Dental Receptionist/Assistant

Non-Exempt, Full Time Position


Date Posted: March 2020

Department: Dental

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the struggling residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking an experienced, professional Dental Receptionist/Assistant for a full time opportunity in our Dental Department. Reporting to the Clinical Director of Dental, the Dental Receptionist/Assistant is the face of our department and provides excellent customer service and patient care.

The successful candidate will:
  • Graduate of an accredited dental assisting program

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent and prior experience

  • Have certifications in Radiation and Infection Control through DANB

  • Have a high degree of comfort with electronic medical records systems and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Demonstrate superior customer service skills

  • Have proven success handling confidential information

  • Be comfortable with or be able quickly to learn electronic practice management systems

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and integrity in processing all forms of patient payments

  • Complete the intake and timely documentation of the reason for visit, accurate vital signs, height and weight, pain assessment in the electronic health record and patient self-management goals and other tasks as directed

  • Be able to produce high quality work efficiently and in an environment with changing priorities

  • Have the willingness and ability to work as part of a team and to demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism

  • Candidates with prior experience working in a multiple provider medical practice or with diverse patient populations are preferred.

  • Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English are strongly preferred.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.