Assistant Dean, Intramural Practice & Extramural Partnerships, Penn Dental at University of Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Job location: Penn Dental at Schattner Center

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-16
Req: JR00036346

University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
Assistant Dean, Intramural Practice & Extramural Partnerships, Penn Dental

Job Profile Title
Dental Network Clinician

Job Description Summary
The Assistant Dean, Intramural Practice and Extramural Partnerships will be responsible for the supervision of dentists and provide clinical direction for quality dental care in a timely, compassionate, cost effective manner to Penn Dental Family Practice (PDFP) patients.

Job Description

This role will oversee regulatory compliance, safety, and standards of care. The Assistant Dean will develop, maintain and implement formal clinic policies and procedures that will guide dentists and professional staff in the delivery of consistent standards of care. This position will be responsible for optimizing PDFP clinical productivity, optimizing the distribution of patients across PDFP providers and developing strategies to recruit patients to PDFP. This position has supervisory oversight of the PDFP providers in consult with the specialty specific Department Chairs and all PDFP staff.

This role will also act as overseer and resource advisor to the Dean and management of the School for student extramural programs. PDM offers students learning opportunities locally and globally that require program oversight, regulatory and contractual compliance, and rigorous review of curriculum to ensure they meet the highest standards of learning for our students.

  • Directly recruit and supervise the dentists and provide clinical direction to Practice Administrators and clinical outreach staff. Devise strategies and plans for excellent service and growth. Oversee regulatory compliance, safety and standards of care. Develop, maintain and implement formal clinic policies and procedures. - 35%

  • Guide dentists and professional staff to deliver consistent standards of care according to policies. Assure clinical practices are above reproach and of the highest quality. Evaluate the professional staff to insure performance goals related to production, clinical quality and regulatory compliance are met. - 10%

  • Participate in management meetings and annual planning processes to support the School's objectives and implementation of the strategic plan. Collaborate with the Practice Administrators and other clinic management to ensure smooth operation of clinic and programs including: staffing and patient visit ratios; scheduling; and cost- benefit programs. Advise on facilities and equipment purchases and repairs. - 10%

  • Chair a Dental Advisory Committee to enhance working relationships with referral sources and the University. Conduct quality assurance reviews each quarter. Assisting in the preparation of an operating budget for PDFP in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer. Assist in the coordination and integration of the School's dental programs and services for the welfare of the patient and community. - 5%

  • Oversee and act as resource advisor to the Dean and management of the School for student extramural events. Provide program oversight, regulatory and contractual compliance, and rigorous review of extramural programs and events (both locally and globally). - 25%

  • Provide timely and impactful reporting on key metrics and financial results. Implement empirical based decision making methodologies as part of routine processes. - 5%

  • This position will teach Practice Management curriculum to students. - 5%

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. - 5%


DDS or DMD required.

Current dental license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.

Minimum of 7-10 years of clinical practice experience required.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
School of Dental Medicine

Pay Range
$20,000.00 - $500,000.00

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits

  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.

  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.

  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family-whatever your personal needs may be.

  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.

  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.

  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.

  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement-and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.

  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.

  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.

  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.

  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.

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