Alamance County
  • 10-Oct-2017 to 09-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Health
  • Burlington, NC, USA
  • 10.00-12.00 Depending on experience
  • Hourly
  • Contract




 TYPE POSITION:                       Contract Part Time (24 hours per week)

LOCATION:                                  Burlington, NC

CLOSING DATE:                        Open until filled



ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:  Specific duties include working directly with clients to complete intake process in Dentrix Dental System, scheduling appointments and providing general assistance to clients.  This position is required to work closely with patient charts associated with clinic activities; generate and process electronic charts; send patient correspondence as necessary; send patient appointment reminders; gather confidential vital patient information and recording in patient electronic chart.   This position will provide coverage in all clerical areas and perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESGeneral knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.  General knowledge of and ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread. General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment. Ability to learn, follow and apply a variety of guidelines.  Ability to use a variety of office equipment. Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact. Ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond or route inquiries. Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines. Ability to gather and give information and instructions regarding the work process or procedures. Ability to balance and reconcile figures.  Ability to learn to use specialized office equipment.


ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Medium type work (exerting up to 50 lbs. of force) with physical abilities that include: climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing (for sustained periods of time), walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing.  Subject to repetitive motion of the wrist, hands, or fingers.  Require close visual acuity for job duties such as transcription, extensive reading, operating computer terminal and measurement devices; and ability to work outside and inside extreme environmental conditions.  May be exposed to blood or body fluids in performance of job duties.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:  N.C. driver's license and have access to a personal vehicle.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  One year of experience working in a dental office setting; Use of Dentrix Dental Software; ability to communicate (written and oral) fluently in English and Spanish


APPLICATION PROCESS:  Visit, click "Online Services" then select "Jobs."  Click on the specified job title to view the announcement and click "Apply Now" to submit an online application.  Call (336) 570-4034 for questions or if unable to apply online. 


SELECTION PROCESS:  Selection will be by structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed to select the best-qualified applicants for admission to interview.


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