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Dental Director

Date:  Jul 31, 2022
Location: 

Roseville, CA, US, 95747-6645

Req ID:  13170

Summary

It takes great medical minds to create powerful solutions that solve some of healthcare’s most complex challenges. Join us and put your expertise to work in ways you never imagined possible. We know you’ve honed your career in a fast-moving medical environment. While Gainwell operates with a sense of urgency, you’ll have the opportunity to work more flexible hours. And working at Gainwell carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work-life balance, continuous learning, and career development.

Your role in our mission

Responsibilities: 

  • Principal manager in recruiting, selecting, and directing the work of the dental review staff specified throughout the DBO contract. 
  • Oversees all dental functions and responsibilities of this Contract including, but not limited to, participating in the development of organizational goals, applying dental policies, standards, rules and regulations of the Medi-Cal Dental Program.
  • Oversees and supervises the daily activities of all dental consultants, ensuring dental consultants are well trained and follow procedures that are in line with Medi-Cal Dental Program policy. 
  • Serves as a dental representative to the provider community including, but not limited to, interpreting program policies for dental services to dental societies and other provider groups, as well as DHCS staff involved in the joint Dental Policy Advisory Group. 
  • Advises the Contractor Representative and Contractor operational staff in dental matters related to CD-MMIS Operations, changes, and dental review services.
  • Facilitates participation of the professional dental staff in Program development in a collaborative manner with DHCS staff.
  • Proactively provides feedback and recommendations to DHCS regarding improvements to program policies and processes in line with the trends of the dental business environment. 

What we're looking for

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working for a government or private sector healthcare payer or plan.
  • A minimum of 10 years of clinical experience in the provision of dentistry.
  • Currently licensed to practice dentistry in the State of California.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communications skills.

Desired Experience: 

  • Familiarity with California Medicaid and Medicare dental policies.
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health Administration/Healthcare; and completion of a course of study in a physician healthcare executives program.

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