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Connecticare is a leading health plan in the state of Connecticut and a subsidiary of EmblemHealth, a health and wellness company that provides insurance plans, primary and specialty care, and wellness solutions.  WellSpark is a digital wellness company and national subsidiary of EmblemHealth that offers a full suite of products and solutions to reward people for healthy behaviors.

 

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Assistant, Dental

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Bargaining Unit
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EmblemHealth
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Position overview:
In addition to performing the duties of a dental assistant, the dental
assistant II must also perform all of the duties of a sterilization technician.
They must also be prepared to function as a receptionist and file clerk,
whenever the regular receptionist is unavailable.

Responsibilities:
Greet patients and bring them to treatment rooms.
Assist dentists and hygienists during examination and treatment.
Review daily schedules and make appropriate changes.
Make entries in patients’ charts, as directed by dentists.
Expose and process radiographs.
Clean and disinfect operatories between patients.
Maintain inventories of all dental supplies.
Pull and re-file patients’ charts, as needed.
Dismiss patients and deliver paperwork to the front desk staff.
Insure that all dental instruments are properly sterilized and maintained,
according to the OSHA guidelines.

Answer the telephone.
Schedule appointments and collect fees from patients, using the EagleSoft
computer system.

Ensure that insurance claim forms are accurately completed by patients.
Perform other related duties, as assigned by practice management from
time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:
High school diploma required.
Must be computer literate.
Excellent patient service and telephone skills.
Previous experience as a dental assistant for at least one year is preferred

Pay Disclosure

A good faith estimate of the compensation range for individuals hired to work for the EmblemHealth Family of Companies is provided. This compensation range is specific and considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, internal peer equity, and market and business considerations. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the work is being performed. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range, as compensation decisions depend on each case’s facts and circumstances. Union roles covered by a collective bargaining agreement will compensate in accordance with the union contract.

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