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Oral Surgery Assistant

Colorado Springs, CO | Full Time
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Job Description

Description

 

 Colorado Oral Surgery Group, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado is growing and looking to add an experienced Oral Surgery Assistant to our Surgical team, full-time, Monday through Friday.  This is a great opportunity to learn from top-notch oral surgeons and further develop your skills on a daily basis. We offer an incredible monthly bonus program (almost impossible not to reach!), a competitive hourly wage, and an exciting work environment - you will not be bored! At Colorado Oral Surgery Group, we strive to be the patient experience industry leader and our team members are the most valuable asset when it comes to achieving this vision. We nurture and support the professional and personal aspirations of each individual and grow together.


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday


Under general supervision, our Oral Surgery Assistant will be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Assist surgeon with general anesthesia and IV sedation procedures.
  • Inform patients of pre-op and post-op instructions.
  • Provide diagnostic information through x-rays, dental impressions, and casts.
  • Maintain patient's vital statistics and intravenous fluids during surgery. Document treatment by charting in patient's records. . Passing surgical tools, surgical dressing preparation, and suture/debris removal.
  • Ensure the patient does not breathe in fluids during the procedure through constant monitoring.
  • Protect the patient’s lips, cheeks, and tongue from unnecessary injury.
  • Sterilization of equipment and materials.
  • Obtain proper consent forms regarding surgery and update patient health history.
  • Setting up of surgical suite by the type of procedure being planned.
  • Preparing patients by obtaining and recording the patient’s vital signs.
  • Attach relevant monitoring equipment in preparation for surgery.
  • Re-sterilization of equipment and returning them to their proper places.
  • Continued monitoring of vital signs and instruction on post-operation care with patient and or chaperone.
  • Help recover patients from sedation and anesthesia.
  • Record treatment charts.

We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K (matching) PTO, holiday pay, monthly bonus opportunities, continuing education, professional development, and more.

Requirements

 

  • BLS/ACLS
  • 2 or more years of experience in Oral or Periodontal Surgery
  • DAANCE certified or willing to obtain within 6 months
  • Ability to take direction from an oral surgeon/Office Manager
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good manual dexterity and ability to stand for long periods.
  • Should be reliable and have strong interpersonal communication skills. Computers and Technology and dental equipment

Company Overview

  • Website peakdentalservices.com
  • Headquarters COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
  • Size 50 - 100
  • Founded 2008
  • Type Private
  • CEO
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Healthcare
  • About peak dental services
  • Peak Dental Services provides call center, marketing and insurance management services for dental organizations.

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