Altima Dental
  • 31-Oct-2017 to 30-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Hamilton, ON, CAN
  • Part Time

Altima Dental has one of the largest networks of dental centres in Canada. The company services over 300,000 patients through its 50+ practices and we are growing!  It is more than just another job; it is an opportunity to embark on a dental career with a difference! Come join a great team!

 

Our location in the Hamilton, Ontario seeks a dynamic individual; warm, friendly, ambitious and professional Level II Dental Assistant/Patient Coordinator. You are committed to further developing your career within a Group Dental Practice where passion for providing best in class oral healthcare is a number 1 priority! You'll join a team of professionals in offering a new level of excellence in patient care.

NOTE: Must be available to work a minimum of 2 evenings per week and 2 Saturdays per month

  • This position is ideal for a Dental Assistant wanting to develop business skills and is seeking more a challenging role.
  • You are enthusiastic and have the will to do what it takes to learn!!  
  • Potential to transition to FULL-TIME within 6 months

Level II Dental Assisting Duties:

  • Assist the doctor, educate patients, communicate effectively with patients, families and other team members.
  • Maintain equipment, inventory and ensure proper infection control and X-Ray safety.
  • Promotes a safe, pleasant, and harmonious environment for staff, doctor, and patients.

Dental Reception Duties:

  • The Patient Coordinator/Dental Assistant, reports to the Dental Centre Manager and is responsible for a variety of reception, accounting, data entry record keeping & dental assisting duties.
  • Schedules patient appointments to meet daily and weekly practice goals, handles patient finances, maintains patient records and coordinates patient flow.
  • Effective appointment scheduling to meet daily and weekly practice goals, handles patient finances, maintains patient records and coordinates patient flow, account collections.
  • Manages dental benefits and financial plans to help patients afford the dentistry they need.
  • Promotes a safe, pleasant, and harmonious environment for staff, doctor, and patients. 
  • Directly contributes to the success and profitability of the office through effective appointment scheduling, accounts collections and outstanding patient service.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • HARP approved
  • 1+ years of experience as a Dental Assistant
  • Dental administration experience preferred
  • Proficiency in computers
  • Dentrix knowledge would be an asset
  • Great attitude, commitment and willingness to learn
  • Flexible availability to be able to work evenings and weekends

  

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. All resumes will be kept on file for twelve months. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Altima Healthcare welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If accommodation is needed in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format please e-mail a request to hr@altima.ca.

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