United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley

Dental Assistant Supervisor

Job Locations US-CA-Fresno / Central Valley
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/27/2020 8:42 AM)
Job ID
2020-1605
# of Openings
1
Category
Dental

Overview

The Dental Assistant (DA) Supervisor is responsible for general oversight of the UHC dental program at all sites. Primary to the DA Supervisor's responsibilities is ensuring effective and efficient delivery of dental services in all UHC dental departments. This exempt position reports directly to the Dental Director.

Responsibilities

Works closely with the Health Center Managers and Regional Directors to:

  • Provide leadership and support for the UHC dental program at all sites.
  • Assist with recruitment and hiring for dental assistant positions for all UHC sites.
  • Provide training and orientation for dentist, dental hygienist and dental assistant positions
    for all UHC sites.
  • Provides input and assists with creation and implementation of dental policies and procedures.
  • Performs RDA functions and coverage as necessary.
  • Coordinates dental staffing personnel to all offices as needed.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Possess a valid RDA California License
  • Current CPR certification

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience in a dental setting.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of community health centers mission and role.

SKILLS:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Able to quickly build and maintain rapport with patients and providers of differing backgrounds; team player
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Strong computer skills; knowledge of computerized dental records systems
  • Familiar with adult learning and general training techniques
  • Positive professional insight
  • Flexibility and dependability
  • Demonstrated good problem-solving skills; sound judgment
  • Effective leadership/supervisory skills
  • Modern office practices and procedures including email
  • Attention to detail and excellent follow-through on work tasks
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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