Dental Director

Summary:

The Dental Director reports to the Senior Director of the IMAN’s Community Health Center–a newly designated FQHC look-alike health center in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood–and works collaboratively with its leadership team. This position provides direct patient care, leadership, and professional oversight in all aspects of IMAN’s Dental Care operations. This is a part-time position (10 hours/week) with a plan to increase hours as Dental Care operations grow.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Providing direct patient care to children and adults including: exams, sealants, cleaning, filings, debridement, and extraction.
  • In collaboration with health center leadership team and dental program coordinator, the Dental Director, Oral Health Program works to ensure success of IMAN’s oral health program strategies, including clinical, operational, and financial results.
  • Provides consultation and leadership to health center leadership to manage and oversee day-to-day operations of the oral health program.
  • Collaborates with health center manager who maintains the EHR, ensures compliance with reporting and privacy requirements, and safeguards data.
  • Collaborates with health center staff: front desk staff, care coordinators, and other enabling services staff.

Education:

    Required:

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM) with valid Illinois license.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years clinic experience required, with relevant experience in the safety net or FQHC environment.
  • Program development and leadership experience preferred.
  • 1-2 years clinic experience required, with relevant experience in the safety net or FQHC environment.
  • Program development and leadership experience preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Attention to detail and process
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to develop and understand oral health programming
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Commitment to IMAN’s core values
  • Experience working with diverse ethnic, religious, and racial communities

TO APPLY, SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO
HEALTHJOBS@IMANCENTRAL.ORG