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Surgical Dental Assistant Job in Hackensack, NJ 07661
(Job ID: 415151)

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Location

Hackensack, NJ 07661

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Sep 11, 2023

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#415151 ACTIVE

EMPLOYER

Riverside Oral Surgery Management LLC

Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Oral Surgery Dental Assistant to join our dynamic oral surgery practice. As an Oral Surgery Dental Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional patient care and supporting our oral surgeons throughout various surgical procedures. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about oral surgery and committed to delivering outstanding dental services. Responsibilities: Preparing the Treatment Room: Ensure the treatment room is clean, organized, and equipped with the necessary instruments and supplies. Sterilize and maintain surgical instruments according to infection control guidelines. Set up equipment such as suction devices, dental chairs, X-ray machines, and surgical lights. Assisting with Oral Surgery Procedures: Prepare patients for oral surgery, explaining the procedure and addressing any concerns they may have. Assist oral surgeons during surgical procedures, anticipating their needs and providing the necessary instruments and materials. Maintain a sterile environment during surgery, following strict infection control protocols. Monitor patientsand#39; vital signs and comfort level during surgery, ensuring their well-being at all times. Handle and dispose of surgical waste and hazardous materials in compliance with safety regulations. Patient Support and Education: Provide post-operative care instructions to patients, including oral hygiene practices, medication administration, and dietary restrictions. Answer patientsand#39; questions and concerns, offering reassurance and empathy throughout their treatment process. Educate patients about oral health, prevention methods, and the importance of regular dental visits. Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, documenting treatment plans, procedures, and progress. Administrative Duties: Schedule patient appointments and coordinate with other dental staff to ensure smooth patient flow. Manage patient records, update medical histories, and handle billing and insurance documentation. Assist with inventory management, ordering dental supplies, and maintaining equipment. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent; completion of a dental assisting program is required. Valid X-Ray License is required. Previous experience as a dental assistant, particularly in oral surgery, is highly desirable. Knowledge of oral surgery procedures, instruments, and materials. Familiarity with infection control protocols and safety measures. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a compassionate and patient-centered approach. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Proficiency in dental software and computer literacy. We offer competitive compensation, a supportive team environment, and opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are passionate about oral surgery and dedicated to providing exceptional patient care, we would love to hear from you. Apply today!! Job Type: Full-time Salary: From $25.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Disability insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Opportunities for advancement Paid sick time Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Vision insurance Medical specialties: Radiology Schedule: 8-hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday Ability to commute/relocate: River Edge, NJ: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience: Dental assisting: 1 year (Required) License/Certification: X-Ray Certification (Required) Work Location: In person

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