Patient Care Coordinator, Graduate Operative

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:


Position Title:

Dental Hygienist - Advanced

Working Title:

Patient Care Coordinator, Graduate Operative

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$46,885 - $52,465 prorated at 0.8 FTE

Pay Band Information:

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Part-Time Permanent

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Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Department Name and Number:

Comprehensive Oral Health-436500

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Department Description:

The Division of Comprehensive Oral Health houses several disciplines including, Periodontology, Dental Hygiene, Comprehensive Dentistry, Operative Dentistry/ BioMaterials, Prosthodontics, and Endodontics. The Division Chair and vice-chair manage the operating procedures for the entire division. The Division of Comprehensive Oral Health consists of full-time faculty, part-time faculty, phased retired faculty and adjunct faculty; full-time and part-time staff; DDS, MSc and PhD students; clinical/research fellows and visiting scholars. The Division of Comprehensive Oral Health balances teaching, scholarship, patient care, research and professional service activities.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to take on the duties of the Patient Care Coordinators (PCC) for the Graduate Operative Dentistry/BioMaterials clinics. The PCC is a key player in the day-to-day operations of the Graduate Operative Dentistry/BioMaterials Clinics, supporting the Graduate program director, clinic and program. This position is directly responsible for numerous patient, resident, dental students, and faculty interactions on a daily basis that help ensure clinical and fiscal success. As a first point of contact for patient concerns, resident logistical matters, and interdepartmental questions, this position represents our clinic with outstanding professionalism and service. This position will guide, organize and monitor activities of the Graduate Operative/BioMaterials Clinics, as well as collaborate with the other PCCs in the Division to effect quality patient care. This is done through accurate documentation, ongoing education and coordination of the team’s operations.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Licensed to practice as a Dental Hygienist in the State of North Carolina.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Strong ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to achieve successful results in a fast-paced environment.
This position requires excellent communication, professionalism, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with others as a team is essential.
Previous experience as a supervisor is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working as a Dental Hygienist.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Licensed to practice as a Dental Hygienist in the State of North Carolina (valid Dental Hygiene license and CPR certification).

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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time