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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Dental Implant Treatment Coordinator

Houston, USA
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COMPANY: HOUSTON ORAL SURGERY OFFICE-MEMORIAL AREA

Job Description

Treatment coordinators play a critical role in helping patients get comfortable with the implant process, options, expected results, and financial responsibility. They must understand the patient’s options and be able to effectively communicate them to patients. Implant coordinators must also work closely with doctors to understand each patient’s specific requirements.

Responsibilities:

  1. Educate patients on implants

    1. Describe procedure and hardware

    2. Prepare treatment plan based on Dr. Consultation

    3. Determine cost to patient

    4. Schedule procedure/surgery

  2. Prepare implant materials for all scheduled implant procedures

    1. Wednesday through Friday, begin preparations for the next week’s implant procedures

    2. Confirm consents are signed and current - 30 days

    3. Confirm prescriptions have been provided

    4. Compare treatment plan in system to patient chart to ensure they are consistent

    5. Confirm prosthetics & implant size; discuss with doctor as needed

    6. Prepare/pull parts for each procedure, place in separate bag marked with patient name

  3. Manage Implant Inventory

    1. Count inventory regularly to ensure that the practice has an adequate quantity of all implants and related supplies in stock at all times - typically weekly

    2. Responsible for implant related bone material in addition to implants

    3. Monitor expiration dates for all implant supplies and bone material that has expiration date to ensure that no materials are retained after expiration date.

    4. Prepare implant orders and present to practice manager/doctor for review and confirmation - typically weekly

    5. Provide monthly inventory count to practice manager

    6. Order as instructed and approved

    7. Review, unpack, stock and update inventory records for orders as received

  4. Referring Physician Communications

    1. Interact with referring dentist/doctor ensure OMSH has information required

    2. Review or prepare treatment letters to referring dentist/doctor explaining procedure

  5. Other Practice Responsibilities: Each treatment coordinator has other practice responsibilities which are typically performed on surgery days when consultations are not required. These include:

    1. Marketing

    2. Manage implant inventory

    3. Assist in refunds and osteotomy billing

Schedule: Implant coordinators do not work shifts and they do not rotate schedules. Their typical hours are Monday through Thursday 8:00AM to 5:00PM and Friday 8:00AM to 2:00PM.

 

 


Role: Dental Implant Treatment Coordinator
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Location: Houston,

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