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Open Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

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Columbia University Creative
Location
New York City, New York
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Not Specified
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May 20, 2022

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Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Open Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

 

The College of Dental Medicine seeks qualified candidates for a unique clinical operations faculty appointment. The position will be responsible for the organization, administration and continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of clinical care of patients and experiences of students in the DDS, AEGD, and GPR programs, focusing on excellence in primary general dentistry care. The individual will be involved in implementation of curricular goals, development of workflows that maximize patient experiences, and overall support of a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff to demonstrate success in student/resident learning and patient satisfaction. Additionally, the position will serve as the Executive Director of Clinical Operations, providing day-to-day leadership and management of clinical general dentistry activities at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM). This is a patient-facing and provider-facing role, and the incumbent must provide clinic regular presence to support the daily care activities across CDM clinic sites.

This position will report to the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and 80% of the incumbent’s effort will be dedicated to the Executive Director of Clinical Operations role. The remaining 20% will be dedicated to additional teaching, faculty/community practice, and/or scholarly activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides mission-driven leadership and support to students, residents, faculty, and staff of predoctoral dental clinic as well as AEGD and GPR.
  • Provides oversight and management of clinical operations with clinical education focus, and helps to ensure policies and procedures are up to date and followed.
  • Works collaboratively across CDM to ensure a high quality of clinical educational experiences for students and residents in general dentistry programs.
  • Ensures NY State Medicaid billing practices are followed during treatment planning by working with faculty, students, and staff on sustaining the implemented workflows.
  • Review pre-authorization requests for complex cases that need advance evaluation to determine eligibility for Medicaid and managed Medicaid benefits.
  • Identifies and prioritizes potential areas of clinical care compliance vulnerability and risk, recommends and develops corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance and training on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future. Works to establish, monitor, and enforce standards and procedures to be followed by faculty, staff, and trainees.
  • Responsible for assisting with general oversight of the day-to-day infection prevention and control program, collaborating closely with infection prevention coordinator and Chair of Infection Prevention committee.
  • Assists with implementation and ongoing monitoring of new initiatives in the predoctoral, AEGD, and GPR programs that impact improvements in clinical education and patient care outcomes. Examples of such initiatives include digital dentistry, caries management protocols, and population health management operational support.
  • Assists with clinical curricular innovations related to optimization of experiences.
  • Supports, helps champion, and monitors improvements needed for any new workflows impacting patient care activities, including initiatives with Epic.
  • Supports interprofessional activities taking place at CDM, and co-leads pilots in interprofessional clinical education. Initiatives may include medical-dental integration; therefore, the Director of Predoctoral Operations must be able to innovate and work dynamically with various stakeholders to navigate change.
  • Supports group practice leaders and faculty in daily clinical activities to help maintain quality of care standards as well as triage and support staff, students, and faculty in day-to-day operational needs that optimize patient and student experiences.
  • Assists Sr. Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs with resolutions surrounding risk management cases.
  • Helps foster positive and professional educational and clinic environment and interactions, and supports activities requiring remediation of students and staff members. Works with faculty to achieve optimal collegial work environment.

Additional Quality Assurance Responsibilities:

Develops and implements a comprehensive approach that promotes ethical, safe, and proper behavior in the CUHC. The position is responsible for performing audits/reviews of clinical Quality Assurance metrics for indicators and continuous quality metrics across six standards of care: efficiency, effectiveness, equity, safety, patient-centered care, and timeliness. Quality Assurance oversight for general dentistry clinical areas at CDM includes teaching clinics, community practice, DentCare/mobile van, community-based sites, and off-site practices where primary general dental care occurs. Responsible for continuously monitoring clinical activities and recommending revisions to protocols when necessary.

Qualifications:

DDS or DMD required; must be licensed to practice dentistry in NYS or be eligible for a NYS dental license. Minimum of 5 years’ relevant healthcare experience and demonstrated knowledge of quality standards in dentistry. Solid understanding of governmental/legal regulations and national standards and guidelines, along with demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality clinical care services. Strong analytic skills required as well as a distinguished record of professional and scholarly accomplishments.

Incumbent must have experience in developing and providing reports. Demonstrated skill in Excel. Experience working within Epic EHR or similar enterprise system preferred, with the ability to reach full competency in reporting out of Epic EHR within 6 months of start of role required.

Knowledge and understanding of HIPAA, patient privacy, student privacy, and OSHA and safety guidelines required. Prior change management experience and demonstrated ability to drive systems improvement and learner success required.

The position does not have any direct reports, but must work with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff, requiring strong stakeholder management, negotiation, communication, and presentation skills. Prior experience working in an institutional setting strongly preferred.

 Application Instructions:

Interested, qualified candidates can apply online via the following link: apply.interfolio.com/101566

Please submit your application, a cover letter including a statement of academic objectives, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three work/character references.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran.

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Open Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

 

The College of Dental Medicine seeks qualified candidates for a unique clinical operations faculty appointment. The position will be responsible for the organization, administration and continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of clinical care of patients and experiences of students in the DDS, AEGD, and GPR programs, focusing on excellence in primary general dentistry care. The individual will be involved in implementation of curricular goals, development of workflows that maximize patient experiences, and overall support of a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff to demonstrate success in student/resident learning and patient satisfaction. Additionally, the position will serve as the Executive Director of Clinical Operations, providing day-to-day leadership and management of clinical general dentistry activities at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM). This is a patient-facing and provider-facing role, and the incumbent must provide clinic regular presence to support the daily care activities across CDM clinic sites.

This position will report to the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and 80% of the incumbent’s effort will be dedicated to the Executive Director of Clinical Operations role. The remaining 20% will be dedicated to additional teaching, faculty/community practice, and/or scholarly activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides mission-driven leadership and support to students, residents, faculty, and staff of predoctoral dental clinic as well as AEGD and GPR.
  • Provides oversight and management of clinical operations with clinical education focus, and helps to ensure policies and procedures are up to date and followed.
  • Works collaboratively across CDM to ensure a high quality of clinical educational experiences for students and residents in general dentistry programs.
  • Ensures NY State Medicaid billing practices are followed during treatment planning by working with faculty, students, and staff on sustaining the implemented workflows.
  • Review pre-authorization requests for complex cases that need advance evaluation to determine eligibility for Medicaid and managed Medicaid benefits.
  • Identifies and prioritizes potential areas of clinical care compliance vulnerability and risk, recommends and develops corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance and training on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future. Works to establish, monitor, and enforce standards and procedures to be followed by faculty, staff, and trainees.
  • Responsible for assisting with general oversight of the day-to-day infection prevention and control program, collaborating closely with infection prevention coordinator and Chair of Infection Prevention committee.
  • Assists with implementation and ongoing monitoring of new initiatives in the predoctoral, AEGD, and GPR programs that impact improvements in clinical education and patient care outcomes. Examples of such initiatives include digital dentistry, caries management protocols, and population health management operational support.
  • Assists with clinical curricular innovations related to optimization of experiences.
  • Supports, helps champion, and monitors improvements needed for any new workflows impacting patient care activities, including initiatives with Epic.
  • Supports interprofessional activities taking place at CDM, and co-leads pilots in interprofessional clinical education. Initiatives may include medical-dental integration; therefore, the Director of Predoctoral Operations must be able to innovate and work dynamically with various stakeholders to navigate change.
  • Supports group practice leaders and faculty in daily clinical activities to help maintain quality of care standards as well as triage and support staff, students, and faculty in day-to-day operational needs that optimize patient and student experiences.
  • Assists Sr. Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs with resolutions surrounding risk management cases.
  • Helps foster positive and professional educational and clinic environment and interactions, and supports activities requiring remediation of students and staff members. Works with faculty to achieve optimal collegial work environment.

Additional Quality Assurance Responsibilities:

Develops and implements a comprehensive approach that promotes ethical, safe, and proper behavior in the CUHC. The position is responsible for performing audits/reviews of clinical Quality Assurance metrics for indicators and continuous quality metrics across six standards of care: efficiency, effectiveness, equity, safety, patient-centered care, and timeliness. Quality Assurance oversight for general dentistry clinical areas at CDM includes teaching clinics, community practice, DentCare/mobile van, community-based sites, and off-site practices where primary general dental care occurs. Responsible for continuously monitoring clinical activities and recommending revisions to protocols when necessary.

Qualifications:

DDS or DMD required; must be licensed to practice dentistry in NYS or be eligible for a NYS dental license. Minimum of 5 years’ relevant healthcare experience and demonstrated knowledge of quality standards in dentistry. Solid understanding of governmental/legal regulations and national standards and guidelines, along with demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality clinical care services. Strong analytic skills required as well as a distinguished record of professional and scholarly accomplishments.

Incumbent must have experience in developing and providing reports. Demonstrated skill in Excel. Experience working within Epic EHR or similar enterprise system preferred, with the ability to reach full competency in reporting out of Epic EHR within 6 months of start of role required.

Knowledge and understanding of HIPAA, patient privacy, student privacy, and OSHA and safety guidelines required. Prior change management experience and demonstrated ability to drive systems improvement and learner success required.

The position does not have any direct reports, but must work with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff, requiring strong stakeholder management, negotiation, communication, and presentation skills. Prior experience working in an institutional setting strongly preferred.

 Application Instructions:

Interested, qualified candidates can apply online via the following link: apply.interfolio.com/101566

Please submit your application, a cover letter including a statement of academic objectives, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three work/character references.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran.

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