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Dental Receptionist

Dental Medicine

Dental Receptionist

  • 531641
  • Medical Center
  • Dental Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Dec 7 2022
  • Clerical Grade 3
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $42,397.74-$42,397.74
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Dental Receptionist is responsible for greeting and registering patients, scheduling appointments and processing payment for clinical services in the College of Dental Medicine


Reporting to the Director of Clinical Operations, the Dental Receptionist is responsible for:

  • Greeting and registering patients, scheduling appointments and processing payment for clinical services.

  • Responsible for billing and collection activities, issuing receipts, responding to patient inquiries, posting payments and reconciling financial data on the computer.

  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information. Performs other related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalency certificate and one year of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual Skills (English/Spanish)

Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of clinic computerized scheduling/chart/billing system. Employee must be extremely personable and possess excellent communication skills. Employee must also exhibit strong follow through, establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and students and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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