$68.21-$91.33 Hourly / $5,457.09-$7,306.02 BiWeekly /
Directs staff assigned to the dental program.
Directs staff and operations of a statewide dental program; ensures provision of dental services is in compliance with court mandates, State and federal regulations and is consistent with community standards, legal mandates, and agency strategic goals; formulates and leads the dental services team in the attainment of program based and agency goals and objectives; assists in the formulation and implementation of organizational and site-specific policies and procedures; oversees program staffing to ensure appropriate resource allocation and compliance with collective bargaining agreements and labor laws; enforces dental services polices and agency administrative directives; coordinates with human resources to ensure the hiring, retention, training, and promotion of qualified staff; provides ongoing performance feedback and evaluations and initiates and enforces progressive discipline when necessary; ensures overall operations are within budgetary guidelines; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on program activities; provides consultation and assistance to regional directors; provides oversight to the statewide professional practice system as it relates to dentistry, including morbidity and mortality reviews, emergency response reviews, self-audits, Quality Management Assessment Team reviews, and public health containment activity; conducts investigations into unusual events or incidences related to specific dental health program(s) and responds to inmate grievances and third-party inquiries; acts as consultant to Assistant Attorneys General on inmate complaints and lawsuits and manages and coordinates high profile cases; represents department at professional conferences and meetings; may oversee compliance activities with court mandates; performs related duties as required.
1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain an unrestricted license to practice dentistry in Connecticut.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.