Responsible To : Chief Information Officer
This exempt technical-professional position is responsible for
the delivery of quality dental care for patients at Camarena
Health. Under the direction of the COO, adheres to the mission,
vision, goals and expectations of Camarena Health as set forth in
the Employee Handbook.
Duties and Responsibilities: DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES1. Focus
on Direct Patient Care:1.1 Prepares, provides and implements
directed patient treatment plans in the Dental Department.1.2
Responsible for the following Camarena Health Dental protocols and
observance of health and safety regulations.1.3 Participates in the
supervision of support staff while performing dental services.1.4
May provide input regarding the selection of dental staffing.1.5
Responsible for initiating and reviewing patient referrals.1.6
Assists the Chief Dental Officer or Chief Operations Officer in the
planning and implementation of new dental programs.1.7 Participates
in on-call schedules.1.8 Will provide phone triage on rotational
basis approximately once every 3-5 months on weekends or during
evening hours.2. Medical Records2.1 Record/dictate, in timely
fashion, notes for each patient visit using SOAP format.2.2 Will
follow Medical Records guidelines for chart maintenance.2.3 Provide
accurate date on encounter form. Read and sign off on all medical
records, lab results, and other patient data, prior to being filed
in patient chart. 3. Focus on Corporate Expectations/Standards:3.1
Attends and actively participates in all meetings (e.g., team
meetings, department meetings, program meetings, case management
meetings, employee staff meetings) and other activities as required
or assigned.3.2 Attends workshops/seminars as necessary to increase
skills and knowledge to provide effective support.3.3 Works
flexible or extended hours where necessary.3.4 Demonstrates
awareness of, and compliance with, organizational mission and
objective of Camarena Health to provide health care access and
support services for all members of the community.3.5 Other
work-related duties as assigned by supervisor; duties and
responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at
the discretion of management, formally or informally either
verbally or in writing.3.6 Maintains confidentiality and respect
for information regarding patients and other team members; abides
by Camarena Health Rules of Confidentiality.
• Graduation from an accredited dental school.
• Current and active dental license to practice in
• Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred.
• Effective oral and written skills.
• General medical/dental terminology and standard abbreviations
used in medical/dental notations.
• Telephone courtesy; customer-service oriented.
• Modern office practices and procedures including email.
• Intermediate to expert user computer skills.
• Highly organized.
• History and proven record of effective program/project
• Attention to detail and excellent follow-through on work
• Demonstrated good problem-solving skills.
• Able to track multiple tasks and complete promptly.
• Able to quickly build and maintain rapport with patients and
providers of differing backgrounds; team player.
This health center receives HHS funding and has federal Public
Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or
health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for
itself and its covered individuals.