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Surgical Assistant

Company: Los Gatos Oral Surgery
Location: Los Gatos
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that you can call home and have opportunities to grow? We are looking for an experienced Surgical Assistant to join our growing practice. We pride ourselves on guiding our staff in the right direction to not only learn but also get hands-on training to move forward within the company.*Your new career awaits you...*We are looking for a diligent oral surgery assistant to support our oral surgeon before, during, and after each dental procedure. To be successful as an oral surgery assistant, you should be highly organized and attentive to patients' needs. An outstanding oral surgery assistant should have an excellent understanding of oral surgery procedures and exceptional hand-eye coordination.*Surgical Responsibilities:** Proper instrument cleaning in accordance with infection control and biohazard protocols.* Autoclave operation and function.* Surgical tray set-up.* Identification of instruments used in the clinic.* Room set up/break down for IV anesthesia and surgery.* Seat patient and perform pre-op set-up.* Review charts.* Nitrous oxide set-up.* Proper positioning of restraints.* Support airway for sedated patients.* Demonstrate patient calming techniques.* Ability to circulate and retrieve instruments.* Monitor patients post anesthesia.* Assess if patients need to see a doctor.* Understand emergency procedures and operation of emergency equipment.* Perform daily, weekly, and quarterly preventative maintenance on instruments, equipment, and headpieces.* Provide excellent patient care.*Non-Surgical Responsibilities:** Familiar with all forms and handouts (procedure-based, consent forms, etc.).* Aware of an in compliance with OSHA requirements (e.g personal protection)* Greet patients and make them feel comfortable.* Perform administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, filing, and charting.* Perform patient consultations.* Provide discharge instructions.* Make follow up phone calls to patients.* Take X-Rays / scans.* Enter EMR notes for various appointments and procedures.* Properly closing and opening the office each day (Tanks, Suction, Xray)* Back-up co-workers as needed.*Required Qualifications:** High school diploma or equivalent required.* Completion of an accredited Surgical Assistant program.* Certification as a Surgical Assistant.* Current CPR/BLS certification required.* Dental X-ray license (Pano, PA, CBCT) required.* Great organizational and time management skills.* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.* The ability to provide excellent patient care, even under stressful circumstances.* Consistent professionalism in appearance and attitude.*Schedule:** Monday Friday, 8 hour shiftJob Type: Full-timePay: $28.00 - $34.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceHealthcare setting:* Operating roomMedical specialties:* Perioperative Care* SurgerySchedule:* Day shift* Monday to FridayAbility to Relocate:* Los Gatos, CA: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Los Gatos Oral Surgery, San Francisco , Surgical Assistant, Healthcare , Los Gatos, California

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