Under the direction of the Office Manager, Regional Manager, and the Chief Dental Officer, the Dentist delivers diagnostic, preventative, restorative and surgical dental care services to patients; oversees the work of auxiliary dental staff; oversees prudent operation of the dental center(s) to ensure adherence to established policies and procedures, appropriate maintenance of equipment, appropriate control of inventory of dental supplies and appropriate adherence to safety and infection control protocols; communicates effectively with patients, parents and center staff to explain dental services and promote a positive image of MCDC; oversees the production of patient records in compliance with program policies.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Extremely strong interpersonal and communication skills are required for this position. Competencies include:
Employment Qualifications for this Position
Must have a Dental degree (e.g., Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or equivalent) from an accredited School of Dentistry.
Demonstration of skilled care and judgment in the practice of dentistry through at least one year successful practice of dentistry.
The Dentist must be competent in using common office equipment. There is an expectation for everyone in the organization to learn and implement new office technology as the operation grows and can benefit from more productive systems.