Surgical Assistant Position at Advanced Oral Surgery - Lakeville, Lakeville, Minnesota

Created 01/14/2021
Reference 128776007
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Lakeville
Zip 55044-2003

Role and Responsibilities

The Surgical Assistant will help surgeons during surgery by performing duties such as tissue retraction, intravenous lines and completing documentation.

Performs preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care

Verifies the identity of patients and operative sites

Discusses with surgeon the nature of the surgical procedure including operative consent and methods of operative exposure

Diagnostic and laboratory data, patient-advanced directions and other needs

Monitors and maintains aseptic technique throughout procedures

Maintains an unobstructed operative field using surgical retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment

Determines availability of necessary equipment and supplies for operative procedures

Obtains and inspects sterile and non-sterile surgical equipment, supplies and instruments

Operates sterilization devices

Monitors patient intraoperative status

Obtaining dental radiographs and dental imagine

Complete patient clinical narratives

Qualifications and Education Requirements

At Least one year of related experience preferred

DAANCE certification preferred

Licensed dental assistant preferred

BLS certification required or the ability to complete within 1 month of hire

Radiology certification preferred

Preferred Skills

Basic computer knowledge

Ability to work well in a team or individually

Good Judgment and critical thinking skills

Passion for keeping people safe

Strong attention to detail, vigilance, and meticulous care on the job

Excellent manual dexterity Superior listening skills with the ability to quickly comprehend instructions in emergency situations.

Employer Advanced Oral Surgery

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