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Position: Practice manager

Reports to: Director of Dental Programs

Location: Belton and Harrisonville, Missouri

Classification: Exempt

Deadline: Until filled

Position Summary

The Practice Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation and staffing of the Cass County Dental Clinic.

  • Practice manager job description

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides Cass County Dental Clinic leadership and ensures that cross training has been done in the absence of Dental Clinic staff
    • Coordinates fee collection for efficiencies in the revenue cycle and understands how to utilize reports
    • Responsible for hiring staff and annual performance evaluations 
    • Coordination and scheduling of clinic employees to ensure appropriate staffing
    • Manages supplies and equipment for clinic
    • Arrange for building maintenance, equipment repairs and advises on the purchase of annual equipment and supplies inventories
    • Responsible for resolving any specific patient complaints
    • Responsible for processing and submitting accounts payable vouchers on the 9th and 24th of the month
    • Coordination of weekly staff meetings and activities within the Dental Clinic for staff
    • Assist with reports as required by the Coalition, Board and Funders
    • Processes bi-weekly payroll
    • Other projects as assigned

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, non-profit management or health care and 3 years of clinical operations or management experience preferred
    • Knowledge of practice management and fiscal accountability
    • Knowledge of Risk Management and Compliance
    • Familiar with Quality Assurance and must know how to implement quality measures
    • Must possess strong communication, interpersonal, organization, writing and project management skills. Must be detail oriented, accurate, have the ability to multi-task. 
    • Must possess computer skills with working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office Suite including Electronic Medical Records
    • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to relate with patients and other health care personnel
    • Should understand social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to ethnically and economically diverse patient-and employee-base
    • Willingness to educate patients and the community about oral health and the role of our safety net dental clinic
    • Commitment to expanding access to dental care for the underserved in Cass County and the surrounding areas
    • Experience in a community health or dental setting is preferred
    • Experience with Patterson dental software is preferred

     


Position: Full-time, Bilingual Dental Assistant

Reports to: Practice Manager

Location: Belton and Harrisonville, Missouri

Deadline: Until filled

Position Summary

Cass County Dental Clinic is looking for a full-time dental assistant to join our team! The right person will be compassionate, highly motivated and confident assisting on patients from birth through 20 years of age. A warm demeanor and ability to communicate with a diverse patient and team are a must! Must be hardworking, dependable, detail-oriented, and a team player.

  • > Dental Assistant job description

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Review medical history
    • Assess need for and acquire diagnostic digital x-rays (intraoral & panoramic)
    • Support the dentist's treatment recommendations, including explaining procedures, responding to parent questions, and obtaining consent
    • Provide chair-side assistance during dental procedures
    • Perform coronal polishing and apply fluoride varnish treatments
    • Type accurate and detailed clinical notes
    • Manage patient flow through excellent communication with teammates
    • Anticipate the needs of the dentist and dental hygienist
    • Maintain an adequate supply of dental materials and sundries while managing inventory, ordering, and supply budget
    • Ensure patient & employee safety through strict adherence to CDC and OSHA guidelines
    • Maintain patient confidentiality as required by HIPAA
    • Assures integration of patient education in all aspects of dental treatment

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Current CPR/BLS certification
    • Graduation from an accredited Dental Assisting program OR at least 1 year dental assisting experience
    • Bilingual in English & Spanish 

    Preferred, but not required:

    • Certificate in Dental Assisting
    • Permit to assist with & monitor Nitrous Oxide Analgesia
    • Expanded Functions in Restorative
    • Experience working with EagleSoft or similar

    Hours are Monday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. in Belton, Tuesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Belton, Wednesday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. in Harrisonville and Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Harrisonville.

    $14-17 per hour, based on experience and qualifications. Paid time off and SIMPLE IRA available. We are in the process of implementing health insurance.