Jan 10, 2022

Dental Administration Coordinator - Mobile Dental

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Dental Administrative Coordinator for the Mobile Dental Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hours

Shift: 8 hour, Days

Job Summary:

The dental front office is responsible for opening the clinic and providing front office support services in English and Spanish to the dental program, patients, and staff. This position reports to the Manager of Dental Operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Opens clinic, greets adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, provides professional phone support in English and Spanish, screens calls and walk-ins, registers patients and provides proper assistance with paperwork, collects co-pays.
  • Schedules and confirms appointments.
  • Maintains patient and financial records according to policy and procedures of the Dental Clinic.
  • Initiate and maintain medical/dental records, files, archives etc.
  • Performs dental software functions with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Facilitates bi-lingual interpretation and communication for dental clinic(s).
  • Confirms insurance eligibility and assists uninsured clients in enrollment in the insurance or entitlement funded program for which they may be eligible.
  • Assists the patient in understanding the instructions of the health care providers through interpretation.

Skills :

  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Basic typing, word processing, and computer skills.
  • Use of business phones and office machines.
  • Filing and office organization.
  • Creates and supports a welcoming and friendly service oriented environment for patients, families and co-workers.
  • Demonstrates commitment to team objectives.
  • Sensitive to cultural diversity and needs of financially frail.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Experience : Experience in medical/dental office insurance billing.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education : Associate's Degree

Experience : 2 years of recent experience in clerical, billing and computer posting in a dental setting.

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Dental Hygienist

Req ID: R339378