With more than 400,000 patients throughout our 50+ practice locations in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and a built-in specialty referral network to more than 30 specialists, Willamette Dental Group has been a leader in preventive and proactive dental care since 1970. What makes this multi-specialty group practice unique, and better, is a commitment to proactively facilitating the best possible health outcomes.
As a member of the Willamette Dental Group team, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We are a performance based culture and offer a generous and comprehensive benefit package. Among the many amenities we offer are medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and a robust wellness program.
Additionally, we offer a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match, tuition assistance, discounted monthly Trimet pass, and much more. Our Hillsboro, Oregon Administrative Headquarters are conveniently located in the growing Orenco Station neighborhood, just blocks from the MAX stop and within easy walking distance to many local shops and restaurants.
The Health & Safety Program Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of regulatory and policy compliance including but not limited to employee and patient health and safety. The Program Manager must have or develop comprehensive knowledge of applicable laws and best practices, including federal and state OSHA regulations, state dental practice act provisions, CDC, FDA, infection control, personal protective equipment, MSDS, medical and hazardous waste management regulations and other sources of law and best practice. The Program Manager shall assist in training of employees to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state health and safety regulations and conduct regular visits to the dental offices for training, auditing, safety committee management and compliance activity in connection with the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Essential Position Functions
Non-Essential Position Functions
Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety & Health or other related field and 3 – 5 years’ related work experience (preferably in the dental field performing technical health and safety work) OR equivalent combination of education and experience which will provide the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Clinical training as a dental assistant or hygienist preferred. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The work is primarily performed while sitting and/or standing, but will require occasional walking, bending, stooping and carrying light items such as papers, books, or other supplies. The incumbent uses a computer and other standard office equipment to complete tasks.