Practice Manager - Wellington Central

Location: Wellington Central
Employment Type: Permanent
Qualifications: Experience essential
Reference: 3382911
Immigration Accredited Employer: Yes

Are you detailed focused and enjoy the day to day running of a dental practice? 

About the practice and the role:

  • Multi-chair practice
  • Well established and well staffed 
  • Full time on a rotating Monday - Sunday roster (guaranteed 30 hours minimum)
  • Remuneration is based on experience. Up to a maximum of $30p/hr
  • Full training will be provided
  • Centrally located
  • This role involves the day-to-day running of the clinic, managing support staff, working closely with the Principal 
  • No need to do payroll, stock ordering, commission payments or contracts - these are handled by other staff
    • Job Description
    • Day-to-day running of the clinic
    • Business performance development and future expansion of the practice
    • Ensures accounts are managed accurately and efficiently, follow up on overdue accounts and late payments
    • Optimise patient satisfaction, provider time, and treatment room utilisation 
    • Protects patients, staff and business confidentiality of medical, personal, and financial information
    • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures, reporting any needed changes
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing daily, weekly, and monthly goals
    • Manages reception appointment scheduling, when required 
    • Manages patient recalls and reporting
    • Liaises with ACC and Ministry of Health for treatment carried under ACC or MOH
    • Training and supervision of administrative and clinical staff (DAs)
    • Updates staff records, performance management, developing employee rosters, and conducts regular staff meetings 
    • Oversees and supports digital, general and local area marketing and promotions, and monitors business growth and data analysis 
    • Interacts with patients and addressing any concerns or complaints
    • Organises patient records 
    • Works as a team to ensure the practice runs efficiently, effectively and meets objectives
    • Maintains facility and equipment in accordance with hygiene and safety regulations 
    • Liaises with Principal and implements his instructions
    • Active listener
    • Committed to a long term role
    • Can use Exact

About you:

  • Previous Practice Manager experience in a dental practice is preferable
  • But you may be a dental assistant or dental receptionist ready to take the next step in your career
  • Looking for a long term role
  • Committed, strong work ethic, active listener
  • Looking for your next challenge
  • You already know how to use Exact
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys being part of a collaborative team
  • Professional, approachable and friendly

General job description for a: Practice Manager 


Are you interested in this job? Then contact Toni Marr on +64(0)27 229 7070 to find out more. All clinical candidates need to be registered with the Dental Council of New Zealand (DCNZ).

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