Company: advantage dental oral health center
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
Nation. JOB SUMMARY: 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
office setting. 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 regularly performed. Build a customer service-focused
atmosphere with high customer service feedback. Knowledge and
understanding of financial and operational reporting including
profit and loss statements and key performance indicators. Create a
productive, organized and efficient dental practice by adhering to
policy, protocol and best practices provided by company leadership.
Dentistry Perform optimal standard of care for all patients
utilizing ADA guidelines. 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 understanding. Educate Patients and
Guardians on the importance of maintaining proper oral health and
outlining goals for both medical and dental health considerations.
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 HIPAA regulations. 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 governmental entities. Other duties as assigned.
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: High standards for integrity, honesty,
professionalism, and work ethic. Commitment to service excellence.
Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent
organization and follow through. Demonstrates flexible and
efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of
urgency. 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 successful results.
Maintains confidentiality and discretion. Ability to effectively
work in collaboration with others to achieve business objectives.
Willing to grow and be challenged. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 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. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel
using personal car as required by the company. Occasional overnight
travel. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 position. 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 Hum
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