Sample Job Description for Dental Receptionist

Here is a sample job description template for the position of Dental Receptionist:

Job Title: Dental Receptionist

Location of the Job: New York, NY 10017

Years of Experience: 1+ to 2 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: High School or equivalent

Job Summary:

Wanted front desk receptionist for beautiful, successful midtown practice.​ Full time.​ Knowledge of dental billing and insurance (PPO) is required.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to utilize electronic dental record and practice management software.​
  • Sufficient skill in typing to complete 40-45 WPM and operate 10-key adding machine
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with a variety of people
  • Knowledge of dental front desk procedures including but not limited to scheduling, registration, treatment estimates and payment collection strongly recommended
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and basic dental terminology essential
  • Completion of high school or equivalent, supplemented by at least 2 years progressively responsible clerical/​office experience; and 1 year full-time experience performing accounts receivable functions in a medical setting

Position Requirements:

  • Performs routine clerical tasks such as sorting, opening distributing mail, scanning and photocopying
  • Opens/​closes encounters, registers/​re-certifies patients, determines source of payment, verifies program eligibility and receives payment for patients on previous balance and same day charges
  • Schedule patients, register patients, collect and post payments, prepare treatment estimates for review with patient, run, balance and close end of day reports and all other duties as assigned.​
  • Answers phone and provide information to callers; greet visitors/​patients; schedules, verifies, and processes appointments; refers visitors/​patients to appropriate person or department

Salary: 10,000.​00 – 12,000.​00 USD /​year