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Secretary Dental Office

Company: Common Spirit
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:


Founded at the rise of the AIDS Crisis in 1986, the CARE Center is Long Beach's largest and oldest HIV medical and support services provider, serving over 1800 clients. CARE provides a comprehensive range of onsite HIV services in the context of a one-stop multidisciplinary care and service center. CARE is designated by the County of Los Angeles as a PrEP Center of Excellence, and St. Mary Medical Center is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality. Click here to learn more https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical/services/care-center

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.


The Secretary is responsible for the day to day functions and communication of the CARE Dental Clinic front office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, scheduling patient appointments, reminder calls, recalls and follow-ups. Assists with referrals, authorizations, and insurance eligibility screening. Maintains up-to-date chart information, including patient demographics, financial and insurance details, and lab documentation. Processes new patient referrals, maintains log books, and participates in continuous quality improvement activities. Provides support to Dental Clinic staff, other CARE departments, and assists with further assignments as required. Must have two years of experience working as dental receptionist. Cross trained with back office a plus.


Minimum Requirements:

* Minimum of two years' experience working as a dental receptionist

* Medical terminology preferred.

* Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills preferred.

* High School Diploma or equivalent.

Keywords: Common Spirit, Long Beach , Secretary Dental Office, Healthcare , Long Beach, California

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