Job Summary
Supervise dental students and/or residents in patient care and didactic activities primarily Endodontic procedures at WesternU Dental Center or other CDM locations. Working with clinic administration to ensure an efficient, humanistic, and patient-centered clinic operation providing high quality care to patients. Educate students according to the standards of the College of Dental Medicine (CDM). Provide direct treatment to patients in a broad range of general dentistry services as required for operational success.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess these skills, abilities, and knowledge or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. 1. Recognized knowledge and experience in a broad range of general dentistry diagnostic and treatment services . 2. Ability to communicate effectively to both individuals and groups in writing and orally. 3. Ability to interact in an effective and positive manner with individuals of diverse backgrounds,including administration, faculty, residents, students, staff, patients, and outside contacts. 4. Ability to effectively conduct detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality. 5. Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities in an academic environment.

Required Qualifications
Qualifications Standard
1. Education: D.D.S. or D.M.D from an institution accredited by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent.
2. Completion of specialty program at an institution accredited by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent.
3. Licensure and Certification:
4. Must have active California license or be qualified to obtain licensure in California. Specialty Board Certification or Eligibility preferred

Preferred Qualifications
Preferences: Experience in clinical practice, academics and/or clinical research is desirable
Specialty Board Certification or Eligibility .

Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

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1. Supervise, assist, and teach students and/or residents in diagnosis, treatment planning, and care delivery of all phases of endodontic treatment and treatment of medically complex patients.

2. Serve as a role model and mentor for students and/or residents, providing feedback on individual performance and resources for improvement as appropriate.

3. Maintain calibration with and set an example for students and/or residents by following CDM clinical and administrative protocols and procedures.

4. Assist with the implementation of an efficient, patient-centered dental practice that supports the educational mission and financial objectives of the College.

5. Maintain intellectual integrity and strive for academic excellence.

6. Set an example of professional and humanistic behavior.

7. Display excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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1. Participate in relevant professional development activities and maintain continuing education as needed for licensure.

2. Utilize evidence-based or scientifically founded information and pedagogical techniques while fulfilling assigned teaching and clinical supervision duties.

3. Participate in presentation or publication of creative scholarly activity where appropriate and where the opportunity exists.

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1. Participate as appropriate and as time permits in research projects, studies, and surveys which are conducted in accordance with University and College research plans and objectives.

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1. Serve on appropriate College and University committees as assigned.

2. Participate in service to the profession and/or community service activities as assigned.

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1. Provide direct patient care in support of the clinical and educational missions of the College to allow the College to offer care to the community that may be too complex for students and/or residents, as a demonstration for student and/or resident learning, and to develop a patient population that will support the educational needs of the students and/or residents.

2. Maintain proficiency in the use of electronic health records.

3. Participate in the credentialing / privileging process, Continuous Quality Improvement Program and treatment outcomes monitoring, and evaluation systems related to patient care.

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Other duties as assigned

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties for this position.  The College of Dental Medicine reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

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Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are routinely performed in an environmentally controlled interior healthcare office. Work environment may involve exposure to potentially dangerous materials, e.g., blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, toxic substances, and ionizing radiation. Clinical environments require compliance with safety precautions, OSHA Blood borne pathogen training, and may include the use of certain personal protective equipment. Duties are normally performed in a large multi-chaired clinic. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate due to the open design of the clinic.

To apply, visit https://jobs.westernu.edu/postings/26810