Role and Responsibilities

We are an elite oral surgery practice that has a commitment to exceptional care for patients and first-class service to our referring doctors. We are looking for a fun, hardworking, compassionate, team player to help us grow the practice and continue to serve ours and the surrounding communities with all of their oral surgery needs. Previous oral surgery experience a plus but not required.

The role of the Surgical Assistant is critical to the success of the surgeon to provide exceptional patient care resulting in the best clinical outcomes and meets the needs of our patients. Surgical Assistants provide a variety of patient care and office duties as described below. 

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
  • Diagnostic and laboratory data, patient-advanced directions and other needs
  • 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
  • Obtaining dental radiographs and dental imagine
  • Complete patient clinical narratives

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • At Least one year of related experience preferred
  • DAANCE certification preferred
  • Licensed dental assistant preferred
  • BLS certification required or the ability to complete within 1 month of hire
  • Radiology certification preferred

Preferred Skills

  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work well in a team or 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.

We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

Core Benefits & Wellness

  • Medical (including Virtual Care), Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Uniforms/Scrubs provided

Financial Well-being

  • 401(k) Plan w/Company Match
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with HDHP health plans

Life Insurance

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Spouse and Child Life Insurance

Time Off, Disability and Leave of Absence

  • Paid Vacation (starting at 10 days per year) and 6 Annual Paid Holidays
  • Employer Sponsored Short Term Disability (Maternity Leave, Medical Leave, Bereavement Time)
  • Long Term Disability Plan