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Dental Practice Director

Penobscot Community Health Care
Bangor, Maine
Up to $120,000 for highly qualified candidates + competitive benefits
Closing date
Dec 23, 2021

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PCHC is seeking a Dental Practice Director for our Dental Center! In this role, you will oversee all aspects of the operations for the Dental Center, ensuring that operations are efficient, effective, and most importantly, patient-centered. Dental leadership experience is a must, as this position is responsible for promoting strategic change and will be instrumental in leading business development and expansion of PCHC’s dental services throughout the communities we serve. The successful candidate must be engaged and an innovative problem solver; focused on cultivating an environment that encourages patient-centered care; be a change agent who is comfortable leading their team and holding others accountable. This is an exciting position with an opportunity to serve a large area of need for our community. Are you up for it? Apply today!

Highlights of the position:

  • Leads and evaluates dental operations to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and adherence to the organization's policies, controls, and business needs. Provides leadership, training, and auditing to improve practice goals.
  • Acts as a positive role model in supporting the mission and performance goals of the clinic. Fosters a culture of accountability, communication, collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Supervises a team of management and support staff, providing mentoring, coaching, and performance management as appropriate. Collaborates with Executive Clinical Director to manage provider performance as needed.
  • Responsible for Dental Center budget planning and oversight, revenue cycles procedures, and reporting. Provides subject matter expertise and seeks solutions to negative variances and operational deficiencies.
  • Collaborates to resolve problems with staff, providers and/or patients to ensure efficient and quality patient service.
  • Delivers project management of high-priority and complex initiatives, working to ensure compliance, safety, profitability, and to improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and achieve deliverables.
  • Serves as an ambassador for PCHC, representing the organization and Dental Center to both internal and external partners. Works collaboratively with all partners to advance the mission of PCHC, with specific focus on dental-related services/programs and access.
  • Collaborates effectively across leadership teams to ensure high quality patient-centered operations. Champions efforts to seek continuous improvement and implement best practices.

Join PCHC's nationally recognized non-profit organization:

  • Federally Qualified Health Center offering an integrated Medical Home Model
  • PCHC’s comprehensive dental center is a large, well-established practice with 43 operatories 
  • Work in a collegial professional environment with the latest oral health technology, including digital x-rays, CBCT, Cerec, intraoral cameras and paperless dental record
  • Preventative and specialty care including restorative, oral surgery, fixed and removable prosthetics, orthodontics, and walk-in care all under one roof
  • Emerging dental therapy service
  • PCHC offers highly innovative programs and teaching options
  • Engaged and supportive patient population
  • Informed leadership and superb support services staff 
  • Generous compensation and benefits

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of five years’ successful experience required in a supervisory role in a dental practice, preferably in a community health setting.
  • The successful Director will be results-oriented, with a proven record of accomplishment of advancing mission, accomplishing strategic goals, and developing high-performing teams.
  • Postsecondary degree required in a relevant field such as Public Health, Non-Profit Management, Healthcare Administration, or a relevant dental clinical practice/profession.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory role in a dental practice setting is required.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record for insurance purposes.

Curious, or interested to learn more? Apply today! You can request a full copy of the detailed job description by emailing

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