Job Summary Supervises the work activities of dental staff personnel including clerical staff and dental assistants. Completes performance evaluations as necessary and participates in the hiring and disciplinary action processes.
Degrees: High School Diploma or GED and completion of a recognized dental assistant educational program.
Licenses & Certification: Dental Assistant Registration from Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Dental Assistant Certification (CDA) from Dental Assisting National Board preferred
Work Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a dental assistant
Management Experience: Two (2) years of experience overseeing multiple dental assistants
Communication Skills: Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) Writing/ Correspondence Writing/ Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.