How to Hire a Dental Office Manager

Does your growing business need a Dental Office Manager? A Dental Office Manager manages all administrative duties and responsibilities in a dental office.

Here are some tips to help you find great Dental Office Manager candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $16.19 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$48.50 hourly
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*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Dental Office Manager?

A dependable Dental Office Manager supports dental service delivery by running the dental office service delivery by coordinating office budget, patient appointments, patient schedules and other administrative duties.
Choose the right person for Dental Office Manager helps in running the dental practice or hospital smoothly.

• Develop and maintain internal dental office rules and procedures to enhance office efficiency
• Recruit and train new dental staff so they can manage the dental CMS, billing systems and attend to patients
• Manage the dental clinic or hospital’s budget, expenses, accounting in the CMS software

Skills to look for in a great Dental Office Manager

To finalize a suitable candidate for a Dental Office Manager, it is vital to analyse the skills and qualifications of all potential candidates and compare them.

• High school diploma/GED needed
• Possess dental management experience of 5+ years or more
• Comprehensive knowledge of dental insurance and billing protocols
• Excellent ability to prioritize and multitask efficiently
• Good MS Office and typing skills
• Good leadership and customer service skills

Writing a Dental Office Manager job description

To find suitable Dental Office Manager candidates, you need a detailed job description with a list of job duties, responsibilities and necessary skills.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Dental Office Manager jobs, such as:

• Dental Office Administrator
• Pediatric Dental Office Manager
• Senior Dental Office Manager

Interviewing Dental Office Manager candidates

For a comprehensive interview of suitable candidates for Dental Office Manager, it is essential to compare the knowledge and skills of all potential candidates.

• Proficiency in administration and office management
• Knowledge and experience of managing dentist office staff
• How they’ve excelled at providing administrative support and enhance the customer service level of the dental practice and hospital

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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