The Chief, Dental Service serves as a practicing dentist who performs a full range of professional dental procedures in connection with the treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative, or preventive measures. Recruitment/Relocation Incentives maybe available for highly qualified candidates Duties include but not limited to: Provides the administration of the Dental Service in compliance with applicable VHA, VISN, Medical Center and Dental Service Handbooks, Directives, Policies and Procedures. Maintains Service compliance with a) VHA Handbooks and Directives, b) VISN Policies, c) Medical Center Memorandum and d) Service Policies and Procedures pertinent to dental clinic management Develops performance metrics for all provider classification to drive performance and to direct desired behavior. Responsible for fiscal oversight of the Service Monitors compliance with the VHA national dental Quality Indicators (QI) that are published monthly. Actively engaged in facility Quality Improvement activities, including compliance with the VA credentialing/privileging process and ensuring that an active Peer Review process (OPPE, FPPE) is in place for Dental Service providers. Engaged in Service Recovering and have knowledge of patient satisfaction data sources. Uses customer service data for service improvement. Operates a sound personnel performance management system in compliance with the Union Master Agreement and HR policies including VHA labor relations policies Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Nights/Weekends/Holidays possible depending on patients needs Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.