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Job Opportunities

ASTDD Data and Oral Health Surveillance Trainee - ASTDD is seeking an individual who is interested in becoming a part-time, hourly ASTDD Data and Oral Health Surveillance Consultant/Subject Matter Expert. This person will come on as a trainee under the tutelage of the current Data and Oral Health Surveillance consultant. Upon completion of training and becoming a consultant to ASTDD, this individual will be responsible for helping to provide the following:

  • Assess needs and provide technical assistance, tools or training to states and territories/jurisdictions selected by ASTDD related to oral health needs assessment, the Basic Screening Survey, and the National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS) including data collection, data analysis and data processing.
  • Participate in the ASTDD Basic Screening Survey Community of Practice calls.
  • Prepare and verify data submitted by oral health programs for indicators to the NOHSS.
  • Periodically review and update the ASTDD Basic Screening Survey toolkits (Child and Older Adult)
  • Review, update as needed, design, field, and analyze the annual on-line ASTDD State Synopses survey. Annually, present a webinar to orient dental directors and relevant staff on how to complete the survey. Compile and write the annual State Synopses reports for placement on the ASTDD website.
  • Review, update as needed, design, field, and analyze the bi-annual, on-line ASTDD salary survey. Compile and write the summary reports for the Executive Director.
  • Update ASTDD data documents to include the States with BSS Oral Health Data, ASTDD's Oral Health Surveillance Plan Template, Oral Health Surveillance Plan Template Instructions, BRFSS/PRAMS/YRBS State Added Questions, Compendium of ASTDD Oral Health Data and Surveillance Resources, State Surveillance Data Reference Guide, and relevant Best Practice Approach Reports and policy statements as identified and requested.
  • Annually review and provide updates for the ASTDD Data and Surveillance webpage.
  • Interface with national organizations, federal agencies, and ASTDD members and other ASTDD committees or subject matter experts.
  • Attend and present information at the ASTDD Annual Meeting, the National Oral Health Conference and partner meetings as requested.
  • Submit monthly reports and invoices, an annual report, and other reports as requested to the Executive Director.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Three years of professional experience in health-related data management and analysis.
  • Bachelor's degree in epidemiology, statistics, data analysis, or other related field
  • Minimum qualifications to be assessed at interview:
    • Ability to work independently and to manage time, workload, and priorities without day-to-day supervision of activities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or PhD in epidemiology, statistics, data analysis, or other related field.
  • Direct experience working with state health department staff, including tracking grantee implementation and quality improvement efforts, and answering grantee questions.
  • Experience presenting data finding clearly and effectively, both verbally, online and in writing, for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate scientific data and literature, synthesize relevant information, and make recommendations.
  • Experience working in both data analysis and program evaluation.
  • Experience working with oral health projects.

This person will be an independent contractor with ASTDD. ASTDD will not be liable for workers' compensation or unemployment compensation for the subject matter expert. In addition, the SME will assume responsibility for such tax liabilities as will accrue resulting from compensation paid by the ASTDD. The ASTDD will report any payment made under this contract to the Internal Revenue Service on Form 1099.

The SME will not receive any fringe benefits or paid leave, any hospital plans or medical plans, or accrue vacation or sick leave as a result of this contract.

ASTDD shall not provide compensation for general office expenses/supplies such as Internet, fax, phone, paper, ink, equipment (cell phone, landline phone, laptop, desktop, printer, headphones, earbuds, specialized lighting, etc.) unless specifically approved prior to purchase, however, expenses for ASTDD requested travel and specific projects such as copying, printing, shipping, shall be reimbursable. Time spent traveling is not billable unless the SME is working on ASTDD projects during travel time.

If interested, please contact Kathy Phipps at to discuss the position.

Miami County Dental Clinic Dentist -

This dentist position will play a key role providing quality dental care in our primary care facility. The prime focus will be examining, diagnosing, and developing treatment plans for infections and injuries of the teeth and mouth as well as serving as an educator/mentor/adjunct professor to 4th year Ohio State University College of Dentistry students that also provide dental care three to four days a week to our patients.  Carrying out the treatment plan in a competent and efficient manner is expected. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our thriving not-for-profit organization and to provide quality care to those most in need. Our dentist will serve in a hands-on educator role three to four days a week, overseeing the care of all patients, while providing assistance, guidance, and advice to the student dentists as needed as they see and treat our patients.  This position will also see and treat patients one day a week without students present.  There are no productivity goals or requirements.  This is a unique and great opportunity for providers interested in focusing on care delivery and education rather than the business of dentistry. We serve the low income, uninsured, and under insured populations of Miami and Shelby counties in Ohio.  As the only safety net dental clinic in Miami County, we provide a sliding scale fee schedule for the 49% of our patients that are uninsured, based on their income level and family size.  We do accept Medicaid.  Our vision is Transforming Lives through Inclusive Dental Excellence.


• Evaluate patients' intraoral & peri-oral hard and soft tissue condition, including caries, endodontic/periodontal pathology, soft tissue, and developmental pathology.

• Diagnose and treat Emergency Dental situations such as toothaches, broken teeth/restorations, dislodged crown/bridges, broken off denture teeth etc.

• Develop patient treatment plan; including Preventative, endodontic, Periodontal, Restorative, Prosthetic and follow up care.

• Refer out complex Endodontic, Surgical and Periodontal treatment. Perform and complete the remaining portion of treatment plan.

• Typically, all, or nearly all patients' treatment plans should be completed "in house."

• The specific procedures which the applicant is expected to be proficient in and expected to perform are amalgam and composite restorations, single and double canal Endodontic therapy, extraction of erupted teeth and roots either routinely or simple surgical procedures, prophylaxis, periodontal scaling & root planning.

• Exercises direct supervision of the assigned/designated dental assistants, dental hygienists, and dental students.

• Provide professional consultation, instruction, and education to student dentists.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinic Manager, Executive Director, or Board of Directors


• An interest in treating less fortunate, needy patients. Providing emergency, preventative and basic restorative care

• Graduate from an accredited Dental School/Doctoral Degree (DDS/DMD)

• Ohio State dental license

• At least 1 year of experience providing dental care

• DEA certificate

• CPR certification

• Experience with Electronic Dental Records and digital radiography required

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Please email resumes to Stephanie M. Waller, Executive Director at:

Arkansas Health Program Specialist II

Req ID: 26303.

Class Code: L048C

Grade: GS07


Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00. Anticipated Starting Salary: $41,348.50

Position Number: 22106606

Posting End Date: 02/03/23

Location: Center for Health Advancement – Office of Oral Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Summary: The Health Program Specialist II is responsible for acting as the lead program specialist in planning, developing, initiating, and maintaining public health programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions: Trains, supervises, and coordinates work schedules of public health program staff. Determines health program goals and objectives based on state and agency directives, and existing laws and regulations. Monitors program effectiveness and cost analyses, forecasts program service needs and budget, writes grants, obtains program funding, and prepares supporting financial reports and documents. Maintains consistent contact with federal, state, and local officials, and members of the community served by the public health program. Communicates goals and policies of the health program in meetings, committees, conferences, and workgroups. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions: None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Ability to monitor the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Ability to supervise and evaluate personnel and program performance. Ability to review and analyze financial data and develop budgets.

Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a master's degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field; plus one year of experience in health program administration or operations, including six months in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Or the formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field; plus two years of experience in health program administration or operations, including six months in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.

Additional Preferences:

  • Some in-state and out-of-state travel required.  A valid driver's license is required.
  • Experience with federal grants preferred.
  • General knowledge of oral health is preferred.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Must have excellent time management and organization skills.

Hiring Official:  K. Krell. Recruitment Contact: - 501-661-2268

Licenses: None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Chair, Department of Community Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine - Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is seeking nominations and applications for a full-time, tenured/tenure track faculty member for the position of Chair of the Department of Community Dentistry. Candidates should have a commitment to the institutional missions of teaching, research/scholarly activity, patient care, outreach, community engagement, and organizational quality improvement. Professional and academic experience must be commensurate for the rank of Professor or Associate Professor. Mentoring faculty and students to enable high quality, rigorous scholarship and service is expected. The department chair is responsible for the development and implementation of the department's policies and programs, management of the personnel within the department, establish budgetary requirements and administer the budget for the department, assemble files and make recommendations for appointment, reappointment, promotion and award of tenure, and submit regular reports on the activities of the department to the Dean. The Chair of the Department reports to the Dean of the School of Dental Medicine.

Required Qualifications:

  • DMD/DDS  and/or being a graduate from a CODA accredited advanced education program in dental public health and a MPH?
  • History of leadership, research funding, and productivity in oral health research.
  • Record of administrative achievement and ongoing leadership roles in academic dentistry.
  • Track record of sustained research and development with documented ability to attract extramural funding.
  • Collaborative management expertise with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience with graduate and undergraduate CODA accreditation.
  • Ability to direct the continued expansion of community oral health and dental public health.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board Certification by the American Board of Dental Public Health or equivalent. Vision for role of Community Dentistry in interprofessional patient care and interprofessional education.
  • PhD or equivalent

CWRU and Cleveland Clinic's newly opened Health Education Campus ( is home to the CWRU Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine and Nursing as well as the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. The campus consists of the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion and the Dental Clinic and offers an unparalleled and state of the future educational experience for our next generation of leaders in health care.

Applicants should provide the following items in electronic (pdf) format:

1)a personal statement outlining qualifications, career goals, and a brief summary of curriculum vitae

2)a complete curriculum vitae and

3)names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references.

4)    *Diversity Statement from Applicants to the School of Dental Medicine (see below)

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Request for Diversity Statement from Applicants to the School of Dental Medicine

Applicants who are seeking a non-tenure track and/or tenure-track position in the School of Dental Medicine are asked to submit a statement explaining either:

a) How their research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate's continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future.


b) How they value diversity, equity, and inclusion within their research and discipline(s) and how their own scholarly work might contribute to structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also suggest how the candidate's work, while as a member of Case Western Reserve University, will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion and how moving forward they intend to foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference.

Professor of Community Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio - Through the Race, Inclusion and Social Equity (RAISE) initiative, Ohio State is enhancing our world-class research program on race, inclusion, and social equity. Over the next decade, the university will add at least 50 tenure-track faculty members to existing scholars whose research can help to narrow social disparities in educational attainment, health outcomes, rates of incarceration, political representation, environmental impacts, and economic well-being.  Adding scholars in focused areas will enhance the University's outstanding faculty and inform solutions to intractable issues.  RAISE is part of Ohio State's larger initiative to expand the size and impact of Ohio State's faculty over the coming decade, while also enhancing academic and personal resources to support Ohio State scholars, educators, and practitioners through all phases of their careers. The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The College of Dentistry (CoD) at The Ohio State University seeks a candidate for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The successful candidate should have expertise either in health services, preventive oral care, community dentistry or related field, along with a record of funded research and peer-reviewed publications. This position will help to dismantle barriers that prevent or impede proper dental care to underserved populations by researching and devising strategies to eliminate those barriers. The primary appointment will be in the CoD at Ohio State University (OSU), and the position will maintain a close collaborative relationship with Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH). The Race Inclusion and Social Equity (RAISE) hire will have access to both the ongoing underserved population research performed at NCH and at the CoD. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to collaborate with community minded researchers from both NCH and OSU and will have the opportunity to test the validity of promising research results designed to help attract and treat those most in need of dental care. The ideal candidate will conduct research on social and cultural issues that may contribute to the avoidance of dental care as a first step toward making dental care more acceptable. The core responsibility of this faculty member will be to direct expansion of the research program in community oral health and dental public health. They will work collaboratively with investigators and clinicians and other faculty at the CoD, NCH and with other health sciences colleges at OSU, such as the College of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Pharmacy, and/or Optometry. Collaborations with OSU's health sciences colleges are facilitated because all these colleges are present on the same campus. In fulfilling this responsibility, the candidate will be able to draw on the considerable clinical resources, including care delivery to large diverse patient populations at both OSU and NCH. Both institutions have specialization in behavior and health promotion. This translational research will aid the CoD and NCH in driving oral care innovation within multi-faceted healthcare delivery systems. Applicants must possess a DDS/DMD/MD and/or PhD or equivalent with a history of leadership, research funding, and productivity in the broadly defined area of oral health research. This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening. Work hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Tenure faculty (regardless of rank) - persons with the titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor and instructor who serve on appointments totaling 50% or more service to the university and who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. Duties and responsibilities are assigned in accordance with the workload guidelines laid out in the pattern of administration of each faculty member's tenure initiation unit (TIU) and, as appropriate, regional campus; obligations will include research, service and/or teaching or clinical practice.  These faculty will have earned doctorate or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study or possession of equivalent experience.

For more information and to apply, please visit: The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.

Position Announcement: State Director of Oral Health Services for Tennessee - The Director of Oral Health Services is responsible for the oversight and support of statewide oral health programs and directly supervises and oversees the work of seven rural Regional Dental Directors who provide management of 47 dental sites statewide.  The incumbent establishes, updates, and implements policies and procedures related to dental services in accordance with standards of practice. The Director of Oral Health Services leads the implementation of teledentistry and the development of a hub and spoke model to improve access to care; assists regional leadership in the recruitment of dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants; and oversees training and provides professional guidance and support to the Collaborative Teaching Dental Program. The Director of Oral Health Services engages internal and external stakeholders in the planning and evaluation of The Tennessee State Oral Health Plan, maintains reports related to the plan and dental programs, and presents at statewide meetings. The Director of Oral Health Services ensures protocols and procedures are established and followed for the School-Based Dental Prevention Program which provides screening exams and sealants to children annually in school settings and provides reports to and manages the contract with TennCare on a routine basis. Additional responsibilities include providing data for the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant and the Preventive Block Grant by the annual deadline; conducting interviews with media; and providing analysis of legislation impacting the Department of Health and/or Oral Health Services as requested.

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduation from an approved school of dentistry
  • Valid/current license to practice dentistry in the State of Tennessee
  • 5 years of clinical experience in dentistry
  • Supervisory or management experience
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications Desired:

  • Experience in quality improvement and team-based collaborative improvements
  • Experience in managing projects in a health-related field
  • Hold a master's degree in Healthcare Administration or Management, or in Public Health

Salary: Salary is based on education and experience.  The State of Tennessee offers employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc.  For more information on this package, visit The State of Tennessee is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer.

HOW TO APPLY: This is an executive service position and will remain open until filled.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Jill Obremskey, CHS Medical Director, in care of:

Dentist Opportunity In Saipan - The Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) is an 86-bed, Medicare-certified hospital on the island of Saipan. We are a U.S. commonwealth located in the Western Pacific, a little north of Guam. To learn more about our island and hospital, we invite you to visit our website at We also recommend checking out the website for Marianas Visitors' Authority at We want to share a couple of other things about CHCC. First of all, our patients are lovely. They are appreciative, generally accepting, polite, and very grateful. Interventions available for them are less than on the mainland, but the patients are equally sick, so flexibility and a can-do attitude is a must. As for the "corporate culture," one of our physicians volunteered, "[I] enjoy working with my colleagues and hospital administration. I have never been pressured to see more patients, bill more services, or compromise good healthcare in any way. From the top down, everyone's priority is patient care."  If you want to make a difference and feel like you are contributing to something bigger, there are plenty of opportunities here.

Salary: Up to $156K, based on qualifications

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
  • Use masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect themselves and their patients from infectious diseases.
  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, or other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.
  • Formulate plan of treatment for patient's teeth and mouth tissue.
  • Use air turbine and hand instruments, dental appliances and surgical implements.
  • Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, or malformations of teeth, gums, or related oral structures and provide preventive or corrective services.
  • Advise or instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, or oral health care services.
  • Treat exposure of pulp by pulp capping, removal of pulp from pulp chamber, or root canal, using dental instruments.
  • Write prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications.
  • Design, make, or fit prosthodontic appliances, such as space maintainers, bridges, or dentures, or write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for denturists or dental technicians.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • $10,000 relocation assistance for new, off-island hires signing an initial contract of at least 2-years.
  • International flight from the point of recruitment for the employee. Return flight to original embarkation is included and will be arranged upon completion of contract.
  • Malpractice coverage is provided under the CNMI Government Liability Act (essentially identical to the Federal Tort Claims Act).
  • Reimbursement of up to $250 for pre-employment health screening costs.
  • Annual Leave: Accrues at eight (8) hours per pay period (bi-weekly), with a full-time Employment Contract
  • Sick Leave: Accrues at four (4) hours per pay period (bi-weekly)
  • Up to 5 days of paid leave for CME.
  • Health and Life Group Insurance: Cost-sharing per Corporate policies Health Insurance: AETNA Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance: Individual Assurance Company Life, Health, & Accident (IAC)
  • 401a Retirement Plan Option: ASC Trust Corporation
  • Loan repayment under National Health Service Corp.
  • Permanent much preferred, locums possible
  • Must have completed U.S. or Canadian residency program Must be Medicare reimbursement eligible
  • Must hold DDS or DMD Degree
  • CNMI license required (application process supported by HR staff)
  • Licensing and credentialing takes 6-8 weeks (Process: Present CV and, if cleared, candidate will be notified by email with employment application attached. Three recent references are also required.)
  • $10,000 relocation assistance for new, off-island hires signing an initial contract of at least 2-years.
  • International flight from the point of recruitment for the employee. Return flight to original embarkation is included and will be arranged upon completion of contract.
  • Malpractice coverage is provided under the CNMI Government Liability Act (essentially identical to the Federal Tort Claims Act).
  • Reimbursement of up to $250 for pre-employment health screening costs.
  • Annual Leave: Accrues at eight (8) hours per pay period (bi-weekly), with a full-time Employment Contract
  • Sick Leave: Accrues at four (4) hours per pay period (bi-weekly)
  • Up to 5 days of paid leave for CME.
  • Health and Life Group Insurance: Cost-sharing per Corporate policies Health Insurance: AETNA Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance: Individual Assurance Company Life, Health, & Accident (IAC)
  • 401a Retirement Plan Option: ASC Trust Corporation
  • Loan repayment under National Health Service Corp.
What is great about this job:
  • Tropical island climate without seasons, steady average temp of 84 degrees with occasional short rain showers.
  • World-class snorkeling and dive spots in crystal-clear waters.
  • Affordable jumping-off point for exploring Asia and the Western Pacific Islands. Fascinating WWII and Pacific Islander historical sites.
  • Lowest tax burden in the U.S.: If in the CNMI 183 days or more during the tax year (and otherwise meets requirements), then CNMI residency status is met for that year. As a result, earnings are taxed at the maximum CNMI ("state") tax rate of 9% and there is a 90% rebate on U.S. federal income tax earned within the CNMI.
  • Finally, life outside of the hospital gets even better. Living on Saipan is simple, but maintains some of the creature comforts that you wouldn't otherwise get on an island this size. We have quite reasonable cost of living, great restaurants, golf, water sports, diving, hiking, and easy access to travel to Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and other Asian countries. We also have many WWII history sites and museums, along with artifacts from the war, that you can find while exploring the jungle or swimming in the lagoon.

For recruitment information, contact: or