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Surgical Dental Assistant Job in Houston, TX 77063
(Job ID: 336107)

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Location

Houston, TX 77063

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 09, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#336107 ACTIVE

Description

Immediate opening for Oral Surgery Assistant Requirements * High School Diploma * RDA License * CPR certification * Dental assistant experience required but prior experience with an oral surgery office a plus * Must be friendly with great chairside manners * Must be a team player * Needs to be responsible, dependable, hardworking * Must be willing to learn, ask for help, or ask if the teams need help * Willingness to be flexible * Must be motivated to excel at patient care Job Duties * Assisting surgeon with consultations and surgeries * Appropriate setup and take down of surgical rooms * Provide diagnostic information through x-rays, dental impressions and casts * Assist surgeon with general anesthesia and IV sedation procedures * Maintain patients vital statistics and intravenous fluids during surgery * Provide patients with pre-operative, post operative instructions, and care tips * Adhere to infection control guidelines when preparing for, during, and upon completion of each dental treatment; disinfect and clean surgical and consult rooms and contaminated trays; disinfect and sterilize instruments, equipment, and surgical handpieces; handle and dispose of sharps and hazardous materials according to established University, State, and federal OSHA standards. * Strictly adhere to HIPAA standards in the protection of patient personal information Physical Demands * Ability to bend, stoop, reach ,and stand for long periods of time * Sufficient near vision acuity to identify and distinguish between dental instruments and to pass/exchange instruments to the doctor * Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person * Ability to lift and carry objects up to 25 pounds We are a fast paced office with a family dynamic. We love our patients and our office. We are looking for the right person to join our family. If you feel you want to be considered, please send us your resume with a short description about yourself and why we should consider you for this position.