Location: Portable dental hygiene clinic, various locations with partnering organizations/facilities
Job Type: Full Time
Company: Nation’s Dental
Hiring Manager: Denise Kokaram
Are you looking for a new challenge? This may be the new adventure for you! We are currently hiring an exceptional dental administrator/RDA to join our new, innovative portable dental hygiene team. The successful candidate will have a passion for being of service, and building strong culturally safe, patient-centered relationships that contribute to increasing the oral health of their community. As a dental administrator/RDA with our team, you will have the opportunity to work with other like-minded teammates in a new learning health system organization.
Full-time position, M-F 8:00am-4:30pm, some evenings and weekends may be required with advanced notice
The dental administrator/RDA will be working with a team of dental hygienists to deliver portable dental hygiene services to priority populations in Calgary. These locations include (and are not all inclusive of) partnerships with local schools, seniors’ homes, veterans, First Nations communities, organizations serving newcomers and those experiencing homelessness.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Perform administrative tasks to enable delivery of dental hygiene services to patients
Administrative tasks including scheduling, invoices, billing, insurance claim submissions, etc
Greet patients upon arrival and update their personal and medical information
Answer phone calls professionally
Communicating with patients and parents/guardians/caregivers regarding services needed and rendered
Stewardship of Nation’s Dental partners, organizations, and patient relationships
Manage the day-to-day clinic schedule of the dental hygiene practice
Treatment coordination using Curve software, phone, email, and text messages
Respond efficiently to patient needs and inquires, and work towards improving the overall patient experience
Ensure each patient understands their treatment options, insurance coverage and benefits plans
Equipment reprocessing, as required
Transporting and setting up portable dental hygiene clinics with the dental hygiene team
Clinical RDA duties within scope of practice on occasion
Other day to day duties as assigned
A valid Alberta driver’s license
Preferably 2 years experience in dental office administration
Proficiency in written and spoken English, other languages an asset
Proficient computer skills particularly Microsoft outlook, One Drive, Word, and Excel
Certification in Dental Assisting an asset
Experience with Curve Software an asset (training provided)
Experience working with priority populations and/or public health an asset
Leadership, Independence and Teamwork: This role requires an independent thinker with leadership skills, who is extremely self-motivated and self-directed. This individual should value and flourish within a small team environment.
Culturally competent skills: The successful candidate should exhibit flexibility, and be comfortable working with diverse, priority populations in a variety of settings. Experience with children and youth is an asset.
Own Transportation: This position is for a portable dental hygiene clinic. A valid Alberta driver’s license and personal vehicle is required as the worksite will vary daily.
Physical fitness: Please note, as a portable dental hygiene clinic, ability to lift equipment up to 50lbs is required.
Assets, and not required: Cultural Safety Training, additional languages, and Curve Dental software experience
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Company Description: If you are looking for a unique opportunity, Nation’s Dental (ND) may offer you a rewarding and challenging option.
Job Title: Dental Office Administrator/RDA
Nation’s Dental is a novel social entrepreneurial model of oral healthcare delivery for priority populations in Calgary. We are currently hiring a dental office administrator preferably with with a RDA designation, to join our innovative and dynamic portable dental hygiene team. The successful candidate will have a passion for being of service, and building strong culturally safe, patient-centered relationships that contribute to the oral health of their community. As a dental administrator with our team, you will have the opportunity to work with other like-minded teammates in a new learning health system organization.
Why Should You Join Our Mission?
Competitive compensation and benefits: Our compensation package aligns with industry standards.
Leaders of innovation: Our organization is on the leading edge of innovation in oral healthcare delivery and utilizes robust evaluation of oral health outcomes to ensure the highest standards of care.
Health, Safety, and Compliance: Our organization incorporates a strong health and safety culture, with health and safety embedded in every aspect of our workplace.
Wages and Benefits:
Career Development: a career with us enables you to practice outside the box of traditional private practice and public health settings. Co-creativity is encouraged as we incorporate a learning health system in our organizational strategy. You will have the opportunity to work with multiple diverse stakeholders.
Competitive hourly rate
Benefits provided by Canada Life (extended healthcare, vision care)
Continuing education opportunities
Competitive Salary: $24.00-$29.00 per hour
As a portable dental hygiene clinic, all recommended COVID and Infection Prevention and Control measures are strictly adhered to.
Work Location: Varies: onsite services with partner organizations/facilities
Company Website: https://www.nationsdental.ca/