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Surgical Dental Assistant Job in Vinton, VA 24179
(Job ID: 423423)



Vinton, VA 24179



Feb 01, 2024




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Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery/Vinton


Our company has been a prominent provider specializing in oral and maxillofacial surgery throughout the state of West Virginia and the Ohio/Kanawha River valley regions for nearly 25 years, and we are now in the Roanoke, VA market! Our mission is to provide an excellent and optimal patient experience in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our skilled surgeons utilize advanced oral and facial surgical techniques to deliver exceptional care. As an employer, we are focused on always striving to create a best-in-class experience for the entirety of our employees’ career from application to retirement. We seek team-oriented leaders with a desire to grow and be a part of an exciting time for our organization. Not only do we offer competitive wages, but we also offer a significant benefits package which includes zero premium deduction medical/dental/vision insurance options, employer F.S.A./H.S.A. contributions, 401k with match, PTO, paid holidays, employer-covered basic life insurance, voluntary benefits, wellness program, employee assistance program, and a weekday/day-time only schedule with short Fridays to boot! Job Title: Surgical Assistant Position Summary: To provide surgical support to doctors and excellent patient care. Duties and Responsibilities: • Ensures current patient records • Assists doctors with exams • Performs X-rays on patients, as needed • Reviews medical history with patients • Ensures proper consent forms are signed by patient and/or guardian • Prepare patient prescriptions accurately • Performs blood pressure checks, EKG monitoring, Pulse Oximeter monitoring • Records accurate anesthesia record charting • Records accurate vital signs • Maintain clear airways on sedated patients; performs suction on sedated patients • Performs post-op patient monitoring, including staying with patient until caretaker arrives • Assist with cleaning and preparing surgical rooms • Provides support for ongoing surgeries • Maintains upmost confidentiality • Any duties required to maintain patient flow and any other extra duties office clinical manager assigns Required Skills and Abilities: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Excellent interpersonal skills • Excellent organizational skills • Must be detail-oriented • Must maintain professionalism at all time • Must maintain training/ continuing education requirements • Ability to function in fast paced and/ or stressful work environment • Must adhere to company policies and procedures and safety guidelines Education and Experience: • High School Diploma or equivalent required • Certificate in dental assisting and/ or surgical assisting preferred • DAANCE, N2O and CPR certification required Physical Requirements • Prolonged standing and walking • Frequent bending and twisting • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. • Can physically assist patients including lifting, pulling, holding • Ability to retain firm grip on instruments for extended periods of time up to 1 hour • Dexterity to grab, hold, adjust, tap, feel, and pick up instruments frequently

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