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Posted Date 2 weeks ago (3/20/2020 3:11 PM)
Requisition ID 17587
Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
Position Type Full Time Benefits Eligible
Department Dental Clinic
Scheduled Hours 40
Overview To be part of our organization, every employee should
understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and
live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered,
respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day.
The Program Director will have overall responsibility for the
following: residency program administration, development and
implementation of the curriculum plan, ongoing evaluation of
program content, resident performance, and the quality of resident
education in affiliated institutions and off-service rotations. The
residency director is responsible for the overall resident
compliance and quality of documentation in the electronic dental
and medical records. In addition, is responsible for the quality of
patient care, cost-effective/cost-efficient care in the adult
dental centers. The residency director with the chief of dentistry
will work collaboratively during resident interviews, selection and
orientation. Reports directly to the Chief of Dental Services at
Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Responsibilities 1. In collaboration with other directors
and other teaching programs affiliated with Y-NHH dental service
develops resident schedules (didactics and lectures, clinical
patient care, operating rooms, on-call, orientation, presentations
2. In coordination with the Chief of Dentistry, and Section
Chiefs provides a scientific and evidence base didactic curriculum,
which includes but is not limited to teaching a biomedical or
specialty subjects, organizing and distributing annual curriculums,
and reinforcing syllabi standards and quality
3. In collaboration with other clinical departments and
chiefs of service, develops a resident rotation schedule and
ensures an excellent educational experience for assigned residents
by providing oversight of patient care, and delivery of an
4. Develops and implements a Quality Improvement Program
for the Residents with a focus on adherence to established practice
guidelines, continuity of care, education, and patient safety and
5. Actively participates in bi-annual evaluations of all
residents and visiting students with feedback
6. Assures and is directly responsible for maintaining CODA
7. Ensures compliance with ADA, The Joint Commission, CMS,
DPH, DEEP and other external agency standard
8. Ensures accurate and timely completion of all medical
and dental records
9. Ensures resident and staff use the clinical equipment
safely and appropriately
10. Provides night and weekend on-call coverage as
scheduled and ensures appropriate residents and faculty
availability. Ensures after-hours billing and documentation is
11. Provides direct resident supervision 80%-90% of
scheduled hours/ week in the Dental Clinic, OR, and other satellite
facilities. Covers resident supervision when attending faculty is
unable to be present in clinic
12. Is actively involved in the Dental Grand Rounds as both
presenter and attendee
13. Optional 10-20% of scheduled hours/week for
administrative and scholarly activities such as grant writing,
research and publications. If not used effectively, will be
directed towards patient care or resident supervision
14. In coordination with the Chief of Dentistry, evaluates
clinicians to meet practice requirements and assures that there is
adequate, high quality faculty coverage and compliance for all
15. With the Chief of Dentistry and Hospital administration
develops an annual capital budget for the dental service
16. With the Chief of Dentistry and Hospital Administration
pursues cost management and revenue enhancement initiatives for the
adult dental service
17. With the Chief of Dentistry and Hospital Administration
develops intra and interdepartmental policies and protocols and
reinforces them within the Department of Dentistry and other Y-NHH
18. Actively involved in establishing and organizing
community initiatives for dentistry.
19. Participates in hospital administrative committees as
20. Works with Hospital Administrative personnel to
improve: *Patient flow and other related issues including office
hours, scheduling, wait times, billing and follow-up *Patient
Satisfaction *Physical environmnent of the dental clinics
*Information flow *Clinical outcomes in patients with high
frequency, high morbidity, high cost, chronic illnesses by
identifying effective systems, approaches and resources to manage
these caes efficiently.
D.M.D./D.D.S. from a US/ Canadian dental school. It is required
that the GPR Program director must have
successfully completed at least one year of a CODA approved
The Program Director must have at least five years of continuous
clinical dentistry practice in an academic setting
that includes a hospital based, university based or combined
dentistry residency program (beyond the residency
training) on at least a half-time basis (15-30 hours per week);
demonstrated administrative experience in
didactic/clinical teaching, research, publications and grant
writing. Dual specialty, MPH, PhD candidates preferred.
Hospital dentistry training and management of adults with
special health care needs. The Program Director must
have the ability to perform dentistry in an operating room
setting and be eligible for operating room credentials.
In personal and job-related decisions and actions, consistently
demonstrates the values of integrity (doing the right
thing), patient-centered (putting patients and families first),
respect (valuing all people and embracing all differences),
accountability (being responsible and taking action), and
compassion (being empathetic).
Candidate must have a true leadership role that inspires,
motivates and mentors individuals at an organizational ,
state or national level; demonstration of exceptional creativity
in residency training including but not limited to the
generation of evidence based curriculums and didactics, the
demonstration of current and updated clinical skills ;
proven evidence in scholarly activities such as research,
publications and grant writing. Other characteristics include
optimal communication skills, problem solving, team player, safe
and quality oriented patient care provider ,
accountability, and open mindedness.
Additional Information Licesure: Maintain active license to
practice in the state of CT.
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