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Oral Surgery Dental Assistant

Company: Pikes Peak Oral Surgery
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Our team is searching for a fun, hardworking, compassionate, team player to help us grow the practice and continue to serve our community with all of their oral surgery needs. Our oral surgery practice is committed to providing exceptional care for our patients, along with staying up to date with new technologies. The role of the Oral Surgery Assistant is critical in providing exceptional patient care resulting in the best clinical outcomes and meeting the needs of our patients. Dental Assistants are highly encouraged to apply!We are currently looking for 2 full time team members M-F 7am-4pm.The current pay range for open positions is $18-25, and is based off of experience. Pay will be discussed during the final interview. Role and ResponsibilitiesThe Surgical Dental Assistant will help surgeons during surgery by performing duties such as tissue retraction, intravenous lines, and completing documentation.

  • Performs preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.
  • Verifies the identity of patients and operative sites.
  • Discusses with surgeon the nature of the surgical procedure including operative consent and methods of operative exposure.
  • Monitors and maintains aseptic technique throughout procedures.
  • Maintains an unobstructed operative field using surgical retractors, sponges, and suctioning and irrigating equipment.
  • Determines availability of necessary equipment and supplies for operative procedures.
  • Obtains and inspects sterile and non-sterile surgical equipment, supplies and instruments.
  • Operates sterilization devices.
  • Monitors patient intraoperative status.
  • Obtains dental radiographs and dental imaging.
  • Completes patient clinical narratives.
  • Other related duties as assigned.Education and Experience
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • BLS certification required or the ability to complete within 1 month of hire.
    • Radiology certification.
    • At least one year of experience.
    • DAANCE certification preferred.
    • Phlebotomy certification preferred.
    • Licensed dental assistant preferred.Skills and Abilities
      • Basic computer knowledge.
      • Bilingual & ASL is always beneficial.
      • Ability to work well in a team and individually.
      • Good judgment and critical thinking skills.
      • Passion for keeping people safe.
      • Strong attention to detail, vigilance, and meticulous care on the job.
      • Excellent manual dexterity.
      • Superior listening skills with the ability to quickly comprehend instructions in emergency situations.
      • Basic knowledge of medical terminology.CORE BENEFITS & WELLNESSMedical (including Virtual Care), Dental, and Vision CoverageEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Uniforms/Scrubs providedFINANCIAL WELL-BEINGCompetitive pay, Bonus potential, and annual merit reviews401(k) Plan w/Company MatchHealth Savings Account (HSA) with HDHP health plansLIFE INSURANCEBasic and Supplemental Life InsuranceSpouse and Child Life InsuranceTIME OFF, DISABILITY AND LEAVE OF ABSENCEPaid Vacation (Starting at 2 weeks) and 6 Annual Paid HolidaysEmployer Sponsored Short Term DisabilityLong and Short Term Disability Plans Compensation details: 18-25 Hourly WagePIc3207c55b2b5-31181-34328069

Keywords: Pikes Peak Oral Surgery, Colorado Springs , Oral Surgery Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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