|Dental Assistant Supervisor
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 26 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert, and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong Hospitality culture. Our organization has over 800 employees and serves 90,000 patients in the Pikes Peak & East Central Plains region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Job Summary (Essential Functions)
Oversees dental staff training for all dental clinics, is responsible for assuring dental staff is given training prior to starting in assigned clinics. Orientate and train new Dental staff in technical/computer duties using the training plan, maintain the training plan and update as needed in the computer. Will assist CTMs, Director of Operations, and VP with education presentations and developing in-service education for all Dental Assistant staff. Provides guidance and answers questions for the Dental Assistant staff as needed. Supervisory duties in conjunction with the CTM including Payroll, attendance monitoring, disciplinary matters within the department. Provides assistance to dentist during examination and treatment of patient as needed. Will provide back-up to primarily assigned tech in Sterilization as needed. Makes sure that the fee sheets are accurate for the Front Desk staff. Helps the Front Desk as needed. Works with the purchasing department to order dental clinical related items. Will work with the CTMs, Director, and VP each quarter to get the PI audits completed by the dentists. Will travel to outlying clinics. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Dental Assistant Certification, High School Graduate or equivalent; EDDA Certification required.
Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years clinical experience required; previous training experience preferred; previous supervisory experience preferred
Cognitive Skills: (Language, Math, and Reasoning Ability); High language, high reasoning and critical thinking and abilities required.
Computer Skills: Must be computer literate and have keyboarding skills
Other Skills: Dental administrative skills preferred; Ability to manage several projects at one time required; ability to work with a diverse patient population required; ability to plan, facilitate meetings required, bi-lingual (Spanish speaking, ASL) desirable
Certificates & Licenses: Current Dental Assistant Certificate, EDDA Certificate required
â€¢ Educational Support & In-Practice Training! Weâ€™ll pay for your Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) training
â€¢ Awesome benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, life insurance, 401K employer match program, short and long term disability insurance and more
â€¢Enjoyable, Respectful & Professional Environment!
To apply: www.peakvista.org/careers