Dental Hygiene Patient Coordinator

Location: Baker College of Clinton Township
Compensation: Salary based on education, experience, and existing wage rates paid for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc. Full benefit package
Start Date: December 11, 2017

Reports To: Program Director
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week/52 weeks per year, some evening and weekend hours may be required
Application Deadline: November 20, 2017

Available To: All applicants

Baker College Professional Services, Inc. seeks to hire an individual to be assigned to the position of DENTAL HYGIENE PATIENT COORDINATOR (FULL-TIME) for the benefit of and to be located at Baker College of Clinton Township.

General Statement of Duties:

The primary job duties for this position includes patient scheduling and records maintenance, answering phones, greeting and assisting students and patients, and faculty support (per accreditation guidelines). The patient care coordinator is often the first representative of our Program to communicate with the public and other healthcare offices and practices. It is essential that this individual represents the Dental Hygiene Program and Baker College in a professional manner at all times.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university in medical office administration or a related field required; CDA, RDA or RDH degree preferred, and CPR certification
  • Extensive knowledge of dental terminology required
  • Understanding of OSHA and HIPAA policies as they relate to dental patient care
  • General knowledge of dental sterilizing units, and dental equipment and supplies
  • Must be knowledgeable in dental (Dentix) office management software , including appointment scheduling, patient charting and billing/payment procedures is essentia
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to lift and maneuver independently up to 25 lbs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Patient scheduling and records maintenance
  • Answering phones
  • Greeting and assisting students, patients and faculty support (per accreditation guidelines)
  • Assist with special projects and meetings, including Advisory Board, dental continuing education courses, and special presentations from health care professionals
  • Assist faculty with student tracking and patient requirements
  • Attend college-sponsored meetings and orientations
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email only by November 20, 2017 in care of:

Baker College Professional Services, Inc.-CT

Human Resource Department

E-mail: [email protected]

www.baker.edu

AA/EOE

Baker of Clinton Township’s combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available to anyone. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and three years’ worth of crime statistics for the school. This report is available online here. You may also request a paper copy from the Baker of Clinton Township Campus Safety office.

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