Dental Assistant, Receptionist

Dr. Griffin   Oakmont, PA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on March 15, 2020

Dental Assistant/Receptionist Needed

General Tasks:

The positions primary responsibility is to prepare the examination rooms for appointments by sterilizing instruments and ensuring all necessary equipment is ready for the dentist. He or she will also assist the dentist during procedures by handing them instruments and anticipating needs throughout the appointment. The dental assistant/receptionist may also be responsible for greeting patients as they arrive, submitting billing details to the insurance company and scheduling the patients next appointment before they leave the clinic.

Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Update and maintain client's dental records
  • Take and process X-rays of patients
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Take billing and insurance details from patients

Requirements

  • Experience preferred, but not required. Willing to train the right candidate. Skills and qualifications also include:
  • Patient communication skills to ensure patients feel comfortable during their appointment as well as well-informed about treatment and dental wellness
  • Technical and troubleshooting skills to work with a variety of dental, scheduling and other organization software in the office
  • Organization skills enable these professionals to keep their workspace clean to ensure patients, dentists and other assistants are safe and healthy while working
  • Knowledge of dental instruments (preferred but not required)
  • Prior experience administering dental X-rays