Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements


The Dental Director will be responsible for providing comprehensive dental care services to dental patients, as well as, administrative duties, for the Harris County Jail. This position is 80% clinical and 20% administrative. Administrative duties include, quality assurance program, policy and procedure creation/review, dental standards of care and protocol implementation, and monitoring benchmarks.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctor of Dental Services (DDS) ' Required
Advanced training (GPR, AEGD) - preferred

Licenses & Certification:
Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
Certified Correctional Healthcare Professional (CCHP) certification is to be completed within one (1) year, if not held at the time of appointment.

Work Experience:
Three (3) years of direct dental services experience.

Management Experience:
Two (2) years of experience with Oversight of dentists and dental assistants.

Communication Skills: Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook,

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms, Statistical

Application Instructions

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