advice and counsel to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. This position is an overlay position to a core dentist provider position. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION Demonstrates leadership within the dental team. Provides consultation to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors regarding dental and oral health issues. Actively participates in setting performance and outcome measures and clinical objectives. Serves as Chair of the dental programs Quality Improvement committee and Peer Review Committee. Assists in the provision of continuing education, on-the-job training, and the orientation of community health center staff as requested. Participates in community organization activities to provide education, health promotion and disease prevention. Reviews credentials and references and evaluates standards for dental provider staff to ensure that their qualifications are maintained. Performs periodic dental staff evaluations and assessments as directed by our policy. Supervises, advises, counsels and disciplines all dental department professional providers in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer and/or Human Resources department. Approves leave status for dental department professional provider staff. Designs, develops, and implements appropriate dental department policies, protocols and procedures which are in compliance with the most current accepted professional standards. Expected to complete required training such as CPR, Mandt, Mental Health First Aid and any others deemed necessary for this position. Other duties as required.POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education: Graduate from an accredited dental school License: Possession of a current State of Alaska Dental License Experience: Two years post-graduate experience in a dental clinic preferred. Private practice and/or management experience preferred. Ability to work with young children preferred.

Keywords: Confidential, Anchorage , DDS / Dentist / Alaska / Permanent / Dental Director Job, Healthcare , Soldotna, Alaska

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