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Purpose of Job:  Improve the overall health of the communities we serve by managing patient care at assigned dental clinic as follows:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides direct supervision of dental support staff.
- Interviews and selects new candidates with Clinic Coordinator.
- Responsible for training, orienting and mentoring of all new dental support staff at designated clinic, as well as assessing and performing on-going training as needed.
- Coordinates and/or participates in staff in-service training as directed.
- Ensures that dental support staff is meeting or exceeding quality goals.
- Builds and maintains schedules for dental staff.
- Orders dental supplies.
- Assists with patient complaints.
- Verifies that all dental equipment is consistently in good working order, recommendations for equipment improvements.
- Periodically performs essential duties of a Dental Assistant.
- Provides support for dental department when Clinic Administrator is unavailable.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience: Valid Dental Assistant license in the state of Washington along with minimum of four
years dental assisting experience required. Management experience in healthcare setting preferred. Previous
experience in a community health care setting preferred.

Skills: Computer skills required. Ability to effectively manage a diverse staff. Excellent interpersonal and
organization skills required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Dental terminology
and accurate spelling ability required. Compassion for patients required.

Physical Demands:
Dental Support Supervisors are required to stand, sit, and be mobile one-third to two-thirds of the time. They are required to use hands to finger, handle or feel over two-thirds of the time, as well as reach with hands and arms. Climbing or balancing occurs less than one-third of the time; while stooping, kneeling or crouching occurs between one-third and two-thirds of the day. Communicating by talking / hearing occurs over two-thirds of the day. Amount of time spent lifting or exerting force is about 50% for up to 10 pounds and less than one-third of the time up to 25 pounds. Rarely is there a need to lift more than 26 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Dental Support Supervisor
Spokane, WA
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Posted February 09, 2018

  • Canada
  • United States
  • 5 miles
  • 25 miles
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