Director of Community Dental Practices
Open Date: 10/25/2017
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: DDS or DMD degree from a CODA accredited school Eligible to be licensed to practice dentistry in the State of North Carolina, and, upon assuming the position, licensed to practice dentistry in the State of North Carolina. Knowledge and experience in the successful operation of multiple practices in a dental care delivery system. Outstanding interpersonal capabilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with a record of building consensus within an academic/practice setting. Ability to quickly respond to requests and situations with accuracy, reliability and flexibility.
Special Instructions to Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Job Duties: Specific duties include: Work under the direction of and report to the Assistant/Associate Dean of Extramural Clinical Practices in the successful management, operation and oversight of the CSLCs, including travel to CSLCs. Ensure successful operational performance including exceptional customer service, quality of care, financial and educational sustainability and administrative and clinical standardization throughout the CSLC network. Assist in the development and coordination of community and regional outreach and oral health promotion programs. Provide leadership to inspire and coach employees in successful accomplishment of strategic and operational goals and related tasks. Assist in the oversight of processes of CSLC faculty, staff recruitment and retention. Assist in ensuring that processes and resources are available to meet patient and staff expectations necessary in the delivery of high quality services within a supportive educational and work environment. Assist in the development of annual business plans and operating budgets to ensure long term viability of the CSLCs. Work with faculty and staff to maintain and improve quality performance standards for patient care, operational and financial goals. Assist in ensuring ongoing compliance and training with all university, state and federal regulations and CODA accreditation standards. Assist in coordinating all aspects of operations to ensure the CSLCs are a vibrant and integral part of the School of Dental Medicine. Support CSLC leadership in their efforts to assure quality of care provided to patients by faculty, students and residents including implementation of best practices and assessment of care guidelines that comply with CODA requirements. Assist in the supervision of CSLC/community based residents and students to ensure their safety and security. Ensure physical plants are appropriately managed to provide for effective operations, appearance, safety and security. Serve as primary interface with SoDM Facilities Manager. Work closely with the Department Chairs and Division Director of Advanced General Dentistry in the delivery of the curriculum and patient care by the students and residents at the CSLCs. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean or Assistant/Associate Dean of Extramural Clinical Practices. Fixed term or tenure track at the title/rank of Clinical Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor or higher available.