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Dental Insurance Coordinator

Company: SDM Payroll, Inc.
Location: Garden City
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Advanced DDS proudly champions a patient-centric approach, fostering exceptional patient experiences, top-notch employee and dentist retention, and remarkable practice growth. You will thrive in an efficient office environment alongside an exceptional, well-trained, highly motivated dental team where you can expand your knowledge and career. We welcome you to join us if you are drawn to working in a clinically- focused, patient-centric, fully digital dental office. Apply today and be part of our exciting journey!


The Dental Insurance Coordinator position requires a highly motivated, solution-oriented person who can multitask various objectives simultaneously. A deep working knowledge and understanding of dentistry: treatment planning, sedation cases, and all specialties of dentistry, coupled with the ability to effectively communicate how one relates to the other is a must.

Schedule: Monday - Thursday 8:30am-6pm, Friday 7:30am-3pm

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 / hour

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advanced understanding of insurance administration.
  • Experience with dental accounts receivable and knowledge of balances in account ledger.
  • Preparing invoices and handling account inquiries on designated billing phone line.
  • Maintaining collections schedule (30-60-90) and submitting required documentation to collections agency. Experience with third-party financing companies, processes, and applications.
  • Coordinating the schedules of multiple providers in order to effectively/efficiently service to all anesthesia/sedation patients.
  • Consulting with patients' physicians in order to optimize patients for their upcoming surgeries to support positive long-term prognoses.
  • Managing patient accounts for all anesthesia/sedation patients.
  • Submission of medical coverage for all eligible anesthesia cases, as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed. Required Skills/Abilities
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to connect with patients in a kind and professional manner.
    • Ability to multitask to work effectively in a fast-paced, patient-focused environment, that requires analyzing, communicating, and maintaining large amounts of data.
    • Knowledge of dental procedures and codes, sedation techniques, terminology, and the use of dental operating software, as well as financial details of said procedures.
    • Experience with third-party financing companies, processes, and applications.
    • Knowledge, understanding, and adherence to PHI and HIPAA laws and regulations.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Excel, and Google Sheets.
    • Exceptional attention-to-detail and organizational skills.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
    • Eaglesoft experience required. Education and Experience
      • High School Diploma or equivalent.
      • Prior experience in a fast-paced dental office presenting intricate anesthesia and sedation cases and the corresponding financial needs required.
      • Customer Service experience. Physical Requirements
        • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
        • Prolonged periods of periods of standing and bending.
        • Must be able to lift Benefits for Part-Time Employees*
          • PTO, paid holidays, office closure days
          • Dental allowance
          • Uniform allowance, as needed
          • 401(k) Eligibility
          • And Many More! *Benefits subject to change and eligibility

            Our Mission & Values: Drive All Decisions and Actions "To Make Our Teams, Patients, and Practices Happier and Healthier!"
            • Positive Energy - We are enthusiastic, empathetic, compassionate, optimistic, generous, kind, and passionate.
            • Partnership - Work collaboratively together to achieve shared goals. We accomplish more together than as individuals. We are better together.
            • Communication - Set clear expectations and feedback to our patients and team members.
            • Growth - We strive to continuously improve and are goal-oriented. We grow always in all ways.

Keywords: SDM Payroll, Inc., New York , Dental Insurance Coordinator, Healthcare , Garden City, New York

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