Lead Dentist : Education Loan Repayment Programs
Company: Advantage Dental Oral Health Center
Posted on: February 25, 2021
JOB TITLE: Lead Dentist
REPORTS TO: Regional Dental Director
FLSA: Exempt Advantage Dental Oral Health Center and its family of
affiliated practices (Sarrell Dental & Eye, Community Dental Care)
are working to revolutionize oral health care for communities
across the United States. To do this, we take a unique,
industry-leading approach to care delivery by creating lasting
healthy outcomes through positive dental experiences. We call this
all-in approach Preventistry-.Advantage Dental and affiliate
practices are bound by a mission: To improve the oral health of
all. Comprised of 80 practices, over 200 providers and more than
800 support employees throughout six states, our network of
practices provide care to over a quarter of a million patients
annually. Join our team to be part of something greater, driving
change that supports a more effective oral health care system.
Together we are creating healthy, confident smiles across the
The Lead Dentist, reporting to the Regional Dental Director, will
provide general (or specialized) dentistry and will provide
clinical oversight and leadership to the providers and clinical
staff in a multi-specialty dental practice. The Lead Dentist will
partner closely with the Practice Manager to achieve optimal fiscal
initiatives, clinical safety and compliance activities, and overall
patient satisfaction. The position contributes to DentaQuest Care
Group's continued success by passionately executing the company's
business model; promoting the company culture, mission and values;
and ensuring consistent compliance with all key company programs
and operating initiatives. Responsible for driving superior levels
of patient service while striving continuously to improve outcomes.
Follows and supports the CARE model for patient experience.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead Dentist Responsibilities
Provide clinical and administrative leadership, mentorship and
direction to dentists and providers.
Lead clinical trainings to include hands-on trainings in a dental
Establish a positive working environment in the dental office.
Ensure oversight of maintenance, repair and follow up of the
building, office, equipment, instruments and related items are
Build a customer service-focused atmosphere with high customer
Knowledge and understanding of financial and operational reporting
including profit and loss statements and key performance
Create a productive, organized and efficient dental practice by
adhering to policy, protocol and best practices provided by company
Perform optimal standard of care for all patients utilizing ADA
Diagnose and provide appropriate dental treatment plans to patients
to include discussion and explanation of treatment plans with
patients and/or guardians to their satisfaction and mutual
Educate Patients and Guardians on the importance of maintaining
proper oral health and outlining goals for both medical and dental
Communicate with our clinical and administrative support team
regarding patient treatment plans, required follow up visits and
referrals to specialty dentists.
Prescribe medications as necessary and appropriate.
Carefully document all medications, diagnoses, consultations and
treatment plans in the electronic medical record and adhere to
Execution of proper follow up and continued care of patients
involved in multi - step treatment plans, particularly for those
patients referred for specialty care.
Attend required continuing education courses related to the dental
profession for continued and improved knowledge and technique of
dentistry and oral health.
Practice and follow infection control and OSHA regulations.
Follow all rules and regulations set by the state, federal and
Other duties as assigned.
High standards for integrity, honesty, professionalism, and work
Commitment to service excellence.
Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent
organization and follow through.
Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to
Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of
Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic.
Self- starter with a strong desire to exceed expectations and
capable of leading, directing, and supporting a team to achieve
Maintains confidentiality and discretion.
Ability to effectively work in collaboration with others to achieve
Willing to grow and be challenged.
DDS or DMD required.
Dentist licensing/certifications as required by state. Demonstrated
leadership qualities and abilities.
Maintain Continuing Education (CE) as required by state.
Current CPR certification.
Group practice dental experience preferred.
Full-Time schedule required.
Ability to travel using personal car as required by the
Occasional overnight travel.
Ability to stand for frequent and extended periods of time.
The ability to bend, squat, kneel, reach overhead and carry or lift
up to 50 pounds.
The ability to handle sharp instruments.
May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, chemical hazards,
respiratory hazards in a controlled environment.
May be exposed to hazardous chemicals or substances.
Personal Protective Equipment required.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description
are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical
elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform this
** In accordance with DentaQuest's Compliance Plan, employee must
conduct DQ business in accordance with applicable laws,
regulations, professional standards and ethical standards and
report potential compliance or ethical issues to manager or DQ's
Compliance Officer. **
DentaQuest's Affirmative Action Program affirms our commitment to
make reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental
limitation of otherwise-qualified individuals with disabilities or
special disabled veterans, unless the accommodation would impose an
undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please see Human
Resources for additional information regarding this
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