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Date: Dec 11, 2019

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Requisition No: 87421 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: DENTAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - 64027090 1

Position Number: 64027090 

Salary:  $130,999.96 

Posting Closing Date: 01/06/2020 



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This is a high level management position under the supervision of the Dental Administrator who is responsible for the technical/professional oversight of the practice of dentistry at DOH-Broward.  This position, along with the Dental Administrator, will ensure that the DOH-Broward Dental Program meets all targets regarding access, customer service, quality of care, and financial sustainability.



This position along with the Dental Administrator is responsible for the planning, management and direction of the Dental Public Health Program and WIC Fluoride Program within DOH-Broward and is responsible for and/or participates in the development and implementation of the Policies and Procedures for the entire Dental Program.  This position provides advice and input on staffing, selection of supplies and equipment, and other budgetary matters as necessary. 



Conducts dental examinations and prepare diagnosis on each dental patient admitted at his/her assigned clinic.   Prepares and documents an appropriate and legible treatment plan for each patient and provide appropriate dental care in accordance with an established treatment plan for the patient and the standard of care.  Provides general dental treatment including, but not limited to, the filling of teeth, extracting teeth, sealing teeth, and other dental procedures, as required to treat the patient's specific dental needs.  Delegates appropriate remediable tasks to dental assistants while providing direct supervision.  Reviews treatment plans with the patient and/or parent and record pertinent information regarding the patient's medical and dental history in the dental record (electronic health record).  Recommends and issues appropriate referrals for specialty oral health services, and/or other services, as necessary and required by the patient's health condition.


Technical Oversight, Consultation, and Training

Provides technical/professional oversight for all Dental Practice operations.  Provides dental consultation services where necessary and/or required for DOH – Dental Practices, WIC Fluoride Varnish, and School Based Sealant patients, as requiredProvides training on all Dental Practice laws, rules, regulations, and relevant DOH policies, procedures, and protocols for professional Dental Staff.  Ensures that Dental Staff is properly trained to follow Infection Control Protocol as described in OSHA's regulations for "blood-borne Pathogen Standards" during clinical procedures. Ensures that staff is properly trained and executes sterilization and disinfection procedures for instruments and equipment, including monitoring the effectiveness of the autoclave sterilizer using the biologic monitor as provided. Ensures that dental staff practice complies with the standard of care and all applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 


Performance Excellence

Oversees quality assurance and improvement activities for the Dental division programs, using the Dental Program QI tools. Completes quarterly QI process required by Ryan White Part A contract. Regularly monitors quality of care via record reviews and direct observation of providers in pediatric and adult practices, WIC Fluoride Program and School Based Sealant Program. Prepares materials and staff for state program office QI site visits and completes all desk audits, reports and surveys in an accurate, timely and complete manner. Participates in all DOH Dental Directors Conference Calls.


Other duties as assigned.



  • Knowledge of the principles of QA and QI.
  • Knowledge of the documentation, safety and practice standards governing the practice of dentistry in DOH.
  • Knowledge of the principles of public health.
  • Skills to perform dental procedures up to the standard of care.
  • Ability to relate to diverse clients.
  • Ability to manage a dental practice.
  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to formulate and implement policies and procedures.
  • Ability to recruit, train, motivate and evaluate staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Dentist Licensure in accordance with Chapter 466, Florida Statutes including DEA Certification.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Experience working in a Dental Setting.
  • Experience supervising  paid staff.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in a Dental Setting.
  • A minimum of two years' experience supervising  paid staff.
    You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.
    You will be required to provide proof of education in the form of a degree or transcript.
    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.  
    Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelter, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:
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The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami