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Associate Program Director – Dental Residency - Canton, OH, USA

Job Description

Associate Program Director – Dental Residency Program

Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital (CCMH) is currently seeking candidates for an Associate Program Director of our Dental Residency Program.  The program, founded in 2007, trains five residents per year in a one or two-year rotation.

Candidates must possess a DDS or DMD degree, have completed post-doctoral training in dentistry and be eligible for State of Ohio Dental Licensure and applicable hospital credentialing. Prior experience in teaching, community-based care, and demonstration of scholarly activity are strongly preferred.

The Associate Program Director (APD) will have multiple levels of support and engagement with the Program Director, Director of Medical Education, Core Faculty, Office Manager, and administrative staff.  The APD will provide administrative oversight and clinical/didactic instructorship, and will have various committee responsibilities.  Coordinating the disciplines of dentistry for efficient and effective clinical operations is important, utilizing prospective and retrospective audits of both hospital and direct dental/medical records.  Creating best practices for an educational experience for the residents and for the assessment of the continuing education of dental staff is an imperative.

Employment with CCMH offers outstanding benefits along with robust resources for professional development including leadership, education, and management tracks.  Through these opportunities, the APD will have the chance to interface with an internationally respected collegial team of physicians with a multitude of training backgrounds.  Our robust benefit package goes far beyond a competitive salary. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you will enjoy the best healthcare available, tail coverage, retirement matching, relocation, and education allowances, and many other benefits.

Benefits of living in Canton, Ohio:

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Historic sites and museums
  • Art and music district
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park for multiple outdoor activities
  • Quick access to Akron-Canton Airport for ease of travel
  • About an hour south of Cleveland and 20 mins from Akron
  • Travel from Canton is convenient with access to several major highways and airports located nearby in Akron-Canton, Cleveland and Pittsburgh
  • Access to the best in healthcare in a largely suburban community
  • Low cost of living  
  • Excellent school systems - both private and public
  • A great place to raise a family

Located in Northeast Ohio, Stark County is a great place to live and work; offering the benefits of being close to major cities, but having a small-town feel.

Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital became a full member of the Cleveland Clinic health system on February 2, 2021. Founded in 1908, the Catholic faith-based hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and operates a 476-bed hospital in Canton with outpatient locations in Alliance, Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, Massillon, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. Mercy also has a growing hospital-owned provider network - Mercy Professional Care Corporation - that offers primary care and specialty care physician practices.

Since 1921, Cleveland Clinic has been committed to the improvements in patient care, enhancements in medical education and breakthroughs in medical research. Continuing the world-renowned tradition of Cleveland Clinic, our physicians excel at the diagnosis and treatment of medical problems that are complex or difficult to treat.

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Employer: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Location: Canton, OH, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Dentistry
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