CORRECTIONAL CHIEF OF DENTAL SERVICES Job Number: 00121138
Job Posting : Mar 8, 2018, 3:11:02 PM Closing Date : Apr 8, 2018, 4:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Location: Cermak Health Services, 2800 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
Department: Oral Health Department
Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: CermakRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org . When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
Cermak Health Services (CERMAK) provides healthcare to the detainees at the Cook County Department of Corrections. The Correctional Chief of Dental Services is the clinical dental health authority for the Cook County Correctional Center. Provides structure and guidance for dental services delivered to detainees incarcerated within the Cook County Correctional facilities, ensuring that the provision of dental services is in compliance with court mandates, State and Federal Regulations, and is consistent with community standards, legal mandates, and strategic goals. Provides 24/7 on call coverage for clinical and administrative issues. Responsible for dental services at Cermak Health Services.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from an accredited dental program is required.
Current License to practice Dentistry in the State of Illinois is required.
Current Controlled Substance and Drug Enforcement Agency License is required.
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification is required.
Two (2) years of professional healthcare management experience to include clinical, administrative, and direct staff supervision is required.
Prior experience working with Occupational, Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Justice (DOJ), and National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) requirements is required.
Prior experience with electronic health record and electronic dental records is required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.
Master's degree in Public Health, Health Administration, and/or Business Administration from an accredited college or university.
Experience in corrections, public and/or community health
National Committee on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Other Characteristics
Thorough knowledge of the principles of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry and oral surgery
Knowledge of State of Illinois Dental Practice Act and Standards of Care relevant to the practices and administration of the position duties
Must be knowledgeable of all OSHA, DOJ and NCCHC requirements
Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices
Knowledge and experience using and electronic health record to include and electronic dental record
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
Ability to apply modern methods and practices of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry and oral surgery
Ability to relate in a respectful, professional, courteous and concerned manner with clients, co-workers and supervisors
Ability to be culturally sensitive to clients/patients and staff
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.