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02/17/20 Dental Care Coordinator Needed-Kalamazoo

JOB TITLE: Dental Care Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Dental

REPORTS TO:   Dental Clinic Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

LOCATION: Alcott

POSITION SUMMARY:  

The Dental Care Coordinator serves in an expanded oral health role to collaborate with specialists, dental laboratories, members of the healthcare team and patients/families to ensure the delivery of quality, efficient and cost effective oral health services.  They collaborate with a staff dentist to coordinate plan of care with patient/family, as well as monitor, and evaluate all options with the goal of optimizing patient’s oral health status. They work with the clinical team internally and externally to utilize evidence based clinical guidelines, preventive guidelines and protocols to execute patient centered care plans.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Consults and communicates care objectives with dentists, specialists, dental laboratories and community resources to aid patient in achieving oral health goals.
  • Assesses the healthcare, education and psychosocial needs of the patient/family.
  • Identifies and maintains relationships with referral and community resources. 
  • Collaborates with dentists, patients, and the healthcare team, as well as community resources.
  • Triages and resolves concerns for patients calling in.
  • Provides resources and support related to referral process, including management of pre-authorizations from insurance companies.
  • Works with dentist to determine an individualized plan of care with targeted interventions, monitors patient and family’s response to plan of care and consults with clinical team if modifications may be needed.
  • Manages communication related to incoming and outgoing referrals.
  • Maintains required documentation for all case management activities.
  • Reviews current literature regarding engagement strategies, communication strategies and incorporates best practices into clinical setting.
  • Maintains records and enters information into database as required.
  • Collaborates with local emergency departments to reduce return visits to the ED for dental related conditions.
  • Works with and manages our most complex patients to assure timely access to care and following treatment plan. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrates customer focused interpersonal skills to interact in an effective manner with practitioners, interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients/families with diverse opinions, values as well as religious and cultural beliefs.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the dental field as a dental assistant.
  • Experience working in a dental front office and with dental insurance plans

 

Apply a the web address below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=726f2022-6a92-400a-8c35-ffee81e324bd&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter

 

02/17/20  Dental Assistant Needed-Kalamazoo

JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Dental

REPORTS TO:   Dental Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt

LOCATION: Alcott, Burdick-Kalamazoo

 POSITION SUMMARY:  

Responsible for increasing the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care, monitoring arrival time, and comfort of patients visit. Dental Assistants are valuable members of the dental care team. Performs tasks including assisting dentist, record keeping, and more descripted below

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Greet patients; monitor arrival time; escort patients, monitor patient flow at all times, and prep patients for treatment.
  • Responsible to prepare treatment rooms and materials according to policies and procedures; includes sterilization and disinfection of instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials.
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient (informs dentist).
  • Assists dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies.
  • Instructs patient in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Provides postoperative instructions and/or prescriptions prescribed by the dentist.
  • Records treatment information in patient records.
  • Schedules appointments.
  • Ensure proper treatment notes are recorded in patient chart.
  • Provide patient instructions and demonstrate when necessary. Ensures patient questions/concerns are thoroughly answered prior to patient leaving. 
  • Documents patient findings in medical record; including service(s) rendered, and entry of the correct service code.
  • Perform clinical procedures as practice act allows and as directed by dentist.
  • Post procedural follow up calls to patient as directed by the dentist.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of dental instruments, procedures and dental materials. Assists dentists or performs the following procedures under the guidance and instruction of the dentist.
  • Obtains and exposes dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Mix dental materials including but not limited to cement for cavity liners and bases, temporary fillings, and fillings. 
  • Prepare the materials for preliminary and final impressions for orthodontic appliances, mouth guards, bite splints, and bleaching trays.
  • Pour, trim and polish study casts, for dentures or any removable appliances. 
  • Cleans and polishes removable appliances, and fabricates temporary restorations.
  • Fabricate custom impressions trays from preliminary impressions, cleans, polishes removable appliances, and fabricates temporary restorations.
  • Place topical anesthetic.
  • Curing composite restorations as indicated by dentist.
  • Place gauze and surgical packs after surgical extractions.
  • Set up dental units for endodontic treatments.
  • Prepare the patient for the administration of nitrous oxide by the dentist.
  • Any other competency approved under delegation of duties for dental assistants under Michigan Dental and Public Health Code.
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments.
  • Responsible to ensure dental units are ready, stocked and clean.
  • Oversees cleanliness of the treatment room according to sterilization procedures.
  • Disinfects treatment rooms according to OSHA regulations.
  • Keeps trays, instruments and treatment room drawers organized.
  • Ensures that office sterilization procedures document is on display.
  • Promptly send out and monitor all dental laboratory cases.
  • Implements the preventative maintenance/cleaning schedule for dental equipment.
  • Maintains dental office emergency kits and nitrous and oxygen tanks.
  • Follows laboratory procedures according to office protocol.
  • Securely stores and handles patient records in compliance with state and federal requirements, including the HIPPA privacy and security regulations.
  • Accurately files patient information
  • Reviews next day schedule and ensures all necessary information for appointment is in the record.
  • Tracks cases and referrals to and from other doctors.
  • Assists in the administration of the recall system
  • Monitors inventory and order dental office supplies as needed.
  • Unpack supplies and store it as instructed.
  • Ensures that treatment rooms are stocked at all times.
  • Assists in other areas of the office when necessary (i.e., answering phones, completing insurance forms, etc.).
  • Attends and actively participates in team and facility-wide meetings as required.
  • Promotes team concept by interacting with others in the office.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrates customer focused interpersonal skills to interact in an effective manner with practitioners, interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients/families with diverse opinions, values as well as religious and cultural beliefs.

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

  • Must have high school diploma
  • One year certificate from college or technical school in Dental Assistant program is preferred
  • A minimum of three months related experience and/or training
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must become Certified X-Ray Technician within 90 days of starting position.

Apply at the web address below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=726f2022-6a92-400a-8c35-ffee81e324bd&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter

 

 

01/15/20 Full-Time Oral Surgery Assistant – Plymouth, Ann Arbor or Dexter  

Michigan Oral Surgeons seeks a full-time Oral Surgery Assistant to join our team.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm.  Competitive pay, health insurance, paid time off + other benefits are offered. We have four locations – Ann Arbor, Plymouth, Dexter & Adrian.  Your preferred location can be discussed. 

Please apply by clicking on the following link:

 https://karenandrewsgroup.applicantpool.com/jobs/410270.html   

 

 

01/02/20 Dental Assistant Needed-Canton

My office is looking for a Dental assistant able to assist in all phases of dentistry. From fillings, Root Canal, impressions, Orthodontics, Implants, to surgical, & non extractions, setting up trays, sterilizing instruments, and all other duties related to chair side assisting.
Looking for someone with Eagle software experience as well as insurance billing submissions, and has some front office experience!

Part time position. Hours of operation are: Tuesday-3-6, wed & Friday-9-5, every other Saturday-9-1

“Center for Oral Health” is located @ 3300 N. Lilley Rd. Canton, Michigan 48187 My contact # is 734-306-3194 as for Neeta.  email address: npetal59@aol.com
Looking to hire ASAP

 

 

 

12/09/19  Office Manager Needed

The Dr. Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (GBCHC) is seeking a Dental Manager who is passionate about improving oral healthcare for underserved and marginalized population The candidate will be committed to providing best-practice patient care and education. The Dental Manager position is critical to the growth of the organization and the ideal candidate must possess exemplary leadership skills and the ability to achieve high-volume patient services while meeting monthly goals and maintaining volunteer relationships.

Duties include:

•       Effective management of patient scheduling, specialty referral process
•       Oversight of staff productivity
•       Maintaining expense and purchasing records
•       Engage in patient outreach and organization promotion as needed
•       Ensure monthly targets are met
•       Foster a cohesive team environment among staff and volunteers
•       Demonstrate cultural competence, empathy, and the ability to serve a diverse patient base and operate in a diverse office environment.
•       Provide adequate training to new volunteers
•       Develop protocols and ensure compliance with industry standards; maintain appropriate patient documentation up to date scanning (Paperless office)
•       Complete administrative tasks and maintain patient records accurately with timely reporting
•       Demonstrate integrity and ethics in all job functions and in  supervision of staff and volunteers
•       Ensure the practice is in compliance by Continually build and sustain a joined leadership environment with Dentists
•       Must take ownership and act with a sense of urgency providing solutions to resolve issues equitably and ethically.
•       Strong computer skills, knowledge of Dentrix is required, and the ability to learn new programs
•       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment possessing excellent interpersonal and organizational skills establishing positive relationships to develop and lead            an engaged, productive team
•       Excellent communication skills; timely response to patient and volunteer inquiries (phone, email)
•       Must have chairside dental knowledge and experience, x-ray certification.

Interested applicants should send resume to jbrox@gbchc.org.  Due to the urgent need to fill the position, interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and interested applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP.  No applications will be accepted after December 13. Salary commensurate with experience beginning at $40,000 annually.. Questions, call 248-309-3752

 

 

 

11/19/19  Oral Surgery Assistant Needed-Livonia

We are a growing state of the art Oral Surgery practice.  We are looking forward to welcoming two new team members to our Livonia office.  This is an exciting opportunity for a dental assistant who is looking to advance themselves in the dental field. We will train the right dental assistant to become a state of the art oral surgery assistant.

*Dental experience required, minimum 1 year.

*Will train experience dental assistant to assist with oral surgery procedures.

*Must be skilled in taking X-rays / X-ray certification is a bonus.

*No smoking on the premises.

*Opportunity to become anesthesia certified.

The ideal candidate must have a friendly attitude, be willing to work diligently as part of an energetic team, have good communications skills and be dependable.

Benefits include: Friendly environment, paid vacation time, paid holidays, medical insurance, 401(k) with profit sharing, continuing education and uniform allowance.

We are excited to welcome a new full time team member to our practice!

Please E-mail (specializedsurgeons@yahoo.com) or Fax (248-888-0834) your resume to Kathy

 

 

 

11/13/19  Dental Assistant Needed: Saginaw

Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is currently seeking a Full-time Dental Assistant for providing support to the Dentist in the care and treatment of dental patients.  Prepares patients for dental treatment and assists the dentist chair-side in all clinical procedures. Expose, process and mounts x-ray films.  Maintains patient records and assists with operatory set-up and clean-up. 

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.  
  • Completion of a Dental Assisting program.  
  • RDA preferred. 
  • Radiology Certified.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package of medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, retirement, vacation and holiday pay.

Apply at  https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/GRE1033GLBHC or go to http://www.greatlakesbayhealthcenters.org/careers/

 

 

 

11/12/19  Dental Assistant Needed: Linden

Looking for a registered Dental Assistant for our Linden office. We have full and part time openings. Our office hours are Monday thru Wednesday 11am-7pm and Thursday 8am-3pm. We are open 1 Saturday a month from 8am-12pm. Position is available immediately. Pay flexible. Paid Holidays and dental benefits. Experience is a plus but not required. Knowledge of Eaglesoft is also a plus but not required.

Requirements:  RDA and X-ray certified

Please email or fax your resume to contact@drmcgarry.com or (810)-735-9004

 

 

Michigan Community Dental Clinics Inc.

A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of Dental Assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care for patients in a reduced stress, comfortable environment. An RDA assists the doctor, teaches patients how to care for their teeth, communicates effectively with patients, maintains equipment and inventory, and follows universal precautions and all OSHA and MIOSHA requirements to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff. As part of the overall clinical team, the RDA will assist all other staff members as required and available.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the doctor during treatment
  • Prepare patients for treatment
  • Take and develop x-rays
  • Take diagnostic impressions
  • Perform instrument sterilization and infection control
  • Dental polishing and restoration placement
  • Clean and stock operatory
  • Control inventory of clinical supplies
  • Fabricate provisional restorations
  • Inventory control of laboratory cases
  • Make clinical notes regarding patient treatment
  • Place and remove rubber dams
  • Apply sealants
  • Remove sutures
  • Place amalgam restorations
  • Take final impressions for indirect restorations
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Exceptional human relation skills
  • Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients, staff, and doctor even under pressure
  • Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to handle conflicts and get along with people
  • Knowledge of dentistry
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Exceptional verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Dentrix, and Internet.
  • Radiology licensure
  • Experience with autoclave, suction, hand pieces, panorex, TMJ film, processor, plasma arc light, amalgamator, ultrasonic, vacuum form machine, O2/N20, air compressor, model trimmer, vacuum pump, amalgam separator, and hydrim, stamatic