Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description

please note this job is Tuesday- Saturday

An Oral Surgery Dental Assistant supports and assists surgeons with patient care. It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly, have a ‘can do’ personality and work in a timely fashion. In addition, an Oral Surgery Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to an excellent patient outcome.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare surgery area for surgical procedures
  • Obtain and record Medical History
  • Obtain and record vital signs – blood pressure, respiration rate, and pulse oximetry
  • Take and prepare current and applicable x-rays
  • Prepare IV solutions and administration sets
  • Prepare patient consent forms regarding surgery and the use of anesthesia
  • Prepare patient for surgical treatment and sedation anesthesia
  • Monitor intravenous fluid and vital signs during procedures
  • Assist with general anesthesia and intravenous sedation's
  • Transferring surgical instruments
  • Effectively communicate pre- and post-operative care instructions
  • Prepare prescriptions
  • Suture removal / place and remove surgical dressings
  • Obtain and communicate any medical clearances needed prior to any surgical procedures
  • Documentation in patients treatment record when appropriate
  • Basic understanding of medical and dental insurance for patient education
  • Assist with surgical procedures
  • Prepare biopsy documentation and maintain biopsy log
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drug log, emergency procedures, and emergency medications
  • Maintain inventories and ordering of supplies (This would include all controlled substances used in the surgical practice.)
  • Maintain operatory cleanliness
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Current CPR Certification
  • Current dental assistant license is required in certain states
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation
  • Ability to perform basic computer functions
  • Comply with clinical related protocols and standards
  • Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and terminology
  • Understand Sterile Technique
  • Support corporate vision and strategy
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Job ID: 244783280

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