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Dental Hygienist

We're looking for a special Dental Hygienist to join our terrific team. Use your excellent verbal skills to educate and motivate your patients. Applicants for this position will be held in strict confidence. Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience and an extended duties certificate preferred, two years experience required.

  • patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and
  • taking blood pressure and pulse taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
  • removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth
  • applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides)
  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., toothbrushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health
  • making impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs)
  • performing documentation and office management activities

Dental Assistant

At our practice, we appreciate and reward excellence and dedication. You must enjoy helping patients look and feel better about themselves. Your potential for growth, advancement and income are limited only by your desire to succeed. We offer a new, state-of-the-art facility, advancement potential, benefits, performance incentives, and advanced training and recognition. We treat patients and employees specially. Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience preferred, two years experience required.

  • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
  • asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., toothbrushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery

Financial Coordinator

Dental office seeking a pleasant person comfortable with asking for money. We have a large staff so a cooperative, forgiving nature is a must. A great opportunity for a person motivated to achieve higher levels of performance to receive higher levels of compensation. Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience preferred, two years experience required.

The three major responsibilities of the financial coordinator are 1) making sound financial arrangements; 2) collection of outstanding accounts; 3) proper insurance filing and follow-up.

  • Make definite financial arrangements with all new patients and every patient who has agreed to recommendedd treatment, according to the financial policy of the office.
  • Take responsibility for requesting and collecting money daily.
  • Patients should receive a copy of any written financial arrangement.
  • Be responsible for the distribution and interpretation of weekly and monthly computer reports.
  • Take responsibility for the security and accounting of all cash, check and credit card transactions.
  • Be responsible for entries and messages into the computer.
  • Balance the cash on hand.
  • See that the bank deposit slip matches the day sheet total.
  • Be responsible for the distribution and interpretation of weekly and monthly computer reports.
  • Compare accounts payable invoices to bills and pay bills every month.
  • Code all checks for the accountant.
  • Balance the checkbook.

Dental Office Manager

Established patient-centered dental practice seeks a confident, trained office manager. Must have great people skills, be a team player, and be computer literate. Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience preferred, two years experience required.

The office manager acts as an assistant to the doctor(s). Many of the doctor's day-to-day operations duties may be transferred to this person who works under the direction of the doctor. Coordinate activities of clerical and dental personnel in organization including work scheduling and staffing; maintain all accounting systems including general accounting, dental management systems, and payroll; answer telephones, greet patients and other visitors.

  • Responsible for understanding ALL office operation systems in order to oversee them.
  • Oversee patient marketing and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare employee work schedules.
  • Analyze and organize office operations and procedures such as bookkeeping, preparation of payrolls, flow of correspondence, filing, requisition of supplies, and other clerical services.
  • Evaluate office production, revises procedures, or devises new forms to improve efficiency of workflow.
  • Open and distribute mail.
  • Post daily charges and receipts to accounting systems such as dental management system, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and monitors all such entries made by other staff members.
  • Compute, record, and write checks for quarterly bonuses and SEP IRA contributions.
  • Maintain petty cash account.
  • Maintain separate general ledger accounts for dental partners.
  • Formulate procedures for systematic retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.
  • Prepare agenda and conduct staff meetings
  • Record minutes of staff meetings; print and distribute to staff members.
  • Maintain office personnel records including such items as vacation, leave, wages, bonuses, absence records, performance reviews, terminations, and transfers in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Determine staffing needs, recruit and hire necessary personnel.
  • Conduct reference checks and schedule appropriate pre-employment tests for job candidates.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
  • Make sure all staff members read and understand office policies as outlined in the Office Policy Manual.
  • Schedule routine meetings with staff and dentist(s)
  • Assist with preparation and facilitates employee performance evaluations.
  • Handle all employee relation issues such as policy interpretation, staff morale, and benefits.
  • Compile daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports to show statistics such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business.
  • Produce production reports for the office and for each provider.
  • Produce office collections report, both in-the-mail (ITM) and over-the counter (OTC).
  • Produce aged receivables report (30-60-90 report) with most recent payment activity.
  • Produce report on number of new patients and their referral sources.
  • Produce report on number of patients leaving the practice, and the reason for leaving.
  • Handle staff requests.
  • Participate in morning meetings.
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Long Island Dental Excellence
100 N. Centre Ave. Suite 402
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
General Info: (516) 208-2857
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