Oversee the administrative activities for the dental department, schedule patient appointments, prepare work schedules and expedite work flow; inspect and review quality and quantity of work; train administrative staff and prepare performance reviews, assist in the preparation of the budget, recommend and implement procedures to increase efficiency; coordinate village trips and assist with dental procedures when necessary.
Uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and corporate values. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.
Perform leadership functions including selection, scheduling, training, performance management and discipline of the administrative staff within the dental department; instill passion in assigned staff for NSHC’s mission, vision, and values, maintaining a safe and productive work environment
Demonstrate personal initiative and accountability, monitor the program's budget and expenditures; forecast needs and allocate resources
Negotiate or perform the purchase and maintenance of office supplies and equipment and track the related shipping and receiving activities
Conduct special analyses and studies to determine comparative operational costs, and other key department or division issues
Oversee maintenance of items such as budgets, purchase requests, maintenance work orders, travel requests, expense reports, etc., often acting on behalf of manager
Operating on own initiative, undertake and accomplish follow-up actions on behalf of supervisor to ensure projects, reports, and administrative issues are completed on time
May assist with dental procedures
Perform other duties as assigned.
All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organization’s values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride. Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others.
All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.
Job Specific Knowledge:
Knowledge of departmental functions
Knowledge of financial and budgeting processes
Knowledge of dental procedures and protocols
Required Skills and Abilities:
All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.
Job Specific Skills and Abilities:
Above average computer and office management skills
Supervisory and office coordination skills
Excellent customer service skills
Above average attention to detail
High School Diploma or Equivalent
working as a dental assistant
rural service delivery preferred
Licensure, Certification, Etc.
National Dental Assisting Certification is preferred, must pass I.H.S. Radiology competency test within 6 months of hire, CPR
Use hands and arms to operate office or clinical equipment
Sit more than half the workday
Stand and/or walk less than half the workday
Bend, stretch, twist, crouch and/or reach
View electronic monitors for prolonged periods of time
Use hands and arm for repetitive motion tasks
Lift or carry unaided less than 25 pounds
Push or pull using up to moderate force
See and hear with normal acuity
Work is conducted in a standard office environment as well as a standard clinical environment to include exposure to latex, biohazard or other harmful substances
Work is conducted in a standard warehouse environment
Moderate travel is required (between 25% and 50% of the time)
Travel is required via large aircraft
Travel is required via small (less than 16 passenger) aircraft
Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) is a tribally owned and operated, independent, not-for profit health care organization, founded in...