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Overview

Stafford Oral Surgery & Specialists is an established multi-specialty dental practice that is dedicated to serving patients at the highest level. Integrity, professionalism, and hard work are at the core of what we do. We seek to cultivate and maintain an atmosphere that allows us to be the practice of choice both for the patients we serve, and the team members we employ. We are looking for an energetic surgical assistant with a high level of  team awareness and collaboration. The position will be  four days a week, with assisting duties primarily focused on supporting our oral surgeon.

Responsibilities

Our Dental Assistants are vital to the success of our doctors, and the growth of the practice. We are open to candidates from various backgrounds and levels of experience. Priority will be given to the candidates with greater experience in oral surgery, but all submissions will be considered. Skills can be taught and developed, so we are looking for someone that is an outstanding cultural fit first. Here are some of expectations we have:

 

  • Put the patient first.
  • Be proactive in learning, and humble in knowledge.
  • Participate as a member of the team, including supporting the other specialists as needed.
  • Share your personality as much as your compassionate hard work.
  • Assist the oral surgeon with all dental procedures including but not limited to, extractions, implant placement, and oral pathology.
  • General DA duties including but not limited to; sterilization of instruments, turning over of operatories, recording of exam and procedure notes, taking high-quality diagnostic radiographs.
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality according to the HIPAA guidelines.  Adhere to safety guidelines/procedures to OSHA and practice standards.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • X-ray certification.
  • 2 years in dental field preferred
  • Nitrous oxide certification preferred.
  • DAANCE certification preferred.
  • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, BLS and infection control training as required by law.
  • Experience with relevant dental software and electronic medical records.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Benefits Offered:

In return for providing an excellent patient experience, we offer a great benefits package to include health and dental benefits, 401(k), holiday pay and paid time off.

Salary Range

$20-25 per hour

Requisition Number

2022-5727

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