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Office Support Assistant IV, Orthodontic Clinic, School of Dentistry, 33300

Employer
University of Missouri Kansas City
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 24, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Legal Affairs, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hiring Department

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Job Description

The UMKC School of Dentistry is seeking an experienced, customer-service focused multitasker to join our team. The individual must be outgoing welcoming and committed to high quality customer service. Dependability and teamwork are critical. This is a large, busy orthodontic office, patients are seen monthly on an ongoing basis. This person must make a strong positive, friendly, and welcoming first impression to establish a professional bond with patients and their parents. Located at the front desk of the Orthodontic Clinic, the duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Welcoming and providing information and assistance to patients, parents, and office visitors (faculty, staff, and students from other departments)
  • Answering departmental phone, answering routine office inquiries using their knowledge of office policies and procedures, and routing calls to appropriate person(s) when needed
  • Accurately scheduling patient appointments
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships with faculty, residents, patients and parents
  • Responsible for sharing new patient information packets patient forms (attention to detail is critical)
  • Maintain a positive attitude to meet (exceed) patient and parents expectations
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in a busy orthodontics, dental, or medical office
  • Experience or familiarity with patient treatment plans
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a positive work environment
Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, benefit-eligible, staff position.

Salary

$13.23 to $17.50 per hour, commensurate with expereince

Application Deadline

Application review will begin immediately. Apply today!

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

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UMKC Statement on Diversity

Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Native American and Slavic communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.

For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Roos Advocate for Community Change

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Annual Report

Multicultural Student Affairs

Vaccination Statement

A completed COVID-19 vaccination series is required unless exempted for medical or religious reason.

Benefit Eligibility

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