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Job Title: Health Services Clerk - Dental
Job Number:
Organization: Knox County Health Department
Posted: 5/21/2024
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Knoxville,  TN    USA
Compensation: 17.86
Position Description: Purpose of Job

The purpose of this classification is to provide clerical and administrative support to an assigned department.

Essential Functions

The Health Services Clerk is responsible for the following essential functions:

Greets office visitors, ascertaining needs of client in relation to agency services provided

Answers telephone, provides information, and refers callers to other agencies or departments when necessary

Creates new patient electronic health records for proper clinical service

Obtains specified information from patient, such as age, insurance coverage, and symptoms, and enters information onto prescribed forms or computer database

Enters patient information into computer and prints a daily encounter audit showing detailed statistical information for reporting purposes; such as, patient treatment

Prints receipts from computer for cash received and patient services ledger for patient use

Prints daily cash drawer report for clinic, showing monies receipted

Counts checks and cash; submits encounter audit, receipt copies, cash drawer printout, encounter forms, and cash to Accounting Department at end of each day

Documents dental records and other records as required

Orders office supplies as needed; prepares outgoing mail for mailing

Uses computer to schedule, cancel, follows up on missed appointments; calls to remind patients of their appointments

Respond to and report immediately if called upon by local, regional or central office supervisors, as part of a coordinated emergency response by the Knox County Mayor’s Office

Ensure regular, punctual attendance during scheduled work hours

Perform other duties as required

Qualifications: Minimum Training & Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required: Associates degree preferred

Minimum of one to two years’ related experience in administrative, bookkeeping, office management or related field

Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered for employment into the position.

Ability to speak and write in Spanish preferred

Organization Description: Type : INTERNAL & EXTERNAL


Posting Start : 05/15/2024

Posting End : 05/29/2024


Closing Date: 8/21/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Jennifer Robbins,  Health Services Clerk - Dental
Contact Location: 140 Dameron Ave

Knoxville   TN  37917
United States
Contact Location: 140 Dameron Ave
  Knoxville   TN  37917
  United States
Contact Phone: 18652155284 
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How to Apply: Apply through employer website

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Web Site Delete Date: 5/29/2024