EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant healthcare field, or an Associate or Technical degree in a related field. and equivalent experience year for year.
- Valid driver license.
- Up to date on vaccinations and boosters per CDC healthcare worker requirements.
- Is willing to learn dental specific care (dental terminology, oral hygiene, etc.).
- Masters degree or other certifications in relevant field, as required by state law, to provide direct patient care.
- Certifications for x-ray, dental, or medical assisting, as required by state law, to provide direct patient care.
- Dental or medical experience.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in a clinical setting or a medical office.
- Experience managing people, clinic office or programs
- Minimum 3 years’ managing front and back-end operations in a dental or medical setting.
- Minimum 2- years’ experience in a clinical setting or a medical office.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
- Commitment to Medical Teams International Calling Statement and Core Values.
- Tenacious problem solver and able to work creatively in challenging circumstances.
- Excellent communication skills, oral and written, in English, preference for bilingual candidates.
- Must have exceptional people skills, management skills, ability to work with volunteer providers, patients and staff, and mediate between them, and advocate for patients.
- Ability to drive, or learn to drive, a 20 ft and 40ft mobile clinic van, depending on Program needs.
- Must be comfortable in a paperless office and with digital systems.
- Demonstrated ability to be accountable and deliver results with little direction in a dynamic and often ambiguous environment.
- Ability to work collaboratively with others.
- Must be hospitable and comfortable providing excellent service and care to a diverse patient community.
- Ability to be comfortable interacting with the general public and volunteer service providers and able to develop good working relationships with staff.
- Ability and willingness to travel to remote location as surge capacity up to 40% of the time.
- Ability to be away from home for several nights in a row when at remote locations.
- Knowledge of dental and some medical and nursing practices.
- Familiarity with administrative policies in dental and medical offices.
- Familiarity with the local healthcare safety net system.
- Detail oriented and able to multitask.
- Ability to work collaboratively with others.
- Familiarity with HIPPA policies, Medicaid, and applicable medical regulations.
- Experience and moderately skilled with computer systems and platforms, including databases, online calendars, spreadsheets, electronic health record systems, SharePoint, Teams and Microsoft Office.
- Working knowledge of dental tools and products and/or medical supplies and equipment to facilitate the operations of a clinic, or the willingness to learn.
Successful candidates will need to complete the following pre-employment screenings:
- Acceptable criminal background check
- Acceptable DMV records check
- Acceptable Driving test
- Clear Drug screening
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to:
- Frequent use of a personal computer, database and digital platforms, and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer.
- Frequently uses hands, fingers, and arms to reach, handle, touch or feel equipment, medical instruments, materials, computer.
- Frequent communication and exchange of information among colleagues and persons of concern which requires the ability to speak, hear, convey and express oneself.
- Frequent close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
- Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, steps, or ladder
- Occasionally move about inside an office to access file cabinets, office machinery, meet with colleagues, etc.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
- Seldom to occasionally positions self to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- If in travel status, occasional to frequent traversing over rough or steep terrain in either a motor vehicle or on foot.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
- The employee may be required to travel to remote areas of the world where there are potential health hazards and risks, limited hygiene facilities, extreme hot or cold weather, and very basic living conditions.
- There may be a risk of occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Hepatitis B vaccination series is required.
The following information outlines typical benefits available for US-based, regular employees scheduled 30 hours or more per week. Actual benefits may be prorated for other than full-time work.
- Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Flexible work schedule options
- Life insurance & AD&D
- Generous vacation time (20 days), sick leave (10 days), and 12 paid holidays per year
- 401k retirement plan
- Paid parental leave
- Employee Assistance Plan
For a full description of our benefits, you can learn more here.