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DENTAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - 64002611

Date: Nov 6, 2019

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Requisition No: 72628 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: DENTAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - 64002611

Position Number: 64002611 

Salary:  $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/05/2019 

 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

DENTAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - CS

OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY

TALLAHASSEE

SALARY: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00

 

 

Description:

This position serves as the Statewide Public Health Dental Director. This position reports to the Bureau Chief of Family Health Services and provides supervision and oversight to the Public Health Dental Program.

 

Responsible for developing monitoring, evaluation, and quality improvement activities and public oral health initiatives that result in the development of effective and efficient county health department dental programs and improvement of the oral health status of the citizens of Florida.

 

Works collaboratively with internal and external partners to include, but not limited to, academic institutions, professional organizations, community groups, oral health coalitions, county health departments, community health centers, and other stakeholders.

 

Provides policy and program direction for oral health issues and promotes the development of a high quality, cost-effective integrated coordinated oral health delivery system, including community and school-based preventive, educational, and treatment programs, which emphasize prevention and control of oral diseases and elimination of oral health disparities.

 

Provides technical assistance and consultation regarding oral health issues to governmental agencies, professional and private organizations, and individuals.

 

Supervises and participates in the development and preparation of program policies and program implementation; planning materials, program rules, manuals, policies, guidelines, and procedures. 

 

Reviews and participates in the writing of required and requested annual reports.

 

Participates in and directs the preparation of grant proposals and other documents/requests for procurement of funds for program/service expansion or research related to oral health well-being and oral health care.

Responsible for the analysis of proposed legislation and rules for impact on health care and the development of proposals for legislative budget requests as well as statutory/rule amendments deemed necessary to improve service delivery.

 

Participates in the development and implementation of education and training programs and materials for local staff, providers, and others. 

 

Supervises the planning, organization, and coordination of meetings and activities of the technical and advisory councils associated with the dental program. 

 

Assumes leadership roles in professional organizations.

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

 

Ability to plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate appropriate public health dental programs.  Knowledge of public health dental concepts policies, procedures, and methods.  Knowledge of scientific literature and the ability to apply that knowledge to the operation of a state public health dental program.  Ability to manage, supervise and utilize appropriate principles and methods.  Ability to prepare, allocate, and maintain budgets and to prepare legislative budget requests; Knowledge and ability to design evaluation studies, do cost-effectiveness analyses, needs assessment surveys, and prepare technical reports.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Licensure: Licensure as a dentist in Florida and work experience in public health. In addition, eligibility for attaining diplomat status from the American Board of Dental Public Health or Board certification (diplomate status) is highly desirable.

 

Education:  D.D.S (Doctoral of Dental Surgery) or a D.M.D. (Doctoral of Dental Medicine) degree required; Master’s in Public Health desired.

 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health. If you are looking to establish a successful career in the Health Care Field, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout the State of Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!

 

**NOTE:  All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

 

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: http://www.sss.gov

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

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.

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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.

 

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any others documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click here. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403- 2110.

 

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country

 

 

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: Tallahassee