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Registered Dental Assistant Supervisor at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

The Registered Dental Assistant Supervisor (RDA Supervisor) is designed to oversee the 2nd floor clinic dispensary, clinical equipment on the floor and the staff that work in that unit. This role is critical to the smooth delivery of patient care to 80+ dental operatories on the floor. The RDA Supervisor works closely with the Store/Sterilization Supervisor to ensure a smooth clinical operation.

The RDA Supervisor is responsible for understanding the dental materials, equipment and techniques associated with their use. It is critical that supplies are available as needed, and that the students are provided information and direction regarding equipment. The individual will work closely with the Clinical Administrative Committee to implement procedures and protocols that support the patient care delivered. The RDA Supervisor participates in many committee meetings, providing insight and information as to the logistics of the 2nd floor operation. (Comprised of the Operations Manager and Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Directors and other Managers)

This position is also responsible for overseeing both the 4th floor Fleming Lab and 2nd floor wet lab facilities, and is the point person for ensuring all the equipment used in the delivery of dental services is maintained on the floor. The direct hiring, training and continuance supervision of six or more full time assistants and seasonal dental assistant temporary help is the responsibility of this position.

Supervisory coverage for the evening clinic sessions or weekend events may be required on an as-needed basis.

The student providers in the School of Dentistry Predoctoral Clinic provide dental care to over 45,000 patients annual. The primary clinical operation is located on the 2nd floor of the Dentistry building. The clinical operation on this floor requires support and depends on the dispensary unit personnel to be knowledgeable, dependent and competent. There are six+ positions that support the Dispensary/ Central Sterilization Unit in the maintenance of dental inventory. The unit provides direct support to the clinic s logistical activities and maintenance of the equipment.

MISSION: Advancing health through excellence in patient care, education and discovery.
VISION: To be the preeminent innovator in oral and craniofacial health worldwide.
VALUES: Through our values, we demonstrate LEADERSHIP in all that we do.
Leadership, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Engagement, Respect, Social responsibility, Honesty, Innovation, and Partnership.

The School is committed to providing outstanding, integrated patient-centered care, preparing the next generation of clinicians and scientists for a rapidly evolving health care system, leading the world in scientific discovery and its translation into improved patient care and public health, creating and maintaining a supportive work and learning environment that attracts the best faculty, staff, students and trainees who can meet the changing needs of the School, society and profession, and optimizing resources to support strategic objectives and maximize stakeholder value.

We provide comprehensive oral health care services with over 120,000 patient visits per year. We offer a four-year DDS program as well as a two-year program for international dentists that culminates in the DDS degree. We have numerous specialty residencies, PhD and Master s degree programs in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, a combined DDS-PhD program, and a combined PhD-dental specialty training program. Other graduate programs include Craniofacial and Mesenchymal Biology and Bioengineering, and a DDS/MBA program. The School is one of the preeminent oral and craniofacial research enterprises in the world, ranking number one in National Institute of Health funding for 24 consecutive years.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Bacheloru0027s degree in Public health, business administration or related area and seven years of relevant experience and / or an equivalent combination of experience / training
Registered Dental Assistant licensure
Demonstrated skills to effectively supervise patient care support staff. Strong knowledge of dental practice operations, dental terminology, dental materials/equipment and appropriate use, infection control policies and procedures, and sterilization procedures and equipment
In depth knowledge of patient support care clinical standards and care delivery, systems, external regulations, and internal policies
Working knowledge of human resources management policies, with the ability to train, monitor, evaluate, and document human resources issues and performance, and to participate in decision-making on human resources matters
Knowledge of business software and specialized applications and data management systems used in clinic / center patient care
Skills in written and verbal communications, with the ability to convey clinical and technical information in a clear and concise manner
Detail oriented, with the ability to apply analytical and critical thinking skills to quickly analyze problems, determine appropriate level of intervention, and apply effective solutions
Solid interpersonal skills for effective collaboration and problem solving with all levels of management and staff

Preferred Qualifications: Sterilization Certification
Chair side dental assistant experience

License/Certification: Registered Dental Assistant licensure

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.