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Corizon Health Dental Assistant/Medical Records Clerk in Newcastle, Wyoming

About Corizon Health

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States. We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry. Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to grow their career. We are willing to train the right candidate. Candidates should have some dental assisting experience or a dental assitantant certificate of completion.

Must be able to travel to off-site location for initial training. This is required.

Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, the Dental Assistant/Medical Records performs non-professional work assisting the dentist with patient care, instruments, supplies and records.

Dental Assistant

  1. Prepares operatory with appropriate instruments and material for the patients scheduled to be seen.

  2. Assists dentist during treatment, providing instruments, material retraction or suction. Sterilizes instruments and disinfects operatory between patients.

  3. Schedules patients for dental appointments.

  4. Performs laboratory procedures such as mixing impression material for dentures and assists in the clinical procedures of prosthetic dentistry.

  5. Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled medications. Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.

  6. Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.

  7. Inventories and orders supplies to maintain proper levels

Medical Records

  1. Accountable for the maintenance of health records.

  2. Organizes and maintains a system of files and records concerning diagnoses, treatments, admissions and discharges.

  3. Retrieve medical charts for all healthcare staff or clinics as requested. File daily all currently used medical records.

  4. Secures all active and inactive medical records.

  5. Assure that charts are counter-signed by Physician and checks charts for completeness.

  6. Releases information at the direction of the Medical Records Supervisor, Medical Director or Health Services Administrator.

  7. Answer telephone, take messages and makes telephone calls. Also types letters, reports and memorandums.

  8. Maintains a roster or appointment book based on scheduled appointments for both on and off-site appointments.

  9. Orders, receives and maintains office supplies.

  10. Other Duties as assigned

Experience & Requirements

Experience

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.

  2. Dental Assistant experience preferred.

  3. Medical Records Clerk/Assistant experience is highly desired and in a clinical/medical setting is preferred

  4. Must have current CPR certification.

  5. Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

Benefits

Benefits for you: Opportunities for growth and advancement, Paid time off, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Tuition assistance, 401(K) with company match, free online Continuing Education program, and Comprehensive onboarding.

Background check, security clearance, and drug screening required.

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

Job Locations US-WY-Newcastle

Category Administrative & Clerical

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

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