ENDODONTIST

Overview
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The Endodontist, with the Dental Services Program Directors, participates in operation of the Dental Services Program through oversight and training of residents in the delivery of comprehensive endodontic care in the outpatient clinics, hospital in-patient care, and operating room treatment; by providing direct patient care; and by coordinating and providing lectures, seminars, and clinical demonstrations to the residents.
Responsible for direct patient care in alignment with Yale New Haven Hospital?s Standard of Excellence. Ensures that Dental Services within the span of control demonstrates superior outcome, provides seamless delivery of patient care, and maintains competitive cost structures.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Assists Program Directors in successful oversight of the Dental Services program and Endodontics within the program.
  • 2. Assists Program Directors in establishing resident schedules (didactics and lectures, clinical patient care, operating rooms,) in collaboration with other teaching programs cooperating with Y-NHH dental Services.
  • 3. Actively participates in bi-annual evaluations of all residents and visiting students with endodontic focus.
  • 4. In coordination with the Program Directors, ensures an appropriate educational experience for assigned residents by providing oversight of patient care and delivery of educational curriculum.
  • 5. Provides direct resident supervision.
  • 6. Is actively involved in the Dental Grand Rounds as a presenter.
  • 7. Participates in the operational success of the department through direct patient care, regulatory compliance and other administrative responsibilities.
  • 8. Ensures compliance with ADA, JCAHO, CMS, DPH, CODA and other external agency standards.
  • 9. Ensures proper usage and maintenance of the practice equipment by residents and staff.
  • 10. Participates in hospital administrative committees as requested.
  • 11. Collaborate with residents and Program Directors to analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • 12. Actively participate in the residents? communication of detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • 13. Instruct Dental officers and dental assistants in endodontic procedures and techniques.
  • 14. Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • 15. Works with support and administrative personnel to improve processes and patient flow within the dental clinics.
  • 16. Ensures that you are held accountable for adhering to patient experience standards.
  • 17. Ensures that policies, processes and procedures are consistent across Dental locations.
  • 18. Models patient experience standards and demonstrates value for all people in the work environment.
  • 19. Ensures that confidentiality of patient, staff, and appropriate management data is maintained.
  • 20. Records medical histories in the electronic health software solution.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


D.M.D./D.D.S. or equivalent professional degree.
Certificate in Endodontics required.


EXPERIENCE


At least three years of continuous endodontic experience in an academic or private practice setting. Demonstrated administrative experience in didactic/clinical teaching.


LICENSURE


CT Dental License, CT Controlled Substance License, DEA License


SPECIAL SKILLS


Superior verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships that bring a variety of disciplines together, demonstrated scholarship in teaching and curriculum development, proven track record in developing and enhancing strategic growth initiatives, clinical and educational innovation and work towards maximizing research output within the department.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


No special conditions.



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