The Regional Dental Hygiene Director is responsible for training, support and ensuring of dental hygiene practice standards of care as governed in the states in which DentalOne Partners operates under the direction of affiliated/supported doctor leadership and Professional Association/Corporation (“PA”) ownership. The Regional Dental Hygiene Director reports directly to the SVP of Dental Hygiene Operations and collaborates closely with the operations and clinical teams at the regional level (RVPs, RCVPs, and DMOs). The RDHD will consider generally accepted clinical recommendations from nationally recognized associations to aid in the establishment of scientifically based hygiene guidelines to assist in training of hygienists and to support superior patient outcomes.
The Regional Dental Hygiene Director in collaboration with SVP of Dental Hygiene Operations will strive to build a world class hygiene program that delivers industry leading continuing education for new and existing hygienists, and create an environment of excellence for patients and hygiene providers.
75% of the Regional Dental Hygiene Director’s time will be dedicated to the functions stated above.
The Regional Dental Hygiene Director will also be responsible for University Relations and building relationships with Universities in their perspective market 25% of the time. The University Relations component of this role will include but not be limited to presenting Lunch and Learns to graduating Dental and Dental Hygiene students, attending career fairs, dental convention, driving the DA externship programs, attending local Dental and Dental Hygiene association and student association meetings and joining Dental and Dental Hygiene advisory boards where possible.
Responsible for conducting a robust training program for hygienists based on well-established scientific principles. The training programs may include, but not limited to: Regional Hygiene Forums, Hygiene Orientation, On Boarding, Regional vendor supported programs, internally supported programs, weekly and/or monthly conference calls, one-on-one coaching and webinars and other online activities.