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Chief of Dentistry

Location: AMSTERDAM, NY
Job # 11519249

 
Look no further. This is the place for you! Liberty ARC offers you the chance to have a fulfilling career with numerous opportunities to make a REAL difference in the lives of those we support. Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of NYSARC, supports individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. If you’re looking for an inspiring profession with many life-long rewards and want to be a part of something special, we want YOU!
Don’t miss the chance to work at one of most respected not-for-profits in upstate NY. We offer numerous professional growth opportunities, paid/on-the-job training and competitive benefits. Apply now and begin a truly unforgettable experience with us. It’s all about the opportunity and what you make of the journey!
 
Job Title:  CHIEF OF DENTISTRY
           

DEPARTMENT:   Dental
           
LOCATION:   New Dimensions in Health Care
 
REPORTS TO:   Director of New Dimension in Health Care & Facility Management     
 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS
 
Hours of Work:       As per Health Center need
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 
Education and/or Experience:   License to practice dentistry in New York State.  At least five years of clinical experience preferred. Experience with the need of individuals with disabilities and children preferred but not required.
 
Physical Requirements:   (Other than general good health) Ability to assist with the transfer of patients.
 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

 
  1. To provide direct dental care, which includes review of pertinent records, examination, diagnosis, consultation, treatment and/or referral to other appropriate sources of treatment, all in accordance with New Dimensions in Health Care Policy and applicable federal and state regulations.
 
  1. To effectively coordinate dental services with other professional services.
 
  1. To maintain accurate, timely and up-to-date patient files and records.
 
  1. Manage the performance of Dental Health Services ensuring there are adequate resources to meet the operational requirements of services.
 
  1. Provides high quality support, advice, information and guidance on the development of Dental Health Services.
 
  1. Assists with the development, review, and updates of policy and procedure for New Dimensions in Health Care.
 
  1. To participate in meetings, conferences, committees and project teams to develop and maintain high quality care and complete plans and reviews to assist the Health Center in fulfillment of its mission.
 
  1. Attend mandated training as required.
 
  1. Maintain positive relationships with other providers, patients, family members, coworkers and visitors.
 
  1. Provide direct supervision of Dentists and Hygienists, which includes performance evaluations.
 
Disclaimer – The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.
 
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program Employer, Minority/Female/ Disabled/Veteran. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment physicals and substance abuse testing.
 
Liberty was founded in 1957 by parents of children with developmental disabilities who wished to establish special education programs in the local community. Celebrating 60 years of quality services in 2017, the organization offers vocational, residential, day, family support and health-related services. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, NY with sites located throughout Montgomery County.
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