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Dental Assistant/Front Desk

Company: CAN Community Health
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

CAN Community Health one of the nation's largest providers of HIV Services has an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant/Front Desk at our Sarasota, FL dental clinic. We are looking for someone who is passionate about serving the needs of individuals impacted by HIV and other infectious diseases. You will become part of our professional team that drives home our Company's Mission and Values. We offer good quality of life with an excellent schedule, competitive pay with a bonus plan, premiere benefits package with a retirement plan with a generous company matching contribution. We have received recognition in 2021, 2019, & 2018 NPT's Best Non-Profit to Work for Award.All new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status. CAN is a Drug-Free Workplace. All potential hires will be required to take and clear a pre-employment drug screen upon job offer. You can find out more about us by visiting our website at Apply Today!Salary Range: $22.00 per hour based on experience. Statement of Purpose: Under general supervision, provides a range of clinical, administrative, and staff support to a dental service operation. Assists in the performance of dental and radiography procedures; prepares and maintains dental equipment and supplies in accordance with established protocol, procedures, policies and standards, and assists in the coordination of day-to-day patient administration, record management and office support activities.Primary Tasks: Dental Assistant/Front Desk

  • Greets and directs all dental patients in a prompt, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Professional and effectively answers and routes all telephone calls.
  • Collects payments for dental visits and account balances.
  • Accurately enters all payments in the electronic EMR software.
  • Accurately enters and maintains insurance information for patients in the EMR system.
  • Verifies patient's demographics at each visit.
  • Coordinates patient transportation if needed.
  • Provides chair side assistant to dentist in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, endodontic, prosthetic, and/or oral surgical procedures.
  • Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, and sets up dental equipment, ensures that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established clinic guidelines and standards.
  • Monitors and maintains dental equipment.
  • Develops and processes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols.
  • Follows and maintains all relevant federal, state, and institutional regulations, guidelines, policies, and standards for the provision of dental clinical services.
  • Orders and maintains inventories of dental clinic supplies.
  • Interacts with and processes dental clinic patients; including educating and communicating the process of HIV disease and its treatment and escorting patients to dental clinic and advising dentist of patients appointment.
  • Maintains dental laboratory slips and creates and maintains dental records in accordance with established protocol and procedures.
  • Ensures confidentiality is maintained regarding patient/client information in accordance with HIPAA, professional and departmental standards.
  • Promotes and practices CAN Community Health, Inc.'s mission and values and follows its policies and procedures.Secondary Tasks: Dental Assistant/Front Desk
  • Cooperates with and assist other team members

    Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required: Dental Assistant/Front Desk
  • Ability to ensure maintenance of dental equipment.
  • Skilled in x-ray and film development techniques.
  • Knowledge of sterilization techniques.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements
  • Ability to fabricate cosmetic temps.
  • Ability to document treatment plans with estimated costs.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to use computer software and EMR programs.
  • Possess ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Proficient with scheduling programs.Education/Professional: Dental Assistant/Front DeskCertified Dental Assistant or EFDA with High School Diploma or EquivalentValid Driver's licenseExperience: Dental Assistant/Front DeskThree-years of direct clinical practice.Surgical and four-handed experience preferred.Physical Requirements: Dental Assistant/Front Desk1. Neat, professional appearance.2. MEDIUM- Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Involves sitting, standing and walking.3. Requires expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word, visual and auditory acuity. Machines/Equipment, Tools Used: Dental Assistant/Front DeskComputerAll dental tools and technologyOther business office equipmentOther Duties: Dental Assistant/Front DeskPlease note this job inscription is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Responsible to: DentistCAN is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable lawPI180154553

Keywords: CAN Community Health, Sarasota , Dental Assistant/Front Desk, Other , Sarasota, Florida

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