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Assistant Dean for Clinical Operations

Temple University, School of Dentistry, Clinical Affairs

Job Title: Assistant Dean for Clinical Operations
Job Location: Philadelphia , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Academic administration & affairs
Deans, directors, registrar
Human resources, affirmative action
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-01-29
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Dean for Clinical Operations
Temple University

The Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking an Assistant Dean for Clinical Operations who will be responsible for directing and managing clinical operations within the school in the areas of staff recruitment and training, discipline, inventory, instruments, process of patient care, call center, coordination of business operations, among other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Primarily the Assistant Dean will be responsible for operational functions in the school's dental clinics and supervises the instrument management unit. The candidate must be familiar with applying lean management principles and practices and standards, laws, and regulations as directed by regulatory and accrediting organizations, and state and federal governments.

The Assistant Dean is expected to be a hands on manager who not only directs staff, but is highly active in the clinic's daily working with faculty, students and staff on patient care issues as well as teaching, developing, and mentoring both staff and students in clinical management operations. He or she will be responsible for conducting a staff development program, and ensuring that the clinics are providing the highest quality patient care and educational environment while providing professional services that support the mission and vision of the school.

In addition, the Assistant Dean will be responsible for ensuring that staff have proper access to and are properly trained in all systems including Axium; completing performance development plans for staff as well as working with administration to go through proper disciplinary procedures as needed; and assisting with maintaining supply and equipment inventory, making sure that appropriate materials are ordered, not misused, and are properly maintained.

Other responsibilities will be scheduling and directing staff, which will include moving staff between various clinics and adjusting start, end, and break times based upon need due to high patient volume, staff vacation/sick time, or in house meetings/trainings etc.; and assisting administration with creating, reviewing, and updating clinical policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Candidate must have either a DDS/DMD, RDH, or dental assisting certification with hands on experience with directly managing and supervising staff within a large dental clinic, and teaching/training students and staff.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, curriculum vitae and their references.

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Temple University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dayna Lozano as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Dayna Lozano


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