MOSDOH - Director Specialty Care Unit, Pediatric Dentistry

  • A.T. Still University
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Sep 24, 2023
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


MOSDOH - Director Specialty Care Unit, Pediatric Dentistry

Job Category: Faculty
Requisition Number: MOSDO002580
Full Time
St Louis, MO 63104, USASt Louis, MO 63104, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University's Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH) is seeking a full-time Pediatric Dentistry Specialist/Specialty Care Unit Director at the St. Louis Clinic. This position reports to the Vice Dean, Clinical Operations, Clinical Education & Community Partnerships. This position is responsible for managing and mentoring MOSDOH students to assure attainment of clinical competency, teaching students the fundamentals of pediatric dentistry, and assuring provision of high quality pediatric services to patients.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Mentoring and evaluating students in pediatric dentistry procedures on patients.
  • Establish procedures for pediatrics, in conjunction with the Specialty Care Unit Director.
  • Communicate with the Specialty Care Unit Director as to the educational goals, essential experiences and competencies for student experiences.
  • Complete administrative reports as directed.
  • Assure clinical competency for students in pediatrics.
  • Supervise pediatric residents/fellows as needed.
  • Provide indirect supervision of dental assistant(s) and provide performance review evaluations to the Dental Clinic Manager.
  • Provide didactic and laboratory instruction to pre-clinical students in Kirksville and D3 and D4 students in St. Louis.
  • Perform dental procedures on patients as needed.
  • Track student progress toward attainment of clinical competency and communicate progress & deficiencies on a periodic basis to the Vice Dean of Clinical Operations, Clinic Education & Community Partnerships.
  • Assurance of patient and students safety and report any deficiencies to the Vice Dean of Clinical Operations, Clinical Education & Community Partnerships.
  • Participate in calibration activities, to include semi-annual faculty advance.
  • Participate in ATSU/MOSDOH committee activities.
  • Potential for intermittent on-call and other outreach activities after hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:
  • DDS or DMD required.
  • Specialty certification in Pediatric Dentistry required.
  • At least two years of experience in a dental teaching environment.
  • At least two years of experience in the practice of Pediatric Dentisry.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to be self directed and take initiative.
  • Must be highly skilled in Pedriatic Dentistry.

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:







Doctorate or better in Dental Medicine, DMD.

Doctorate or better in Dental Surgery, DDS.



2-3 years: Pediatrics

2-3 years: Dental teaching experience

Licenses & Certifications


MO Dental License

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