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Job description
Location: 15301 Tyler Foote Road on the San Juan Ridge

Pay: Fair market compensation; varies depending upon experience

Join our family of caregivers. Serve your community. Love where you live.

Sierra Family Health Center (SFHC) is seeking a Dental Front Office receptionist with excellent customer service communication and organizational skills who values being part of a team committed to helping others. Dental Front Office Receptionist creates a positive first impression to patients and must communicate effectively with the Dental Team of providers and staff.

Essential Functions

Greets and checks in patients, collecting copays or deposits at the time of service
Schedules patients in electronic system; calls patients with appointment reminders; keeps the schedule full by maintaining wait lists and moving patients when appropriate
Verify insurance eligibility in accordance with the insurance verification protocol
Able to effectively communicate with patients & staff from diverse backgrounds
Maintain professional behavior towards patients, visitors and staff members


High school graduate or equivalent
One year customer service and/or front office dental ideal
Basic office skills, basic computer skills, appointment scheduling, data entry & cashiering
Electronic Health Records (EHR) experience preferred
Willingness to be trained and assist others
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

Our Benefits

Sick leave
Onsite free medical, dental, chiropractic, behavioral health care with some limits.
Monthly employer contribution to Group Insurance plan premium
In-house leadership training.
Successful candidates must have received the COVID-19 vaccine before date of hire or have received a valid exemption from SFHC.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types: Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations: All patients are screened, all surfaces are regularly sanitized, masking required

Ability to commute/relocate:

Nevada City, CA 95959: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience: Dental receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Vaccinated against COVID, Hepatitis B

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.00
Accessible by Public Transportation: No