Dental Hygiene Clinic Operations Supervisor (REVISE/REPOST)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Dental Hygiene Clinic Operations Supervisor (REVISE/REPOST)  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

32406 - Dental Hygiene

Advertised Salary: $62,000 - $65,000 - Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 10 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: This 10-month position (Aug-May) will supervise and manage the daily functions of the Dental Hygiene Clinic, including clinical personnel. Provides oversight of all dental hygiene clinic operations, including relevant clinic policies and procedures. Oversees and enforces the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules/Safeguards as the HIPAA Privacy Officer. Performs duties of the Clinical Dental Hygienist as needed. The anticipated start date of this position is August 2023. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Master's degree in dental hygiene, health-related field, management, education, or leadership OR a Bachelor's degree in dental hygiene, education, or a health-related field with completion of a master's degree in dental hygiene, health-related field, management, education, or leadership within two years of the employment start date.  
Required Work Experience: Two years full-time clinical dental hygiene experience.
Previous experience in education and/or practice management.
Required Licenses and Certifications: Registered Dental Hygienist.
Local Anesthesia Certification.
Nitrous Oxide Certification.
Healthcare Provider CPR Certification.
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Certified or Registered Dental Assistant.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: -Develop, implement, and coordinate the operational activities of the Dental Hygiene Clinic, including providing orientation and training for students, faculty, and staff.
-Direct clinic activities; coordinate and direct the flow of work and service.
-Interview, select, train, direct, evaluate, and supervise assigned clinic staff, including the Clinical Dental Hygienist (CDH), Dental Hygiene Facilities Coordinator, part-time clinical staff, and the Clinic Clerk.
- Maintain a harmonious and supportive working relationship with all staff and students.
- Establish clinic work schedules and assignments for clinical instructional team members in accordance with workload and clinic hour availability.
- Gather, compile, and evaluate data regarding the clinic instructional experience.
- Represent the Dental Clinic on program, College, and University committees as assigned.
- Update and maintain a current clinic policy and procedure manual.
- Answer inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources and provide explanation and interpretation of the policies, requirements, practices, and procedures of the Dental Hygiene Clinic.
- Maintain report writing function of clinic office software.
- Oversee the financial activities of the clinic.
- Review and analyze the clinic budget; prepare financial reports as appropriate.
- Perform routine functions normally accomplished by other clinical staff/support employees in their absence.
- Assure compliance of OSHA/MIOSHA and Bloodborne Pathogen Regulations in the clinic setting.
- Serve as the HIPAA Officer, including oversight and enforcement of Dental Hygiene HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures and Dental Hygiene Clinic HIPAA Security Rule Safeguards.
- Develop/oversee current policies and train the clinical staff in issues relating to patient and student confidentiality, and patient and client record keeping.
- Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.
- Assures maintenance and repair of clinic facilities and equipment.
- Perform duties of Clinical Dental Hygienists.
- Maintain Clinical Education Methodology.
- Performs all duties in compliance with applicable University policies and procedures and state and federal requirements.
- Reports directly to assigned supervisor.
- Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
- Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: - Ability to make independent judgments and decisions.
- Considerable knowledge of dental hygiene and dental practices and procedures.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Thorough knowledge of OSHA/MIOSHA regulations.
- Thorough knowledge of HIPAA privacy policies.
- Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • License
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree as appropriate with the educational requirements for this posting. Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

License (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of RDH license, Local Anesthesia Certification, Nitrous Oxide Certification, and their Healthcare Provider CPR Card.
Initial Application Review Date: August 14, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:    
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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