Under general supervision of the Dental Director provides lead direction to the clinic activities of DAs, RDAs, RDAEFs; coordinates daily operation of the dental clinic; and provides direct supervision to all licensed and non-licensed auxiliaries in the dental clinic. Performs all duties of a Registered DA or Registered DAEF including assistance to the dentist and dental hygienist during a variety of treatment procedures, and other functions as legally allowed in the state of California. Participates in inter-department operations meetings that establish, monitor, and improve operational policies in such areas as health and safety, patient and client services, facility, outreach & advocacy, technology, and other issues that have organization-wide impact.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Provide supervision, direction and coordination of the work to Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Assistants, dental assisting students and volunteers. Ensure adequate staffing each workday. Provide new-staff orientation to all supervised staff including students and volunteers.
2. Responsible for determining the competency of candidates for dental auxiliary positions. Assist the Chief Dental Officer in consultation with Human Resources in all aspects of recruitment, hiring, evaluating, disciplining, new-staff orientation and in-service training, and terminating licensed and certified dental auxiliaries.
3. Perform periodic evaluations of all supervised staff.
Experience: Two years full-time or its equivalent experience performing the duties of a RDA in a hospital or clinic setting, One year full-time or its equivalent experience performing the duties of dental clinic work supervisor or office manager with supervisory role.
Certification, Licenses, Registration: Valid RDA California License, Current CPR Card
Demonstrated fluency in English and any Asian language.
Last updated 2/23/2019