Vacancy #: 000159
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Organizational Unit Overview
The Division of Health Sciences is the largest and most complex division within the University, employing more than 900 EHRA employees and 1,700 SHRA employees. The Division is composed of numerous Centers, Institutes, and agencies such as East Carolina Heart Institute and Eastern Area Health Education Center, the Colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, the Brody School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and the Laupus Health Science Library. In addition to the Academic and Administrative responsibilities of the division, the four professional schools provide clinical services throughout eastern North Carolina in a variety of settings and venues.
The School of Dental Medicine is composed of ten administrative offices and four academic departments. The Administrative units include the Offices of the Dean, Vice Dean, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Research, Innovation and Discovery, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Associate Dean for Extramural Clinical Practices, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics, Assistant Dean for Educational Support and Faculty Development, Assistant Dean for Academic Success and the Executive Director for Business and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, General Dentistry and Foundational Sciences and Research.
Included in the mission of the School of Dental Medicine is to educate dental care providers (both dental students and dental residents) and to address the oral health care needs of the underserved population of North Carolina. The School of Dental Medicine meets these missions by operating dental clinics that provide both educational experiences for the dental students and residents and provides dental care to the residents of North Carolina. These clinics occur in both Ross Hall in Greenville, North Carolina, as well as Community Service Learning Centers located throughout North Carolina. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.
The Director of the GPR Program is responsible for the administration and direction of the ECU School of Dental Medicine’s hospital-based general dentistry residency program. Responsibilities include the advanced training of residents in all facets of general dentistry, administration of the program including the selection and evaluation of residents, meeting reporting requirements of the School of Dental Medicine, Vidant Medical Center, Commission on Dental Accreditation, and other entities. The Director reports directly to the Chair of the Department of General Dentistry and works closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and other administrators. The Director also provides direct patient care in both outpatient and inpatient settings as well as serving in a supervisory capacity.
Specific duties include:
- Directs and administers the General Practice Residency Program, including: recruitment and selection of residents in compliance with Post Graduate Application Support Service (PASS) and Match Program requirements; development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum plan; ongoing evaluation of the program, faculty and resident performance; coordination of teaching in affiliated institutions and off-service rotations and maintenance of program records.
- Monitors educational program to ensure compliance with accreditation requirements.
- Prepares information and reports of program information for potential applicants, the Commission on Dental Accreditation, and ECU publications, website, or other information sources.
- Assures that schedules are created for resident classes/ seminars, rotations, call, off-service rotations, and consultations in the hospital.
- Determines the scope of dental services to be provided in the outpatient setting. Develops, implements and documents policies and procedures for the unit. Ensures compliance with all University, School of Dental Medicine, and hospital requirements including safety and disaster plans.
- Monitors dental unit activities to ensure compliance with requirements of regulatory agencies, Department of Health, North Carolina Dental Practice Act, HCFA, Medicaid, Medicare and others. Initiates corrective action as needed.
- In conjunction with the School of Dental Medicine Executive Director of Business and Financial Affairs and the Hospital Dentistry Director develops and prepares annual operating and capital budget for the dental program and unit. Monitors or delegates monitoring of expenses to determine variances.
- Interviews, directs, evaluates and schedules professional staff. Determines performance objectives of assigned staff. Determines competency requirements of professional staff. Coaches, counsels and disciplines assigned staff. Provides overall supervision of professional staff.
- Provides service in the outpatient and hospital setting in a manner that is appropriate for the patient’s age and clinical condition; demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to meet the patient’s physical, psychosocial, educational and safety needs.
- Provides cross coverage with the Hospital Dentistry Director.
- DDS or DMD from a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
- Certificate from a CODA-accredited General Practice Residency or Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program
- Experience in providing dental treatment to patients in the Operating Room
- Ability to be licensed in the State of North Carolina
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
Eligibility for dental licensure in North Carolina.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
- 3 years full-time experience teaching in an accredited GPR or Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program or the equivalent
- Commitment to evidence-based teaching and practice.
- Experience in the business aspects of administration of a GPR program- grant writing, patient relations, staffing, and financial management.
- Experience in community outreach activities.
- Willingness to apply academic experiences of contemporary dental education and traditional educational values to the ECU School of Dental Medicine educational model.
- Demonstrated record of increasing leadership responsibilities.
- Experience with electronic record keeping, digital imaging, and resident evaluation.
Additional Instructions to Applicants
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 000159 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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