AIDS Services of Austin
  • 21-Nov-2018 to 20-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Jack Sansing Dental Clinic
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

At AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. Recently we expanded our mission to help people affected by HIV to build a healthy future by establishing a patient-centered medical home providing life-affirming HIV, PrEP, and primary care for at-risk persons in Central Texas. ASA is looking for a Director of Dental Services that is a strategic thinker and planner to lead a dynamic team of professionals at the Jack Sansing Dental Clinic. Strong organizational and leadership commitment will afford this Director the ability to maximize dental care to 1500 patients annually and access ASA's expanded medical clinic and compliment of social services using an integrated disciplinary team approach.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Strategic, Organized Planner - You have incredible organizational skills that allow you to shepherd the components of a department while always keeping sight of the larger vision. You bring to the table experience with dental or medical related practices that will benefit ASA's patients with the best services possible. You know how to work with your team to meet the evolving needs of dental patients and the community and you have the experience in implementing and administering integrated oral health services to keep patients healthy. Strong administrative and organization skills required.

Service Delivery is your Wheelhouse - You have practiced your service delivery skills as a Dental Hygienist, Dental/Medical Clinic Practice Manager, or Public Health Professional and know your way around clinic operations, industry standards, and rules, regulations and standards of associated licensing bodies.

Collaborative Approach - You love being part of a team but have no problems taking the reins and leading your team to achieve a vision. You will work with leaders across multiple departments and programs to see the whole patient experience through to successful oral health outcomes. ASA recently added medical services to our array of services and this new addition compliments our vision to provide whole mind and body care to get patients healthy, keep them healthy, and help them thrive. 

Problem Solver - You see a solution before there is a problem.  You are energized by the opportunity to create innovative approaches to providing oral health care at an established practice that runs like a well-oiled machine yet you welcome the challenge of overcoming barriers in order to achieve the goals and vision of the dental department and agency as part of your skill set.

Friendly and Empathetic - You enjoy all day face to face interaction with clients/patients. You listen and respond to patient concerns professionally and with compassion. You enjoy working with clients/patients of varied cultures, ethnicities, income levels, sexual orientations and gender identities.

Mission Driven - You're looking for a job that makes a difference. At ASA you will be an integral part in our community to help our clients build healthier futures and reduce stigma for people affected by HIV/AIDS. You have a passion to serve underserved and marginalized populations that deserve the best health outcomes through the best care possible.

ASA is looking for a Director of Dental Services with awesome abilities and passion to lead the Jack Sansing Dental Clinic as an integrated component of ASA's current comprehensive services. The Director should feel comfortable creating a new avenues of dental services that provides the best quality oral health care for HIV affected persons and should demonstrate competence in all non-clinical aspects of providing dental services.

Core Requirements:

  • Dental Hygienist, Dental/Medical Office Practice Manager, Public Health Professional (Program Director Level preferred, Manager Level accepted) with a Bachelor degree in related field required with a strong preference for Master level dental-related degree.
  • Experience with leading, developing, and evaluating oral health service models for underserved populations with a preference for candidates with HIV dental background/service. Preference for public health or community-based health models.
  • At least four years working in public health environment or with underserved populations in community-based programs as a clinician, practice manager, public health professional.
  • At least two years demonstrated work in leading Dental Clinic/Practice teams in service delivery and in staff supervision/evaluation.

The Director of Dental Services is a key executive employee of ASA. Compensation is commensurate with executive level responsibilities.

 

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