Mammoth Hospital Dental Assistant / Front Office in Mammoth Lakes, California
The Dental Assistant/Front Office is responsible for performing assigned duties within his/her capabilities and under the supervision of the Clinic Manager. They will assist the dental physician and registered dental hygienist in specified aspects of patient treatment. The Dental Assistant/Front Office also performs front office duties and is responsible for professional and efficient operation of the admission/registration process, maintaining effective interaction with the public and hospital personnel.
What You'll Do:
Back Office Responsibilities
Works under the direct medical supervision of the dentist.
Preps patients for treatment.
Assists dentists during treatments.
Completes patient exams to include x-rays, prior to the dentists performing visual exams.
Prepares trays for treatments/procedures.
Processes instruments (completes cleaning and sterilization).
Supports and assists hygienists as needed.
Completes all patient related documentation in current EHR.
Works collaboratively with the front office to ensure patients are seen timely, H&P's are up to date and follow up appointments are scheduled.
Front Office Responsibilities
Opens and close front office according to procedure.
Performs Patient Access Representative related duties, as needed, to include: appointment scheduling, reminder calls, checking patients in and out.
Performs charge related functions, as directed by the Clinic Manager and/or Clinic Coordinator.
Directs patient complaints to Clinic Manager.
Who You Are:
Good interpersonal skills
Strong customer service skills
High school diploma or equivalent required.
State of California Registered Dental Assistant license preferred.
Two years Healthcare, Patient Access, or Dental Assistant experience preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
American Heart Association BLS certification preferred.
- Part-time, day shifts.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. An equal opportunity employer.