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Care Coordinator-Virtual Dental Home

Vista Community Clinic La Habra, CA
  • Posted: October 16, 2019
  • Full-Time
Overview

Vista Community Clinic is a private, non-profit, multi-specialty outpatient clinic providing care in a comprehensive, high quality setting. Located in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties, we work to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services. We are looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who want to make a difference in the community. Our competitive compensation and benefits program includes health, dental, vision, company-paid life, flexible spending accounts and a 403(B) plan, for eligible employees. VCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

The Care Coordinator assists the Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in many aspects of patient care and treatment in community settings such as schools and preschools.

 

  • Assist as needed with patient care activities to include scheduling, confirmation telephone calls, retrieving/dispensing electronic charts, data input, arranging and following up on referrals, and providing oral health education as directed by the RDH
  • Assist with explaining to patients, parents, caregivers and agency staff, the virtual Dental Home System of Care policies/procedures as realted to dental treatment, and research
  • Assist clients to enroll in oral health care coverage or insurance
  • Assist clients to register for program services including obtaining consent
  • Assist with collecting and recording electronic data
  • Assist with taking and labeling dental radiographs and intraoral photos
  • Arrange for follow-up care with participating dentists and document referral follow-up activities
  • Report supply needs and restock supplies in a timely manner according to established procedures
  • Work with the RDH to maintain dental equipment and comply with OSHA and infection control standards
  • Provide patient coordination including parent follow up calls
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and other staff events
  • Particpate in quality improvement activities
  • Provide outcome data for a and meet periodically with personnel from site and additional evaluators
  • Perform allother duties as assigned
Qualifications

Minimum

  • High School Diploma
  • Dental Assistant Certificate
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Preferred

  • RDA Certificate

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and maintain professional composure and demeanor
  • Basic knowledge of computers, internet use, MS Office and data entry skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge about enrolling patients in health plans in the county preferred, but not required
  • Ability to complete work assigned with limited supervision
  • Ablity to communicate effectively with staff and patients
  • Ability to write accurate and clear documentation
  • Ability to apply patient management and time management skills

Vista Community Clinic

Address

La Habra, CA
USA

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