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Dental Assistant / Care Coordinator - Virtual Dental Home

Vista Community Clinic La Habra, CA
  • Posted: 14 days ago
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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. Coordinate 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. Assists with patient care and treatment in the community setting such as schools and preschools. 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 and register for program services, including to obtain consent Assist with collecting and recording electronic data Assist with taking and labeling dental radiographs and intraoral photos Coordinate 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 outcome data for a and meet periodically with personnel from site and additional evaluators Minimum High School Diploma Dental Assistant Certificate RDA Certificate Preferred Bilingual English/Spanish Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities Must be comfortable working with schoool and preschool age children Must be flexible to travel locally to sites Ability to work in a fast paced environment and maintain professional composure and demeanor multiple priorities and projects simultaneously Knowledge about enrolling patients in health plans in the county preferred, but not required Ablity to communicate effectively orally and written with staff and patients Ability to apply patient management and time management skills Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years

Vista Community Clinic

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La Habra, CA
90631 USA

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