05 Nov Dental Director
My Community Dental Centers (MCDC) is seeking a Dental Director for our non-profit dental care organization. MCDC operates thirty-four (34) centers throughout Michigan. This position is largely field-based and could have a home station at any of our 34 centers. There are approximately 350 MCDC colleagues working hard every day to help bring great quality care to our patients.
We are recognized as one of the largest non-profit dental providers in the country and have received multiple awards and recognitions for our successful business model and mission of delivering exceptional patient care.
The Dental Director (DD) reports directly to and supports every aspect of the work of the Chief Dental Officer (CDO). The DD is required to maintain a highly effective working relationship with the Regional Recruiter to foster recruitment and retentions of the finest available professional staff (dentists). The DD is responsible for partnering with the Chief Operations Officer (COO), Director of Operations and other staff to ensure efficient and quality care is provided by clinical staff. The DD is responsible for maintaining an effective working relationship with fellow Dental Directors in developing and supporting practices that drive quality of care and patient experience improvement. In this regard the DD acts on behalf of the CDO and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in interactions with the professional staff, clinical support staff, and the management team. Given this authority the DD has the responsibility of a leader, clinical consultant, fact gatherer, liaison, spokesperson, and manager depending on the need and situation. These responsibilities involve professionals within MCDC team as well as outside constituents.
- The qualified candidate will possess a degree in dentistry, either DDS or DMD
- The qualified candidate will possess an understanding of billing practices and coding, with specific experience in Medicaid billing/coding.
- A commitment to health care improvement as documented by membership in appropriate professional organizations and attendance at meetings which have the primary function of imparting knowledge related to continuous quality improvement.
- Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
MCDC offers competitive pay above ADA average. We also offer full-time benefits including: health, dental, vision insurance, retirement plan with a 100% matching contribution up to 5% matching, life and disability insurance, MCDC-paid professional liability insurance, professional association dues contribution, CE reimbursement, potential state and federal student loan reimbursements (up to twenty-five thousand dollars per year), paid holidays, modern facilities, equipment and electronic patient records, complimentary MCDC work attire, gym membership reimbursement.