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Dental Receptionist

Company: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Dental Receptionist is primarily responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to the development and maintenance of dental records. As a member of the team, the dental receptionist will demonstrate knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with the patients, families, and visitors of all age groups while being sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs. Job Responsibilities:Communicate effectively with patientsAnswer clinic telephones and schedule appointments for patient visitsRegister all patients upon arrival at the clinic in a timely mannerCompile dental and medical histories on all new patientsCollect fees from patients upon receipt of services and records payments accordinglyServes as overseer of the dental center's recordsBalance end of day reports, prepares bank deposits, and maintains accurate information for cash on handWillingly attends continuing education in-service workshopsFiles insurance claims, performing follow-up functions as needed; responsible for posting of payments to the patients' accountsMaintains the waiting room in proper order, presenting a neat and clean appearance at all timesAccepts sliding fee applications and verifies accuracy of informationMaintains files of the status of all applications, and enters sliding fee information into the computerConsistently demonstrates the ability to meet deadlinesRequisition office supplies as necessaryPrepares clinic for operation by turning on lights, unlocking doors, turning on computers, faxes, copiers, etc.Assist the Manager as requested

Maintains prompt and regular attendanceVerify timecard at the end of each pay periodPerforms related work, as assigned Job Requirements:High school diploma or GEDBasic computer and typing skillsDemonstrate good written and oral communication skills in order to prepare reports and follow-upAt least one year of similar work experienceAbility to multi-task while working under pressure, meeting deadlines and answering telephones Physical and Other Requirements:Continuously listen, visualize and have dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability for simple grasping and speed work.Demonstrate positive personal attributes such as professionalism, honesty, and integrityConscientious of maintenance and appearance of Health centerFrequently sit, squat, reach and use both right and left forearm rotation and walkOccasionally kneel, twist, have ability to grasp firmly, lift and carry, push and pull in excess of 10 lbs.

Keywords: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc, Hattiesburg , Dental Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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