University of Minnesota Physicians Dental Room Coordinator (Adult Dental Clinic) - 1.0 FTE in Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

Job Description:

Manages the sterilization procedures for all clinical instruments and treatment operatories. Conducts the required cleaning of all operatories and completes the room set up for the next procedure. Provides support to clinical team by escorting patients to identified operatories completes the necessary intake for patient. Provides support to clinical staff with use of the electronic health record, pouring up of models, and resident clinical support. Manages all logs for clinical sterilization area, monitors clinical supplies and informs identified team member of supply deficiencies insuring supply levels are held to minimum levels

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operatory cleaning and set up

  • Sterilization of instruments/required logs

  • Manages supply levels informs identified staff of order status, including stocking in operatories

  • Manages laundry for clinical use and end of day procedures

  • Escorting patient before and after treatment

  • Monitor all logs for clinical area

  • Provide applicable care/service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level of population served

To qualify for this role you must possess:

  • Knowledge of electronic medical/dental systems. Ability to perform effectively under stressful situations.

  • Knowledge of quality improvement and quality assurance activities in a clinic. Broad understanding of medical/dental records, and patient information.

  • Proven ability to learn job skills and provide patient services. Proven ability to work with EMR .

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to multi-task and make decisions under pressure. Broad understanding of regulatory and organizational policies. Required to work with chemicals and bio hazardous materials

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team with administrative and clinical staff towards the best interest of the patients. Attention to detail and ability to interpret regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post HS training in business, healthcare or related field. Training in sterile processing. Experience with EMR

  • Completion of dental assistant degree program preferred. LDA license not required.

  • Preferably experience in a dental clinic with sterilization of instruments.

  • Microsoft Office skills including Word and Excel.

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

UMPhysicians has deep roots in the University of Minnesota Medical School, which has trained physicians since 1888. In 1997, 18 separate practice groups of physicians at the University united to form University of Minnesota Physicians.

Today UMPhysicians is an independent nonprofit governed by a board of directors. We own and manage more than 50 specialty clinics and five family medicine clinics and employ more than 900 physicians and 1,600 health professionals and staff. UMPhysicians contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the Medical School’s research and education priorities.