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Dental Patient Treatment Coordinator

The Office of Clinical Affairs Los Angeles, California

Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best.

Dentists and dental hygienists are consistently viewed as some of the most trusted and respected professionals that serve the public, and our graduates are part of the reason. The Ostrow School of Dentistry not only educates excellent clinicians but also produces professionals who earn their patients’ trust with unyielding commitment to exemplary ethical standards. Our graduates also earn the respect of their colleagues, taking active leadership roles in the organized dentistry community from local to international levels.

The Office of Clinical Affairs is looking to bring on a candidate who is eager to jump in and get started. This position will require being able to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks at a time. This will be a temporary Fixed-Term 6-month assignment only.

Job Accountabilities:

Performs a variety of tasks associated with the dental management system, such as patient registration, insurance authorization and/or verification, and patient scheduling. Works closely with patients and dentists to arrange comprehensive treatment planning. Schedules patient appointments and monitors patient flow.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Education: Associate's Degree

Preferred Experience: 3 years

Knowledge of dental management software, particularly axiUm. Experience working with basic contracts. Working knowledge of MS Office, particularly word, Excel PowerPoint and outlook.

Skills: Administrative:

Answer telephones

Assemble and organize numerical data

Clinical documentation

Communicate with others to gather information

Customer service

Gather data

Maintain filing systems

Prioritize different projects

Read handwritten text

Schedule appointments

Understand and apply policies and procedures

Use database and/or word processing software


Minimum Education: High school or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Demonstrated experience in dental management and dental secretarial assistance. Working knowledge of HIPAA compliance. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal customer service, and telephone skills. Demonstrated ability to multi-task. Working knowledge of dental terminology and PPO and Denti-Cal and health insurance. Ability to work scheduled evening and weekend shifts. Demonstrated team-oriented and collaborative work style. Demonstrated experience in a high volume, fast paced environment.


REQ20053905 Posted Date: 12/13/2017

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