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Humility of Mary Health Partners extends the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with emphasis on people who are poor and under-served.
How To Apply
Please apply online and attach resume. If you are unable to attach resume, you may fax your resume to 330-480-6603 after you've applied.
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Who May Apply
Anyone may apply
Location: St. Elizabeth Health Center
Department: Dental Clinic
Pay Grade: 19 Non-Exempt
Hours/Shift: 40-hours, Days
Position #: 14054
Applications accepted through January 26, 2011. Resume must be included with electronic application or fax to Chris McCarty, 330-480-6603.
Questions? Contact Chris McCarty, 330-480-2625, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Assistant Dental Supervisor will assist the Dentist with various procedures performed at chairside in the Dental Clinic. He/she is responsible for assisting Manager/Dental Director in daily operations of Dental Services, Dental Clinic, Mobile Dental Van and Community Outreach Services. He/she is responsible for supervising and completing job evaluations of staff members. He/she is responsible for assisting in the obtaining of data and writing for grant applications and ODH certification. He/she is responsible for coordinating and ordering of supplies. Knowledge of dental software – Eaglesoft is required. He/she takes and develops oral x-rays, maintains various dental and other patient care supplies and equipment; instructs patients regarding proper oral health and other preventive measures; performs general receptionist/clerical/registration/billing duties. Performs other duties and assignments as requested.
? High School Diploma (GED).
? Completion of Dental Assistant Program.
? Certification desirable.
? 3 years previous experience in chair-side dental assisting required.
? Previous experience in office supervision /coordinating or demonstrated ability required.
? Experience with children and elderly preferred.
? Experience with the minority community preferred.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
? Follows general instructions.
? Understands several defined work routines.
? Requires dexterity and manual skills for instrument manipulation use and transfer.
? Mechanical ability to test, maintain and operate dental equipment and dental van.
? Reads various references, extracts information, and applies basic arithmetic functions.
? May operate basic equipment/machinery.
? Previous experience with scheduling software.
? Makes decisions based on policy and/or consultation with co-workers/team members.
? Requires judgment in selection of alternative courses of action.
? May adapt standard principles to new or changed conditions.
? Solutions generally based on past precedent with some risk-taking involved in developing new approach.
? Impacts multiple work areas on a day-to-day basis.
? Provides information regularly to decision-making process.
? Has responsibility for committing resources (financial or staff) in work area(s), but performs analyses and makes recommendations.
? Coordinates work with others.
? Conveys detailed, routine information.
? Provides written responses in standard format to others knowledgeable about subject.
? Requires listening skills to maintain cooperative associations.
PRINCIPAL JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Performs Assistant Supervisor duties.
a) Manages patient appointment schedule in cooperation with the dental clinic faculty/residents.
b) Makes assignments for dental assistants, dental hygienists and oversees daily operations as well as Smile Station monthly schedule.
c) Works in conjunction with department manager regarding all matters related to the dental clinic.
d) Works in conjunction with Dental Director and Chief resident regarding all clinical matters.
e) Oversees supply order process.
f) Prepare/reviews dental assistant 4-week schedule.
2. Prepares for procedures/exams.
a) Greets and escorts patient to operatory area.
b) Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for procedures and exams.
c) Obtains chart.
3. Uses suction devices, water spray cotton rolls, holders, and cheek/tongue retractors to keep oral
operating area clean during dental procedures.
4. Prepares restorative materials and dental cements to be used during dental procedures.
5. Takes and develops intra-oral radiographs.
6. Assists Dentist with oral exams, cleanings, extractions, root canal therapy and fillings.
7. Provides education and instruction.
a) Gives post-procedure instruction to patient and/or significant other.
b) Educates regarding proper oral hygiene and overall dental preventative care.
8 Maintains dental instruments.
a) Washes and soaks instruments in a solution before processing in ultrasonic cleaner.
b) Sets up instruments for sterilization by packaging, labeling and dating.
c) Processes instruments and transports instruments to and from Central Supply as needed.
d) Maintains disinfecting solutions according to protocol.
e) Oils hand pieces.
9. Maintains operating rooms.
a) Ensures all equipment is clean and/or sterile and in good working order.
b) Maintain adequate stock.
c) Cleans rooms between procedures.
d) Sets up for cases.
10. Directs patients to financial counselor as necessary.
11. Assists residents with completion of billing forms.
12. Performs general clerical duties as needed.
a) Files patient and other records.
b) Prepares and maintains EMR charts.
13. Assesses maintenance needs for dental operations/Dental Mobile Van.
a) Informs the Dental Assistants regarding the needs for maintenance requisitions.
b) Performs simple maintenance (batteries, fluids for dental equipment, etc.).
14. Attends staff meetings and monthly Administrative meetings.
15. Is supportive to dental residency programs.
16. Performs miscellaneous duties as requested.
17. Operates electric equipment on Mobile Dental Clinic.
18. Provides input regarding the Mobile Dental Clinic schedule, in cooperation with the Dental Clinic
Coordinator, Community Outreach Director; the Youngstown City Schools; the Warren City Schools and the Youngstown and Warren Dental Sealant Program.
19. Collects necessary statistics regarding patient visits and site visits.
20. Assists DDS, Manager/Dental Director in the collection and analysis of data for QA.
21. Promotes quality service.
a) Utilizes good interpersonal skills to promote positive, effective interaction with customers, promote quality service and ensure flow of information to appropriate staff and professionals.
b) Demonstrates courteous manner when answering customer questions/requests and obtains information necessary to determine how to meet customer needs.
c) Receives no more than that three legitimate customer complaints in a one-year period and receives positive feedback from customers.
c) Demonstrates an awareness of customer needs based upon cultural diversity.
22. Assists with securing financial assistance for uninsured patients.
a) Recognizes when patients need financial assistance and provides or refers patients to financial counselor.
c) Notifies nursing personnel of needs/delays associated with the financial counseling process.
23. Functions as an effective team member by:
a) Flexible in response to workload.
b) Exhibits positive attitudes towards assignments.
c) Demonstrates effective problem solving skills reflecting a quality service attitude keeping customer satisfaction in mind.
d) Interacts with others with sensitivity, honesty and respect.
e) Portrays a professional image in all interactions.
f) Willingly assists others with workload in a positive manner.
g) Consistently provides quality service to callers.
h) Responds to phone messages/inquiries in a timely manner or relays message to appropriate personnel.
i) Understands and utilizes the channels of communication and directs questions and problems to the appropriate person.
24. Facilitates Operations.
a) Consistently follows through and implements actions.
b) Knowledgeable of HMHP/department policies and procedures, and encourages practice staff to comply.
c) Acutely aware of the patient needs and the staff availability.
d) Prepares schedules and coordinates the assignment of breaks, meals and in-services to maintain adequate coverage. Ensures patient care is not affected by staff coverage.
e) Monitors patient flow and takes appropriate action to minimize practice visit times; communicates delays to patients.
f) Coordinates the daily preparation of staff and materials to facilitate next day practice operations.
g) Addresses patient, family concerns until resolution is achieved. Communicates incidences and outcomes to the Manager Physician Clinics.
25. Promotes staff and team development.
a) Leads the practice staff in supporting the mission, values and management of the organization.
b) Supports change and are a positive influence in promoting staff cooperation.
c) Strives to develop working relationships among team members, physicians and administrative staff that are characterized by mutual support, open communication, trust and respect.
26. Assists the Manager with operations.
a) Collaborates with the Manager to identify, implement and evaluate opportunities to reduce costs without negatively impacting quality.
b) Proactive in assessing schedules and soliciting feedback from staff or other disciplines involved in the practice.
c) Provides input to the Manager with HR functions such as staff selection, discipline and evaluation.
d) Assists the Manager to assure effective, and timely communications to all staff.
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.
CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Non-Patient Care Staff (0-20 lbs.) – Physical Demands
Occasional – 1 to 33% of workday
Frequent – 34 – 66% of workday
Constant – 67 – 100% of workday
Not at all – 0% of workday
Sitting, Unilateral Vertical Reach 36-72”, lift 0-20#, 6-36” from floor; lift 0-20#, 36-48” from floor; climbing stairs; operating machines (2 hand(s)).
Unilateral Horizontal Reach 0-18”; push/pull 100’, 19ft.lbs.
Standing, walking: 2.3 mph, 0 incline; bilateral fine motor manipulation; functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided; functional hearing aid or unaided; functional verbal communication skills; working overtime as assigned to meet operational/patient care demands.
Not at All
Hold 200# patient sidelying while doing procedure x 2 min; roll 200# patient away/toward self; transfer 105# person chair-chair 5x/hr. with gait belt; bed-cart transfer with 200# person and assist of one with sheet; lift 0- ___# 6-36” from floor; lift 0- ___# 6-72” from floor; climbing ladders, working from heights, crawling, kneeling, running, operating machines: (2 foot/feet).
Category II Job Classification – HMHP employees who have jobs with tasks that rarely involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues and have no contact with used sharps.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Humility of Mary Health Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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