This position will be located at the Dixie State University Dental Hygiene School/ University of Utah School of Dentistry collaborative clinic in St. George, Utah. The position will be required to be on site for all student rotation dates. While travel is rare, the ability to travel to Salt Lake City for training and periodic meetings is also required.
This position oversees the delivery of patient care and customer service through the coordination of activities, supervision of staff, monitoring quality control and safety processes.
This is a full-time, benefited position. Dental Assisting background is preferred.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position is Category I: Mandatory Required on Campus or at Health Care Facilities as long as you are healthy without Covid-19 symptoms.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN25734B - 01478 - SOD - EDUCATION
COMPENSATION: $31,600 to $51,699/year
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time, Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
- Oversees the delivery of patient care and customer service, ensuring the timely resolution of concerns.
- Ensures that staff, students, and faculty follow School of Dentistry policies and internal workflows.
- Is responsible for the supervision of daily operations of the clinic. Able to fill in when either front-end and/or back-end help is needed.
- Develops and maintains relationships with community partnerships.
- Organizes and conducts monthly staff meetings.
- Ensures regulatory measures are followed to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff.
- Monitors equipment/instruments performance and promptly reports any equipment/instrument failures or necessary repairs.
- Analyzes and determines appropriate staffing to support clinical services while ensuring clinic efficiency and maximizing resources.
- Orders materials and supplies for the clinic, and adheres to budgetary expectations and goals.
- Participates and serves on committees/meetings.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
- Extensive knowledge of dental treatment workflows, and the ability to provide care as described in the School of Dentistry department’s policies and procedures manual.
- Proficient leadership skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of dental clinical operations.
- Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.
- Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
- Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
- Ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes.
- Able to prioritize and multi task in a fast paced environment.
- Ability to develop relationships with patients, students, and staff.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required. Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
PREFERENCES: Dental Assisting background preferred. EPIC knowledge preferred. Leadership experience.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.