Title: Dental Director
Reports to: Executive Director of Health and Human Services
Supervises: Clinic dentists, dental manager, registered dental hygienist(s), registered dental assistant(s), dental assistant(s), Yreka dental receptionist
Location: Yreka Dental Clinic
Salary: Depends on experience
Summary: The Dental Director is responsible to capably oversee the Tribal Dental Program under the administrative jurisdiction of the Karuk Tribe. Shall be responsible for the development and coordination of all dental policies and procedures. Shall be responsible for the annual review and if needed revision of the Dental Fee schedule. Shall be responsible for the coordination and monitoring of all Dental Continuous Quality Improvement Activities, and shall serve as a member of the Accreditation Continuous Quality Improvement Committee (ACQI). Shall review all contracts with other dental providers and offer professional advice to the Executive Director. Shall attend Karuk Tribal Health Board Meetings and/or provide board reports as requested. The Dentist is required to provide primary dental care, dental staff supervision, coordinate training activities and institute preventative dental care programs. The Dental Director/ Dentist shall demonstrate the ability to appropriately diagnose and treat program patients of all ages to achieve the best results possible, within an estimated treatment time, with maximum concern for patient comfort and deliver quality care. Then appropriately document: findings, diagnosis, patient’s medication conditions, allergies, patient’s general oral health and treatment rendered.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.
Job descriptions and applications are available online at: www.karuk.us/jobs, or
Human Resources Manager, Karuk Tribe, PO Box 1016, Happy Camp, California 96039.
Telephone 530.493.1600, ext: 2010
Fax: 530.493.1611 or 530.493.5322
The Karuk Tribe’s (TERO) Preference, Drug and Alcohol Policy apply. If selected, applicants must successfully pass a drug screening test and be willing to submit to a criminal background check.