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Apr 01, 2021
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
SUMMARY: The Dental Front Desk Support/Receptionist works as part of the dental and/or medical office team performing necessary clerical duties to prepare patients for the Check In/Out, Registration, Eligibility and Scheduling process. Also responsible for answering telephones and gathering third party payment information, recording charges, and collecting payments. QUALIFICATIONS: • High School Diploma or GED. • Bilingual- English/Spanish is required. • Two years of customer service experience preferred. • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Responsible for greeting patients and visitors, answering telephone calls in a courteous and professional manner, address questions and route calls accordingly. 2. Schedule clinic appointments at patient check out and by phone. 3. Always ensure patient confidentiality. 4. Observe patients in the waiting room and report any apparent illness or distress to clinical staff. 5. Responsible for maintaining the patients’ demographic information and insert new/updated clinical and administrative documentation in charts. 6. Assist in maintaining a smooth patient flow throughout the clinic. 7. Ensures that patients are advised on the sliding fee scale and makes adjustments accordingly. 8. Gathers third party payment information, records charges, and bills patients for services provided as indicated on the encounter form. 9. Processes the charge entry into the Electronic Medical Records system. 10. Responsible for handling cash - patient payments. 11. Performs other duties as assigned. 12. All Health Center staff members have emergency and disaster response responsibilities. Participates in all safety programs which may include assignment to an emergency response team.