Clinical Coordinator-Riley Dental

IU Health


Amb Svc RH Dental Clinic

Active Full Time


1 - 2 years experience preferred

Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We're looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

Fantastic opportunity for an expert leader to grow professionally and take on a project management role!

University Pediatric Dentistry Associates, located on the IUPUI campus (Riley Children's Hospital), is seeking a team leader to act as the Clinical Coordinator.


This is a full-time role, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week. Hours will vary, with one late evening.

The position will provide leadership and mentoring of assigned staff. They will be responsible for the operations of the practice, specializing in the care of patients with special needs and acute medical conditions. They will also provide oversight of the inventory/equipment needs and laboratory services.

They will provide the coordination of the Dental MSA, lead all aspects of duties assigned to staff, coordinate staff/patient scheduling, and develop staff orientation/training.

The position ensures service delivery is consistent with established policy and procedures, accurate documentation by assigned staff, and compliance with regulatory requirements. They will ensure smooth patient flow, conduct patient rounding, and problem solve clinical issues; including but not limited to, patient/parent complaints, resident/faculty concerns, staff concerns and quality/safety issues.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a multi-doctor/multi-chair practice pediatrics environment with a completely paperless/EMR environment.


  • Detailed knowledge of instruments and requirements for each procedure
  • Understanding of accurate emergency procedures and how to perform necessary emergency tasks
  • Knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
  • Meet the physical demands of the position
  • Ability to read, write, hear, and communicate effectively in the English language
  • Previous experience in dental practice management or as dental team lead
  • Experience in a management role (3 or more years' experience preferred), or formal training/education in a leadership field of study
  • Obtain and maintain a certification with a professional dental organization
  • X-ray certification
  • Formal training/certification as an expanded dental assistant from an accredited dental education program
  • Perform expanded function dental assisting tasks
  • Work with medically, physically, and or mentally compromised patients
  • Skills in handling apprehensive or difficult to manage children who are present for dental examination and prophylaxis
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to run a diverse group of people and tasks
  • Requires functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, previous experience with electronic medical/dental records, and basic computer hardware knowledge
  • Requires ability to work as a member of a coordinated team and the desire to help co-workers whenever necessary/possible

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

Indiana University Health has more than 34,000 team members, including more than 3,600 physicians and 1,200 advanced practice providers, and we're home to the largest nursing network in Indiana with more than 9,000 nursing team members at over 800 sites of care.

Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive healthcare system with hospitals and specialties ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine one of the nation's largest medical schools gives patients access to groundbreaking research and innovative treatments, and it offers team members access to the latest science and the very best training advancing healthcare for all.

At IU Health, your personal and professional growth is a top priority. You will have access to many diverse opportunities to learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as advanced clinical training, leadership development, promotion opportunities and cross training development.

With 16 hospitals, including eight with Magnet designation and five with Pathways to Excellence designation, our team members are leading the way through excellence.

IU Health is invested in the lives of Hoosiers, leading the transformation of healthcare to make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.