Dental Office Appointment Scheduler, Part-Time
JOB ID: 22000171
Founded in 1909 by Milton and Catherine Hershey, Milton Hershey School (MHS) is a cost-free, private home and school for over 2,000 pre-K through 12th grade students. Since its’ founding, the lives of more than 11,000 children from lower income and working-class families have been transformed through high-quality education and a positive, nurturing home life.
MHS is currently seeking a Part-time 10-month Dental Office Appointment Scheduler to be assigned to the Elementary School Dental Clinic. This position is responsible to:
- Professionally greet, properly identify students, screen incoming students and visitors
- Schedule student dental appointments in a timely manner maximizing clinic efficiency and reducing the time students are absent from class.
- Reference multiple computer software systems and schedule dental appointment after cross-referencing student’s class and school schedules to determine appropriate appointment time and student availability
- Perform administrative and clerical duties to ensure efficient clinic operations of the Dental Services Program.
- To provide administrative assistance with office management duties – answer telephones, retrieve voicemail, typing, filing, faxing, and scanning.
- To perform/follow proper infection control procedures and adhere to current COVID mitigation strategies to maintain a clean environment at the front desk and clinic lobby.
- To transport students between school buildings and to off-campus specialty dental appointments, if needed.
- Fulfill other professional duties as assigned.
Work schedule: Hours may vary between 7:30 am to 3:15 pm Monday – Thursday, up to 29 hours per week based on student care needs. The 10-month work schedule typically includes summer and school breaks off.
- High School Diploma or GED required
- 1-3 years appointment scheduling and front-desk/secretarial experience in a dental practice or healthcare facility required
- Experience with dental computer software and familiarity with dental/medical terminology required
- Current certification in infant, child, and adult Healthcare Provider CPR
- Valid PA Driver’s license in good standing
- Computer skills proficiency (Microsoft applications)
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
- Strong ability to multi-task and ensure follow through to completion
- Ability to handle confidential information, ensure HIPAA compliance, and to maintain professional boundaries with students and staff
- Ability to perform/follow proper infection control and sterilization procedures and adhere to current COVID mitigation strategies
- Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity, as all MHS staff are role models for MHS students.
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