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Dental Director
Job ID: 34366
Location: Maine
Position: Dental Director
Company: Passamaquoddy Health Center

The Passamaquoddy Health Center (PHC) is seeking a seasoned dental professional with management experience and supervisory skills. The Dental Director is in charge of oversight of clinical practices, oversees regulatory compliance, and safety and standard of care.

The Dental Director supervises the dental staff of PHC and represents the dental staff to the Health Center Director. The Dental Director provides advice and counsel to the Health Center Director and the rest of the PHC.


  • Examines individuals requesting care, diagnoses their dental/oral conditions, prescribes and carries out, or directs others in carrying out, appropriate dental/oral treatment, or refers individuals for specialty consultation or treatment in conformance with approved clinical protocol and guidelines.
  • Excellent Chairside manner;
  • 5-8 years of hands-on dentistry experience; up to date knowledge of regulations, methods, trends, and equipment;
  • Educates individuals in the nature of oral health conditions and in the general promotion of oral health related disease prevention.
  • Established comfort working with diverse cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles and experiences.
  • Performs periodic evaluations on all Dental Department professional’s providers as directed.
  • Travels when necessary to fulfill the dental departments needs and attends meetings as necessary to represent PHC.
  • Serves on committees as assigned such as purchased and referred care and Policy and Procedure committee. 
  • Participates in short and long term program planning for the Dental Department and PHC, including development of goals and objectives.
  • A team player with demonstration dedication to excellence. Personal integrity manifested in a positive and credible image
  • Excellent Communication Skills;
  • understanding of a commitment to not-for-profit services;
  • Detail oriented. Effective organizational skills. meets timetables. Successful working in a fast paced situation and self-directed with minimal supervision;
  • desire to expand knowledge form both a clinical and administrative perspective, including management and leadership skills;
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Dentrix.


  • Graduation from an accredited Dental School
  • Completion of an accredited general practice residency program is preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ clinical experience preferred
  • Knowledge of public health principles and practices is preferred
  • Administrative, management, supervisory skills preferred


  • Unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the State of Maine
  • Current CPR(BLS) certification. 
  • Maine DPS and DEA registrations


Contact: Clinic Director Dee Sabattus 796-2321 ext 12
Email: dee.sabattus@ihs.gov
Phone: 2077962321
Posting Date Apr 14th, 2021
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