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Oral Surgery Assistant

Company: Austin Oral Surgery
Location: Temple
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*The following application is for employment with:**Austin Oral Surgery**235 Hilliard Road, Temple, TX, 76502*Oral Surgery Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting the surgeon during consultation and surgery appointments. This position requires the capability to genuinely serve patients on every level, including the ability to enhance patient satisfaction and increase office efficiency. This position provides excellent pro-operative and post-operative patient care.*40%*: Assisting Doctor in surgeries, seating patients, and taking vitals. Maintaining competency for anesthesia monitoring. Completing consent forms and treatment plans. Documenting and maintaining records/charting within standards.*40%*: Giving pre-operative and post-operative instructions. Obtaining medical clearances. Maintaining lab and adhering to OSHA and Regulatory guidelines. Provide radiation protection to all patients in accordance with regulatory and compliance requirements. Produce radiographic images that consistently display proper exposure techniques and correct anatomical positioning values.*15%*: Preparing and maintaining clinical equipment and instrument; Maintain good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approach conflict in a constructive manner. Identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution. Maintain the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patients, doctors, employees and visitors. Discuss patient, clinic and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places. Provide an excellent patient experience as well as other duties as assigned.*5%*: Accept special projects and other responsibilities ad hoc.*Qualifications and Skills:** Must be able to perform all job functions satisfactorily.* Excellent communication and patient relations skills.* Ability to effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, fellow co-workers and Doctors.* Some computer skills are required and Surgical Technicians are expected to reference the practice management software to retrieve information regarding Doctors schedules, patient information, etc.*Education and Experience:** High School Diploma or Equivalent* 1+ years experience in a medical and/or dental environment* Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable*Certifications and Safety Requirements:** Basic CPR Certification required* Oral and Maxillofacial Assisting/Dental Assistant Certification preferred* Hepatitis B Vaccination & Titer* TB Vaccination & Titer*Work Environment:*The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Employees may be required to climb or balance (up to 3 feet) in order to obtain information and supplies necessary to complete their job duties. Occasional stooping, kneeling and crouching may be required. Extensive standing and walking. Assist in lifting and mobilization of patients.Additionally, occasional lifting and carrying boxes, supplies up to 25 pounds may be required.Furthermore, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) is required.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work constantly with other employees, patients and doctors.Work inside (air-controlled environment).Attend to different tasks simultaneously.*Other duties:*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Job Type: Full-timePay: $23.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid sick time* Paid time off* Pet insurance* Referral program* Tuition reimbursement* Uniform allowance* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* No weekendsExperience:* Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* X-Ray Certification (Preferred)Ability to Commute:* Temple, TX 76502 (Required)Ability to Relocate:* Temple, TX 76502: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Austin Oral Surgery, Temple , Oral Surgery Assistant, Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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