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Sea Mar Community Health Centers Vancouver , WA 98686

Posted 4 months ago

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services.
Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):
Full time position available in our new dental clinic in Vancouver, Salmon Creek location. We are looking for customer service oriented candidates.
The receptionist is needed to coordinate dental appointments, interpret insurance benefits, discuss financial agreements, post patient data, maintain an appropriate flow of the front office, generate dental records, assist dental provider in services to patients and to facilitate the delivery of dental care. Applicant must have basic computer knowledge, excellent verbal and written skills, and the ability to work with a diverse multi-cultural population.

Qualifications:
Previous Dental Receptionist experience and customer service training
Ability to type 40-45 wpm
Ability to process at least 20 new patients per day
Excellent organizational skills a must
High School Diploma or GED required
To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT.
If you have any questions regarding the position, email Ana at This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Employees working 30 hours or more receive an excellent benefit package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Prescription coverage, generous PTO/Holidays, and 401(k)/Retirement options and an opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment. This is an exciting and highly rewarding position in a fast-paced clinic/office environment.
Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted on 9/20/2018
External candidates may apply after 09/25/2018
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Posting Dental Receptionist

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Sea Mar Community Health Centers