Advertising the Position

Advertising the Position

The goal of your ad is to attract attention and get qualified individuals to apply for the position. Your first step begins with your job description and using key elements of it to create an appealing ad.

Tips for Writing a Job Posting

Whether you advertise online or in print, there are several things your ad should include.

  • Job title – This should clearly identify the position.
  • Company information – Provide an overview of your practice, services you offer, and why it’s a good place to work.
  • Job description  Give the reader an overview of the responsibilities.
  • Requirements – List desired experience and education needed for this position. Differentiate between necessary and preferred qualifications.
  • How to apply – Can they apply online, or should they mail or fax a resume and cover letter?

Sample Dental Job Postings

Front Desk Dental Assistant
Busy dental office seeks (full-time/part-time) assistant. Clerical and computer skills necessary. Duties include greeting patients, collecting fees, scheduling appointments, data entry, and filing. Must be people-oriented. Willing to train the right person. Call (_________) between (hour) and (hour) ONLY or fax resume to (_________).

Dental Assistant
Busy dental office seeks (full-time/part-time) person to assist dentist with patients. Basic office skills required including basic computer skills. Must be enthusiastic and have a positive attitude. Call (_________) between (hour) and (hour) ONLY or fax resume to (_________).

Insurance/Billing Assistant
Busy dental office seeks (full-time/part-time) person for third-party billing. Must be organized, with experience in billing and collections and strong computer skills. Call (_________) between (hour) and (hour) ONLY or fax resume to (_________).

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