Children’s National Hospital is seeking a Dentist to function as the Board Certified Pediatric Dental Residency Program Director. He/she will be responsible for all aspects of the pediatric dental residency program including the management of the resident’s clinical, didactic and research curricula and requirements, programmatic outcome measures with quality improvement initiatives, participation with Divisional personnel evaluations and necessary hospital and programmatic reporting and documentation.
Strong candidates will have more than 5 years of extensive experience treating infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special healthcare needs in a variety of settings including significant sedation and general anesthesia experience. Hospital training and experience preferred. Pediatric dental education experience at the graduate level is also preferred. Adequately and promptly complete all clinical documentation as required by regulatory bodies and/or the CNH Medical Staff Bylaws, Policies and Procedures including complete clinical charge documentation.
Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) - DMD/ DDS dental degree from an ADA accredited dental school (required). Pediatric Dentist - Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from an ADA accredited dental school/program (required).
Minimum Work Experience
2 years extensive experience treating infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special healthcare needs in a variety of settings including sedation and general anesthesia (required). Hospital training and experience preferred. Pediatric dental education experience at the graduate level preferred.
Knowledge of current principles, methods, and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in the area of expertise.
Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
Ability to function independently in evaluating patient problems and developing a plan for patient care.
Ability to supervise, advice, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
Required Licenses/ Certifications
Ability to obtain an unrestricted dental license in the District of Columbia (required).
Fully licensed and credentialed attending staff category physician on the medical staff of Children’s National Medical Center (required).
AAPD Board Certification- Board certified in Pediatric Dentistry (required).
Board certification in relevant secondary specialty (preferred).
Children’s National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
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.