Special Projects Coordinator - Dental Center

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 64264

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the WellSpan Medical Group Practice Administrator and the General Residency Program Director – Dentistry works with System and community stakeholders to coordinate the WellSpan Dental Residency Expansion grant project. This position will be at the forefront in developing and implementing the mission and vision of the project.  This position is dependent on the Health Resources Service Administration Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry grant funding and is expected to end June 30, 2025.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

1.  Establishes multi-stakeholder ad hoc team and sub-committees as needed to plan project.

2.  Works with team to develop mission and vision for the project.

3.  Researches other communities’ work and innovative models to inform ad hoc team work.

4.  Engages and coordinates technical assistance as appropriate.

5.  Develops and implements work plan for the initiative with measurable goals and objectives, activities and timeline under the guidance of the ad hoc team.

6.  Monitors program activities and, where appropriate, provider participation, recording, reporting and analyzing statistical data, including financial data.

7.  Provides training in topics such as community dental health and other grant-related topics to internal and external partners.

8.  Manages budget and expenses related to grant-funded and non-grant funded program costs.

9.  Establishes meetings and communication mechanisms between ad hoc group and WellSpan key leaders and other workgroups, building relationships and involving team members in the project.

10.  Continually evaluates progress and affects change as needed to improve. 

11.  Identifies funding sources to support initiative until it is self-sustaining.

12.  Facilitates the development of an infrastructure that is sustained past the duration of the initial project start-up.



  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 - 5 years Project Management Experience
  • Minimum Education:
    • Master’s Degree
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Healthcare, Project Management, Communications, Community Collaboration, Dentistry, Dental Public Health
  • Skills:
    • Ability to work across organizational boundaries; excellent human relations and oral/written communication and facilitation skills; ability to build consensus and work with diverse populations; strong leadership and project management skills; proficient in the use of basic computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)