Job Description

  • Req No.
    2019-2445
    Location
    US-CA-La Habra
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Department
    Dental
    Schedule
    32 hrs/wk (M-T-W-F 8am to 5pm)
  • 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

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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