Dental Assistant Job Posting

DA
  Thursday, 17 January 2019

Dental Assistant in PalmettoPalmetto, Georgia 30268

  Thursday, 17 January 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

Description

This position is for a Front Office/Dental Assistant. Responsible for assisting dentist and back office staff in the practice of four-handed dentistry as needed. Scheduling and registering patients. Determining patient eligibility for sliding scale program. Calculating and collecting patient service revenue. Scanning patient information into EHR. Verifying current name, address, phone, and insurance coverage. Presenting dental treatment plan. Ensuring smooth patient flow at center. The position will be full time (4 days a week with 10 hour days). Principle responsibilities include: Answer phones, receive clients, and make appointments Verify patient demographic information Maintain smooth patient flow throughout clinic Present dental treatment plans to patients Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment for front office Collect all required patient revenue and balance all charges, payments, and adjustments at end of day Assist in four-handed TEAM dentistry as needed Sterilize instruments during heavy patient flow Provide coverage for CSR’s and dental assistants as needed due to staff absenteeism at either location Oversee provider schedule including reminder calls Perform other job-related duties as assigned Education High School Diploma or GED required Vocational School or some college courses preferred Work Experience/Skills Must have 3-5 years working experience in a field that requires continual customer contact Must be professional and organized as well as have excellent interpersonal skills Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required Knowledge of dental insurance preferred Knowledge of dental terminology preferred Job Type: Full-time