Open Date: 04/03/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: DDS or DMD from a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Certificate from a CODA-accredited General Practice Residency or Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program 3 years full-time experience teaching in an accredited GPR or Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program or the equivalent Experience in providing dental treatment to patients in the Operating Room Ability to be licensed in the State of North Carolina
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: The Director of the GPR Program is responsible for the administration and direction of the ECU School of Dental Medicine's hospital-based general dentistry residency program. Responsibilities include the advanced training of residents in all facets of general dentistry, administration of the program including the selection and evaluation of residents, meeting reporting requirements of the School of Dental Medicine, Vidant Medical Center, Commission on Dental Accreditation, and other entities. The Director reports directly to the Chair of the Department of General Dentistry and works closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and other administrators. The Director also provides direct patient care in both outpatient and inpatient settings as well as serving in a supervisory capacity. Specific duties include: * Directs and administers the General Practice Residency Program, including: recruitment and selection of residents in compliance with Post Graduate Application Support Service (PASS) and Match Program requirements; development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum plan; ongoing evaluation of the program, faculty and resident performance; coordination of teaching in affiliated institutions and off-service rotations and maintenance of program records. * Monitors educational program to ensure compliance with accreditation requirements. * Prepares information and reports of program information for potential applicants, the Commission on Dental Accreditation, and ECU publications, website, or other information sources. * Assures that schedules are created for resident classes/ seminars, rotations, call, off-service rotations, and consultations in the hospital. * Determines the scope of dental services to be provided in the outpatient setting. Develops, implements and documents policies and procedures for the unit. Ensures compliance with all University, School of Dental Medicine, and hospital requirements including safety and disaster plans. * Monitors dental unit activities to ensure compliance with requirements of regulatory agencies, Department of Health, North Carolina Dental Practice Act, HCFA, Medicaid, Medicare and others. Initiates corrective action as needed. * In conjunction with the School of Dental Medicine Executive Director of Business and Financial Affairs and the Hospital Dentistry Director develops and prepares annual operating and capital budget for the dental program and unit. Monitors or delegates monitoring of expenses to determine variances. * Interviews, directs, evaluates and schedules professional staff. Determines performance objectives of assigned staff. Determines competency requirements of professional staff. Coaches, counsels and disciplines assigned staff. Provides overall supervision of professional staff. * Provides service in the outpatient and hospital setting in a manner that is appropriate for the patient's age and clinical condition; demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to meet the patient's physical, psychosocial, educational and safety needs. Provides cross coverage with the Hospital Dentistry Director.