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Surgical Assistant II

Company: Maryland Oral Surgery Associates
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

*Summary:**Your new career awaits you...*We are looking for a diligent oral surgery assistant to support our oral surgeon before, during, and after each dental procedure. To be successful as an oral surgery assistant, you should be highly organized and attentive to patients' needs. An outstanding oral surgery assistant should have an excellent understanding of oral surgery procedures and exceptional hand-eye coordination.*Surgical Responsibilities:** Proper instrument cleaning in accordance with infection control and biohazard protocols.* Autoclave operation and function.* Surgical tray set-up.* Identification of instruments used in the clinic.* Room set up/break down for IV anesthesia and surgery.* Seat patient and perform pre-op set-up.* Review charts.* Nitrous oxide set-up.* Proper positioning of restraints.* Support airway for sedated patients.* Demonstrate patient calming techniques.* Ability to circulate and retrieve instruments.* Monitor patients post anesthesia.* Assess if patients need to see a doctor.* Understand emergency procedures and operation of emergency equipment.* Perform daily, weekly, and quarterly preventative maintenance on instruments, equipment, and headpieces.* Provide excellent patient care.*Non-Surgical Responsibilities:** Familiar with all forms and handouts (procedure-based, consent forms, etc.).* Aware of an in compliance with OSHA requirements (e.g personal protection)* Greet patients and make them feel comfortable.* Perform administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, filing, and charting.* Perform patient consultations.* Provide discharge instructions.* Make follow up phone calls to patients.* Take X-Rays / scans.* Enter EMR notes for various appointments and procedures.* Properly closing and opening the office each day (Tanks, Suction, Xray)* Back-up co-workers as needed.* Travel to other locations when needed*Required Qualifications:** High school diploma or equivalent required.* Completion of an accredited Surgical Assistant program.* Certification as a Surgical Assistant.* Current CPR/BLS certification required.* Dental X-ray license (Pano, PA, CBCT) required.* Great organizational and time management skills.* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.* The ability to provide excellent patient care, even under stressful circumstances.* Consistent professionalism in appearance and attitude.*Schedule:** Monday Friday, 8 hour shift* Must be willing to travel to various MOSA locations if needed.*Benefits:** 401(k) Matching* Dental Insurance* Health Insurance* Life Insurance* Vision Insurance* Referral Program*Special Requirements:** Must be able to stand up to 80% of the time at minimum.* Physical requirements include driving, flying, sitting, and standing for extended periods of time.* This is not an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. Management may require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.* Willing to travel when needed._Beacon Oral Specialists Management, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training._Job Type: Full-timePay: $21.00 - $22.00 per hourExpected hours: 40 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* SurgerySchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* No weekendsExperience:* Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* CPR Certification (Required)* BLS Certification (Preferred)* X-Ray Certification (Preferred)* Certified Surgical Assistant (Preferred)Willingness to travel:* 25% (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Maryland Oral Surgery Associates, Bethesda , Surgical Assistant II, Healthcare , Bethesda, Maryland

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