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Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC is seeking applications for the position of Chief of the Division of Oral Health. Children’s National Hospital seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence in patient care and resident education.
The Chief will provide administrative and clinical leadership for the overall operations of the Division including the care of patients in the hospital and clinics, research, educational and advocacy initiatives as determined by the Center leadership. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with training and experience.
Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., was established in 1870 to help every child grow up stronger. Today, it is the No. 5 children’s hospital in the nation and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened in 2021, a first-of-its-kind pediatric hub dedicated to developing new and better ways to care for kids. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.
DMD/ DDS dental degree from an ADA accredited dental school.
Pediatric Dentist- Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from an ADA accredited dental school/program preferred.
Board certified or eligible for board certification in primary practice specialty.
Board certification in relevant secondary specialty.
Minimum 5 years’ experience treating infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special healthcare needs in a variety of settings including sedation and general anesthesia. Hospital training and experience preferred.
Demonstrated leadership skills and administrative experience.
Pediatric dental education experience at the graduate level preferred.
Dental license in the District of Columbia
Duties & Responsibilities Summary:
Provide and supervise clinical services for family centered patient care at Children’s National Hospital (CNH) and other approved sites in an ethical, professional and timely manner.
Provide oversight and development of the oral healthcare team and trainees and manage direct patient care for a specified patient population; improve continuity of care, customer service and partnerships with community dental/medical providers through timely completion of records and communication.
Participate and provide oversight of Divisional on-call services.
Participate in CNH’s advocacy initiatives and advancement of public policy to promote population-based pediatric health and well-being.
Participate in CNH community specific health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
Set the research directions for the Division and its members, in concert with the Center leadership and the Children's Research Institute.
Submit applications for grants or contracts for funding of research projects.
Develop the educational activities of the Division, including educational activities specific to the Division and the educational needs of the institution. This may include intramural as well as regional and national education.
Lead the programmatic outcome measures and quality improvement initiatives.
Ensure adherence within the Division of the hospital and medical staff bylaws and policies and procedures.
Follow established bylaws, policies and procedures, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
Ensure all clinical documentation as required by CODA, JCAHO, other regulatory bodies and/or the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and Policies and Procedures are adequately and promptly completed.
Establish standards and monitors the clinical performance of the division; develop policies and procedures that are necessary to support the provision of care provided by the Division and the clinical outcome/quality goals of CNH.
Participate with Divisional personnel evaluations and performance planning.
Develop, in concert with the Center leadership, a divisional vision consistent with the mission of CNH and a strategic plan to implement that vision.
Develop planning scenarios, formulate strategies and identify and assess all variables that may impact outcomes
Participate in financial planning and budget preparation and develop recommendations to meet budget requirements.
Develop, manage, track and monitor the division budget to ensure financial stability of the division.
Take a leadership role in promoting the activity of the Division to enhance CNHs clinical and academic reputation within the community and, as appropriate, nationally/internationally, and work, in concert with the institution, in marketing of Division activities.
Recruit, hire, supervise and develop the Division’s staff.
Align and communicate the vision of the larger organization with the mission, goals, roles and responsibilities of the team while promoting cultural competency in delivery of services and interactions.
Children's National Hospital, based in Washington, DC, celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the fourth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2020, construction will be complete on the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children's National has been designated twice as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C., metropolitan area, including the Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs. Children's National is home to the Children's National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation...'s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care, and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.