Oral Surgical Assistant

We are seeking a detail-oriented, self-directed, dependable Oral Surgical Assistant.

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This position completes pre-op tasks including physical exams and recording health history.  Under the direction of the oral surgeon, performs first assistant surgical duties. We are a patient-centered practice.  The chosen candidate will have a positive attitude and patient-focused approach to ensure a positive experience for our patients.

This position is seeking a candidate that is dedicated, takes accountability for their work, has a willingness to learn and strong work ethic.  We will train a dental assistant that does not have surgical experience.

This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday.  Offers benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare patients for exams/procedures
  • Discharge patients with the appropriate post-op instructions
  • Responsible for all post-op calls/status documentation
  • Taking patient vitals and documenting in EPIC software
  • Expose diagnostic radiographs and CBCT
  • Prepare clinical rooms with appropriate instrumentation, supplies, and medications prior to exams/procedures
  • Scan charts and documentation
  • Complete pathology paperwork and deliver to the appropriate pathology vendor
  • Strictly adhere to HIPAA standards
  • Write patient progress notes
  • Conducts patient education

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent attention to detail
  • Work well in a fast-paced work environment
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA
  • Knowledge of dental terminology or medical terminology and procedures

Education and Experience:

  • Will train students
  • X-Ray certified preferred
  • CPR certified
  • Experience working with computer programs: Word, Outlook, Excel



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