Occ. Code 5357800
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES, M-7
DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES, M-8
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES
Incumbents of these titles create, implement, and enforce dental policies and procedures, investigate complaints and inquiries about dental services, and take responsibility for the maintenance and acquisition of dental equipment.
These positions are classified only at the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS).
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES: one position class; assists the Director in all aspects of his/her duties, including acting as his/her representative in liaison to other Regional Directors, and acting as his/her designee in his/her absence.
DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES: one position class; responsible for the delivery of dental care to all inmates in the custody of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
Dentists 3 and Dentists 4 function as general dental practitioners and administer institution dental programs. Such administrative activities are characterized by responsibility for performing employee counseling, consulting on acute dental conditions referred by subordinate dentists, coordinating dental services with other clinical specialties, training staff, preparing budget, and ordering and maintaining dental equipment and supplies.
Regional Public Health Dentists assist regional and local health officers in planning, implementing, supervising, and evaluating local dental health programs.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES
Conducts and reviews annual audits of dental units at all correctional facilities.
Ensures that Special Housing Unit (SHU) inmates at all facilities have access to quality dental care.
Chairs the Dental Review Committee.
Acts on behalf of the Director in investigating complaints or allegations of substandard care.
Responsible for maintenance of equipment and new equipment acquisition.
DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES
Coordinates and supervises the efforts of all Dentists, to assure the provision of adequate dental services for all inmates on a statewide basis.
Plans and executes programs for the recruitment and retention of dental personnel.
Serves as a dental services expert for DOCCS.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES
Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service as a Dentist 4 within the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
DIRECTOR, CORRECTIONAL DENTAL SERVICES
Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service as an Assistant Director Correctional Dental Services or two years as a Dentist 4 within the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.