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Dental Assistant Job in Atlanta, GA 30331
(Job ID: 406756)



Atlanta, GA 30331



May 18, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


#406756 ACTIVE


HEALing Community Center


Classification: Full Time - Salary?? Salary Range: Negotiable within an established range? Job Location: Atlanta, GA? ?Summary/Objective?? Assists dentist, sets up equipment, prepares patients for treatment, and keeps records. Provide courteous, unbiased, and professional service to patients and assist other clinic staff as required. Reliability and a strong work ethic combined with great communication skills are a must, as well as familiarity with all necessary office equipment, software, and procedures.? Also, front desk experience will be needed, with Dentrix experience. Essential Functions? • Prepares patient, sterilizes, or disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials, and assists dentist during dental procedures.? • Records treatment information in patient records.? • Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays.? • Records a patient’s medical and dental histories and vital signs.? • Assists dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.? • Provides postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.? • Orders and monitors dental supplies and equipment inventory.? • Fabricates temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions.? • Makes preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.? • Pours, trims, and polishes study casts.? • Cleans and polishes removable appliances. ? • Facilitates the scheduling, canceling, and rescheduling of patient appointments and communicates changes to staff as needed. • Assist with registration and scheduling appointments at health fairs, outreach programs, and other offsite events. • Coordinates with back-office staff to ensure for the timely and efficient flow of patients to the providers. • Serves as call center personnel by answering calls, forwarding calls, making reminder calls to patients; and taking messages as appropriate for executive staff. • Register and create EHR chart for new patients: assist patient in completion of necessary forms and consents; review patients’ intake forms to ensure completeness. • Scan patient documents into EHR system; process inter-office documents and prepare for clinical department. • Communicate with dental professionals and insurance company personnel to expedite patient eligibility into program and verify patient insurance coverage prior to patient appointment to determine eligibility. • Verify household income information, Medicaid/managed care eligibility and selection of FQHC as primary care provider, when applicable. • Request and record all co-payments, and any monies past due; safeguard cash and checks from collected payments. The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.? Performs other related duties as directed by supervisor? ?Competencies? Instructing, service orientation, monitoring, social perceptiveness and critical thinking.? Education and Experience? High School Graduate? Certificate from an accredited dental assistant program? 1-2 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience?

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