Dental Assistant Supervisor

Practice: Wake County Health & Human Services Dental Clinic
Category: Career Opportunities
Wake County Health & Human Services Dental Clinic is an exceptional oral health care provider with a team-centered atmosphere that is seeking a flexible, high energy, patient-focused dental assistant supervisor to join our team and help us achieve our clinic goals. If you thrive on teamwork and helping provide the highest quality patient care to an underserved population, possess excellent communication & leadership skills and have a positive attitude, this position is for you!

The Dental Assistant Supervisor position leads, directs and provides supervision to ensure adherence to patient quality standards, proper infection control protocols, effective dental assisting skills and correcting any errors or problems. This position directs clinical activities to ensure clinic efficiency and quality care. This position trains all newly hired dental assistants to ensure proper orientation to the dental clinic protocols and procedures. The Dental Assistant Supervisor provides responsible, quality dental patient care and instrument processing, and has a knowledge of dental equipment/devices used while supporting and assisting the Dentist. The Dental Assistant Supervisor maintains clinic supply and inventory and provides the Dental Director with a supply order list for the clinic on a bi-monthly basis. This position delivers quality and compassionate care to every patient while ensuring adherence to all dental office policies and procedures to include but not limited to CDC guidelines/recommendations for the dental setting and OSHA. This position directly reports to the Dental Director.
Essential Functions:
• Leads, directs, and provides supervision of dental assistants
• Reviews and monitors performance of dental assistants in order to accomplish dental clinic goals and ensure quality patient care. Conducts regular meetings with direct reports along with annual performance review.
• Establishes dental assistant assignments with dental providers and works with clinic leadership to determine work schedule for staff.
• Executes appropriate training of all dental assistants to ensure proper dental clinic orientation to effectively assist team members in providing quality care to dental patients.
• Participates in regular dental clinic leadership meetings (i.e. Dental Director and Patient Access Supervisor) to identify gaps in dental care and areas that need improvement.
• Ensures efficiency and effectiveness of clinic flow.
• Maintains adequate inventory of needed dental clinic supplies; generates supply order list on a bi-monthly basis or as needed.
• Executes clinical dental assisting functions to include but not limited to: seat and ready patient for dental provider; expose, process and mount dental x-rays; assist dental provider chairside; record dictated items in patient’s dental chart; assist in behavior management of patient; provide sealant and coronal polishing procedures
• Implements and follows outlined infection control procedures for the dental setting to include but not limited to: proper operatory breakdown and set-up between patients; proper sterilization of dental instruments between patients including recording sterilization activity on appropriate logs.
If interested please apply at the following link: https://ewaketalent.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/3/home/requisition/3618?c=ewaketalent


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