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DENTAL CAREERS IN NEW YORK
As you begin your dental career with CMS, you are also beginning the journey toward our partnership program. You can begin as an associate dentist, moving to clinical director, and then to a partner in our established and ever-growing dental office network.
Associate dentist positions at our New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Dental practices offer an excellent start for dentists who are just beginning their careers. As an associate dentist, you will have the support of other experienced dentists to help you hone your clinical skills, proficiency, and diagnostic ability as you settle in during your first critical years. There are many benefits for new dentists:
SUPPORTIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT
We offer a professional and friendly work environment with the components that are important to establishing a productive business.
BACKING OF A PREMIERE DENTAL PROVIDER
Our reputation for providing quality dental care and patient satisfaction in communities throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut ensures a consistent influx of new patients to each of our dental offices.
We continually invest in new dental technologies, systems, and delivery methods to make CMS managed dental offices the leader in cost effective and efficient dental care.
PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT STAFF
We strategically select highly trained and dedicated dental professionals for our support staff so that every position is filled with a qualified individual.
QUALITY PATIENT CARE
Through an affordable fee structure, in-office credit financing, and active participation with most major insurance plans, those in associate dentist positions at CMS are able to execute diversified treatment planning.
Our educational training programs are second to none. We are committed to clinical growth through the advancement of technology and the continued refinement of case acceptance skills.
The clinical director also fills the following roles:
LEADER AND ROLE MODEL
You will provide leadership and direction by excelling in all aspects of general dentistry. You will also set clinical standards through treatment planning and execution of a range of general and cosmetic cases of varying complexity.
TREATMENT AND PATIENT CARE
You will manage each patient’s course of treatment, including scheduling the next visit, overseeing payments, recalls, consents, and proper financial statements.
You will attend health fairs and establish relationships to enhance our exposure in the community, identify our patient base, and promote County Dental. You will coordinate with directors for continuing education seminars, and maintain a relationship with dental societies and schools to recruit future employees.
We are always looking for qualified and experienced dental professionals to fill our dentist positions throughout New York.
Dental hygienists are oral health professionals who focus on preventing and treating oral diseases in order to protect a patient’s teeth, gums, and overall health. As part of dental hygiene services, those in the dental hygienist positions at our County Dental and Harbor Point dental offices perform oral health care assessments that include reviewing patients’ health history, dental charting, oral cancer screening, and removing plaque and calculus from above and below the gum line. They also apply fluorides and sealants to the teeth to help prevent cavities.
Dental hygienists also teach patients proper oral hygiene techniques to maintain healthy teeth and gums, and instruct patients about controlling plaque and developing individualized at-home oral hygiene programs.
“I have been with county Dental for 10 years. County Dental has provided for me an incredible opportunity to be a part of and organization with experiences beyond anything that I could have ever imagined.” – Cheryl Schwack, Registered Dental Hygienist, Fairleighly Dickerson University
At County Dental and Harbor Point locations, office managers are responsible for making sure that our day-to-day business operations run smoothly. They work to meet our company’s staffing, training, managing, and organizational needs, and make it possible for other people to function efficiently. Office managers who succeed have confidence, common sense, loyalty, and the ability to motivate others.
We seek out individuals who are able to work with others and coordinate smooth operations. The greatest satisfaction that office managers can achieve is seeing the results from their decisions made and implemented in ordinance with our corporate philosophy. Office management provides a very structured environment with clearly defined responsibilities that ensure the overall function of the office.
“I am proud to work for a company that provides superior dental care to their patients while encouraging growth and advancement within its organization. Four years ago this was just a job to me, now working at County Dental has become my career.” – Tara Kraemer , Management Team
Our dental assistants help make each patient as comfortable as possible while he or she is in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and review dental records with the doctor. They also sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare tray setups for procedures, and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
Other duties of those in dental assistant positions at our New York, New Jersey and Connecticut practices include preparing materials for making impressions and restorations, exposing radiographs, and processing dental x-ray film as directed by the dentist.
BEING APART OF THE DENTAL ASSISTANT TEAM AT CMS
As a dental assistant you report directly to the Managing Head Assistant, the Dental Assistant performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. The Dental Assistant works chair side making patients feel as comfortable as possible, prepare them for treatment, obtain their dental records and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
- Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures.
- Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment.
- Take, develop and mount dental radiographs (x-rays).
- Manage infection control – prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Dental assisting experience preferred.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Resume must demonstrate stable employment history.
The patient care coordinator assures that each patient is fully cared for. He or she assists in communicating the needs of the patient to other dental professionals and provides additional support by scheduling services in a timely and efficient manner.
Office duties include scheduling and confirming appointments, checking patients in and out, organizing treatment records, sending bills and receiving payments, and maintaining the inventory of supplies and materials. The patient care coordinator works closely with professionals in our dental assistant and dental hygienist positions to ensure that each patient receives the dental care that he or she needs.
PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Greet and check in patients in a friendly manner.
- Collect co-payments and verify insurance coverage.
- Schedule and confirm patient appointments.
- Prepare new patient charts neatly and accurately.
- Various office duties as assigned by Office Manager.
- Patient billing and Patient Collections.
- Collect and post payments and record receipts.