Oral Surgery Assistant

AZ Specialty Dental Services LLC

Arizona - US
Aug 4th, 2022

Oral Surgery Assistant

Multiple Locations-Tucson Area

**$1,000 Sign-On Bonus**

AZ OMS is seeking to hire an Oral Surgery Assistant to our team! We are looking for a detail oriented, reliable team member for our fast-paced office. We value our employees and strive to offer a fun and educational work atmosphere! So, want to be part of a team that rewards employees with positive feedback, retirement plan, paid vacation, health benefits, continuing education benefits and other great incentives? Send us a resume today!


CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for turning on all dental equipment.
  • Prepare all equipment, instruments and materials for use prior to patient arrival.
  • Escort each patient to the operatory in a timely manner.
  • Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after treatment.
  • Stay in the operatory and interact with the patient until the doctor arrives.
  • Take X-rays as needed or instructed after reviewing case notes or dental referral.
  • Confirm with medical history with patient and make any necessary changes needed.
  • Confirm the patient is aware of and educated on the treatment being performed.
  • Assist the doctor with all dental treatments and/or procedures performed.
  • Responsible for accurately charting appropriate data in the patient’s record. Including but not limited to clinical notations, clinical irregularities, treatment performed, updates of medical history records, additional doctor’s comments, confirmation of the priority of treatment with the doctor and noting the patient’s response and questions to treatment.
  • Provide patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures. You will also work with the Dental Treatment Coordinator to ensure our patients are scheduled for proper treatment and length of dental appointment is accurate.
  • Sterilize and disinfect dental instruments properly: must remove all organic and inorganic materials from dental instruments before sterilization process.
  • Stock all operatories and designated sterilization area(s).
  • Responsible for notifying the Lead Assistant of materials that are running low and need replacement or re-stocking.
  • Assist in daily and monthly maintenance of all sterilization equipment, hand pieces, hand piece motors, suction, traps and x-ray/sensors units.
  • Navigate software without assistance.
  • Aid the Lead in training of new Sterilization Techs, Assistants, and Doctors.

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