MINACT INC. Medical/Dental Records Clerk in Denison, Iowa

Medical/Dental Records Clerk

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  • 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations

  • Denison, IA, USA

  • Competitive

  • Hourly

  • Part Time

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Under general supervision, provides a range of clinical and administrative support to medical and dental staff. Assists in the performance of medical and dental procedures; prepares and maintains equipment and supplies in accordance with established protocol, procedures, policies, and standards, and assists in the coordination of day-to-day patient administration, records management, and office support activities.


In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Acts as receptionist for the Wellness Center.

  • Assists in sick call as scheduled; provides medical and dental staff with patient information and records appropriate student data as instructed.

  • Provides clerical support to the administrative functions of the Wellness Department.

  • Safeguards the medical and dental records for all students and ensures confidentiality.

  • Schedule appointments

  • Prepares reports from data provided.

  • Prepares purchase orders for approval.

  • Types finished manuscripts from rough drafts.

  • Compiles reports from existing records as directed.

  • Participates in all audits of medication, equipment and medical supplies.

  • Provides chair side assistance to dentists and/or dental hygienists in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and/or oral surgical procedures.

  • Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, and sets up dental equipment, ensures that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established clinic guidelines and standards.

  • Monitors and maintains dental equipment, such as compressors, evacuator systems, radiographic developing equipment, sterilizers, and light curing units, in accordance with manufacturers' guidelines.

  • Develops and processes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols.

  • Follows and maintains all relevant federal, state, and Job Corps regulations, guidelines, policies, and standards for the provision of dental clinical services.

  • Orders and maintains inventories of dental clinic supplies.

  • Interacts with and processes dental clinic patients; schedules appointments, performs telephone triage, conducts patient interviews, and obtains prior approvals from third party payers'.

  • Maintains dental laboratory slips and creates and maintains dental records in accordance with established protocol and procedures.


High School Diploma or equivalent required. One year of clerical experience required preferably in a medical office setting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

nEffective verbal and written communication skills.

nEffective organizational skills

nEffective interpersonal skills