Full-Time Dental Office Specialist
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Our mission at Apicha Community Health Center is to improve the health of our community and to increase access to comprehensive primary care, preventive health services, mental health, and supportive services. We are committed to excellence and to providing culturally competent services that enhance the quality of life. We advocate for and provide a welcoming environment for underserved and vulnerable people, especially Asians and Pacific Islanders, the LGBT Community and individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
We are currently seeking a Dental Office Specialist for our Jackson Heights location
Position Summary: The Dental Office Specialist will be responsible to Schedule appointments, complete insurance verification, pre-authorizations and follow-up on dental inquires.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; Experience Minimum one (1) year of clinical work dental assisting; Basic CPR (BLS) Certification; Experience in hospital or community health center preferred; Bilingual preferred (Spanish, Hindi, Bangla, Urdu); Medical/Dental Software: eClinicalWorks; Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; Ability to communicate dental procedures and terminology with dental team and patient; Engaged in learning and continuous quality improvement; Excellent customer service skills are required; Responsive and comfortable working in the fast-paced, high accountability environment; Upholds and is willing to work with and/or care for a person in line with the mission and goals of Apicha CHC which are sensitive to race, gender, sexual orientation, English competency, immigration status, religion or socio-economic status; Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period; Ability to hear within normal range; Ability to see within normal range; Finger and hand dexterity to manipulate objects; Noise level is moderate; Possible exposure to virus, disease, and infection from patients and specimens