Health Care District of Palm Beach County

  • Dental Registration Specialist (Bilingual Preferred)

    Posted Date 5 months ago(3/30/2018 12:50 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1115
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-FL-Lantana
    Category
    Primary Care Clinics
  • Overview

    The position is responsible for maintaining the non-medical functions of the dental office which includes scheduling patients, maintaining reports, and all other administrative tasks.

     

     

    DESCRIPTION

    Responsibilities

    Accepts and returns calls from patients and vendors.

     

    Sends out patient reminders for scheduled oral health care.

     

    Uses office equipment, such as telephones, computers, fax machines and scanners.

     

    Performs impeccable office manners and interpersonal skills.

     

    Maintains a professional and friendly disposition with clients at all times.

     

    Processes billing adhering to procedures.

     

    Verifies patient’s demographic information for processing.

     

    Ensures confidentiality and security of patient information.

     

    Schedules, maintains and updates patient appointments.

     

    Maintains patient records and documentation including lists of medications, allergies, treatments, dental plans, X-rays, and current insurance plan.

     

    Maintains and collects co-pays, cash, and enters information for reconciliation with the finance department on a daily basis.

     

    Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural. Additionally, incumbents are required to perform emergency response and management duties for Palm Beach County as required.

    Qualifications

    Education: 

    High School Diploma or GED required.

    Experience: 

    Three (3) to five (5) years of prior experience in a dental health care/medical setting preferred. Excellent customer service and knowledgeable in general administrative work essential. 

    Certification:

    Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

     

    The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.

     

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