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West Ashley Medical Pavilion Dental Clinic Director
Medical University of South Carolina

Date Posted Nov. 12, 2021
Title West Ashley Medical Pavilion Dental Clinic Director
University Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, United States
Department James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Preventive & Community Dentistry
    Family Dentistry
    Dental Technology
    Dentistry - General

The James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina (JBE CDM) is seeking applications for a full-time Director for the West Ashley Medical Pavilion Dental Clinic. The Director’s primary role is to oversee and manage day-to-day operations of a four operatory dental clinic by providing comprehensive dental care to patients as well as overseeing dental students and residents as they rotate through the clinic. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.

Clinical Responsibilities. The Director will lead a dental team in the delivery of comprehensive general dentistry in the MUSC Dental Clinic located at the West Ashley Medical Pavilion. The Director is expected to provide high quality oral health care and to provide leadership in treatment planning, collaborative referral management with other providers, and all aspects of data collection and reporting as required for care delivery, compliance, and education assurances. The Director also has overall responsibility for the administrative management of the clinic. The position may require flexible hours.

In addition to students/residents oversight, the Director will be responsible for hiring and supervising a dental hygienist, a dental assistant and a patient care coordinator/office manager.

Education Responsibilities. In addition to the clinical performance obligations, the position will serve as the course director for the student’s clinical experiences while at the West Ashely Medical Pavilion Dental Clinic. The Director will participate in other teaching activities and other clinical duties as assigned at the JBE CDM facility located in downtown Charleston.

Requirements. The ideal candidate will be a master clinician with at least 10 years’ clinical experience, with excellent proficiency in Digital Dentistry technology. The candidate must be able to oversee and instruct students, be a strong communicator and have a positive personality conducive to developing a compassionate, respectful and productive work environment.
Previous experience working in an academic environment is preferred, but not required. Advanced training in general dentistry (AEGD or GPR) also is preferred, but not required.

Successful applicants must have a DMD or DDS degree and should qualify for a South Carolina dental license. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

  • It is the mission of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action to ensure MUSC compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and affirmative action. Equal Employment Opportunity is a term used by the federal government to refer to employment practices that ensure nondiscrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental ability, religion, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or age.

    The EEO/Affirmative Action Office creates and monitors the MUSC Affirmative Action Plan and implements innovative programs to increase MUSC’s awareness of and commitment to diversity, equity, and affirmative action in the workplace. The Office is dedicated to preventing illegal discrimination and illegal harassment. Through educational programs, investigations and resolution of complaints, and oversight activities, the Office fosters an environment and culture that supports all members of the community.

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Contact Information

  • Shelley Garvin
    James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine
    Medical University of South Carolina
    173 Ashley Avenue, BSB 447
    Msc 507
    Charleston, SC 29425


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