Dental Receptionist Job Description

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The Dental Receptionist is responsible for assisting the medical/dental department in the proper management of patient flow, including answering calls, scheduling appointments, and assisting patients.

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We are looking to hire a personal front office Dental Receptionist to ensure that our Dental patient's appointments are appropriately scheduled, rescheduled, or canceled depending on the needs of the patient the front office Dental receptionist's responsibilities include entering patient information onto our data system, answering patients questions, follow and record incoming and outgoing Lab cases. Also, promote online reviews and patients' positive feedback on their experience with our team. To be a successful front office Dental Receptionist, you should be able to organize and maintain patients waiting for areas and front desk areas. ultimately a top-performing front-office Dental Receptionist will perform all duties in a manner that ensures the efficient running of dental practice by communicating with the rest of the team. promoting the brand and technologies and services we provide for our patients.

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We are seeking a Dental Receptionist to join our team! This position is responsibleforoperformingm a variety of reception, clerical and billing duties; such as; answering and screening phone calls and taking messages, scheduling patient appointments, checking in patients, obtaining billing information, providing patient account assistance, and maintaining and filing dental charts.

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The Dental Receptionist is responsible for performing front office functions including telephone activities, patient appointment scheduling, patient registration, computer data entry, collection of payments, and maintaining patient records systems in a manner that promotes quality patient service.

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The Dental Receptionist is, generally, the first point of contact for a patient seeking care in a dental clinic and shares responsibility with other staff for providing a satisfying experience for patients and other customers. The Dental Receptionist fields a wide range of questions about the operations of a clinic facilitates the process of appointing the patient for care and collects payments for non-covered services at the point of service. To a large degree, the efficient use of resources in a dental clinic is determined by the effectiveness of scheduling patients. The Dental Receptionist is the position where the day-to-day execution of the clinic’s scheduling process takes place.

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The Dental Receptionist receives visitors or patients, ascertains their needs, and directs them accordingly. Answers telephones, make appointments, and performs other related reception area duties. Adheres to the Corporate Compliance program, by reporting improper or unethical conduct, and violation of applicable laws, regulations, or program requirements.

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We are currently seeking a full-time Dental Receptionist.

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The Dental Receptionist is the first point of contact for patients and the community. This position is responsible for general receptionist duties, completing financial assessments, and preparation of patient charts.

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The Dental Receptionist is responsible for providing excellent customer service while performing front office duties for the clinics. This includes greeting patients in a positive and friendly manner, answering all incoming phone calls, appointment setting, updating patient information, verifying eligibility for the Health Care Cost Containment System or other patient payment sources, collecting payment from patients, and other clerical duties. The Dental Receptionist works as a team and is principally responsible for the first contact with patients to assure optimal patient flow. The Dental Receptionist reports directly to the Front Office Supervisor.

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The Dental Receptionist acts as the first point of contact for the office.

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Frequently asked questions

What makes a good dental receptionist?

The role of a dental receptionist is to manage the front desk and administrative tasks in a dental office or clinic. Some of the key duties of a dental receptionist may include:

Greeting patients and scheduling appointments

Answering phones and responding to patient inquiries

Maintaining patient records and filing paperwork

Verifying insurance coverage and processing payments

Coordinating with dental assistants and hygienists to ensure efficient patient flow

Keeping the waiting area clean and organized

Communicating with dental suppliers and vendors to manage inventory and supplies

Maintaining confidentiality of patient information.

What makes a good dental receptionist?

Some qualities that make a good dental receptionist include:

Excellent communication skills: A dental receptionist should be able to communicate effectively with patients, coworkers, and other stakeholders.

Strong organizational skills: A dental receptionist should be able to manage appointments, records, and paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.

Attention to detail: A dental receptionist should have excellent attention to detail to ensure that patient records and billing information are accurate.

Knowledge of dental terminology and procedures: A dental receptionist should have a basic understanding of dental terminology and procedures to effectively communicate with patients and coworkers.

Customer service skills: A dental receptionist should be able to provide excellent customer service to patients and ensure that they have a positive experience at the dental office.

Multitasking ability: A dental receptionist should be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, and managing paperwork.

Empathy: A dental receptionist should be able to empathize with patients and make them feel comfortable in the dental office.

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