General Dentist

Dental One - Wilmington, North Carolina

8/26/2013 6:11:02 AM

When you join an affiliated DentalOne Partners practice, you have more time to focus on what really matters – providing your patients with the most advanced dental care available. We provide the managerial, the marketing, and the technical administrative expertise so you can do what you do best - practice dentistry. Best of all, our support delivers measurable results. In fact, many of our dental practices rank in the top 5% nationally. For almost three decades, we have been committed to helping Dentists operate their dental practices more efficiently and profitably, while offering patients dental care that is both state-of-the-art and affordable. Now we’re ready to work for you.

Purpose: Ensure practice's clinical and financial success by providing superior patient care and service and building and maintaining successful working relationships with staff members.

Key Result Areas:

1. Provide superior patient care and service

* Greet patients in a professional and friendly manner
* Provide a clean and professional environment for all patients
* Effectively answer patient questions and address any concerns
* Thoroughly educate patients about oral hygiene and health
* Effectively communicate with Dental Assistant and/or Hygienist regarding patient care and concerns
* Effectively handle, direct and/or resolve patient complaints in a timely manner
* Refer patients to an appropriate specialist within the market when necessary
* Provide each patient with a complete evaluation and treatment plan which includes an explanation of services, fees and payment policy

2. Thoroughly and efficiently perform clinical dentistry functions
* Thoroughly diagnose patients' dental needs and formulate individualized treatment plans
* Ensure thorough documentation of patient charts which includes medical history, existing conditions and previous dental work
* Provide treatment to manage and/or eliminate dental disease, restore tooth function and aesthetics, and prevent future disease and/or decay
* Meet or exceed quality standards established by the Professional Corporation

3. Maximize human resources of practice by working with Office Manager to coach, counsel and provide consistent leadership
* Ensure that Company policies and procedures are known and adhered to
* Regularly assess job performance and provide ongoing feedback and/or recognition
* Encourage and actively support staff members in their personal and professional growth and development
* Address and document performance issues in a timely and appropriate manner
* Resolve inter-practice conflicts in a professional, timely and appropriate manner
* Ensure safe working environment by following OSHA and Dental Practice Act guidelines

4. Ensure practice operates in an efficient and organized manner
* Ensure safe working environment by adhering to all OSHA and Dental Practice Act guidelines
* Communicate with front desk staff regarding patient needs and scheduling time requirements
* Communicate schedule changes to Office Manager in a timely manner to ensure continuous patient care
* Work scheduled hours and provide appropriate schedule coverage when necessary
* Adhere to patient scheduling process
* Monitor and control practice expenses within budgeted amounts
* Actively coordinate and support marketing directives to increase practice revenues

Selection Criteria

* Degree from accredited dental school
* Current dental license issued by state where practicing
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Team-building skills
* Ability to handle multiple tasks
* Ability to work well independently and with others in fast-paced environment

Wilmington, NC
Wilmington, North Carolina

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