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Fort Sam Houston - Oral Surgery Dental Assistant

$18.64 – $18.64 hourly

Complete Mobile Dentistry, Inc.

Last Updated: 10/20/21

Job Description

Oral Surgery Dental Assistant – Fort Sam HoustonWe have an exciting opportunity for full-time Oral Surgery Dental Assistants to work at Fort Sam Houston, located in the great state of Texas. This is a great opportunity to provide exceptional care to service members, be a part of a great community on a military base, and receive a competitive compensation package including benefits. Both veteran and civilian candidates are encouraged to apply! Job Duties:

  • Assists the surgeon in administering of IV medications. Performs a variety of scrub duties in preparation of intraoral and extraoral procedures.
  • Anticipates the oral surgeon’s needs and assists the oral surgeon in the hospital operating room in a variety of complex oral and maxillofacial procedures that involve lengthy, delicate, surgery such as malignant growths, correction of congenital anomalies such as cleft palates, prognathism, traumatic injuries that require mandibular ramus surgery, implants, and other conditions that impair respiratory and masticatory functioning. Retracts vital vessel, nerve, and muscle structures and ensures that precautions are taken to prevent injury to these structures.
  • Ensures patient does not aspirate fluids and that injuries to the lip, tongue, cheeks and skin are prevented. Assists in wiring splints and maintains placement of retractors. Passes and uses materials in precise order and detailed fashion to prevent cross-contamination of surgical instruments. Prepares and places surgical dressings, removes contaminated instruments from the operating field, and cuts sutures on direction.
  • Monitors the patient under general anesthesia or sedation throughout surgery and closely observing numerical displays, facings, and audible alarms. Informs the oral surgeon of abnormal vital signs that include pulse rates, systolic and diastolic blood pressures, and oxygen saturations.
  • Applies, changes, and removes dressings, sutures, and other maxillofacial appliances as directed by the oral surgeon. Provides oral hygiene instructions for care of prosthodontic appliances and post-surgical instructions to patients.
  • Cleans and sterilizes materials, instruments, and equipment IAW OSHA Regulations. Maintains dental equipment in a clean and operative condition. Orders and stores dental supplies.
  • Records treatment and examination information on patient records, prepares consent form for anesthesia and surgery, and prepares prescriptions for dentist’s signature.

Qualifications:
  • Must be graduates from a formal dental assistant program, with a curriculum of a minimum of three (3) months in length plus at least six (6) months of clinical dental assisting experience, or have at least one (1) year of clinical dental assisting experience.
  • Must have completed training or have dental assisting experience within the past three (3) years and must have at least three (3) additional months of assisting experience in either an office-based out-patient surgery practice or the operating room. sterilization.
  • May be occasionally needed for patient scheduling or records review, but may not work routinely as a medical clerk or receptionist.
What we offer:
  • Competitive hourly compensation
  • Health and welfare fringe benefits (including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, and life insurance coverage)
  • Possibility for 401(a) retirement plan
  • Sick leave and holiday pay (10 holidays)
  • Vested vacation
If you are looking for a fulfilling opportunity that will provide you with unique challenges, please apply today! Candidates will be given immediate consideration. Complete Mobile Dentistry has earned an excellent reputation through our continued work and are proud to be a dental staffing agency that you can count on. We are dedicated to providing high level service to our clients and rewarding job opportunities to our employees. Complete Mobile Dentistry, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics, or status as a protected veteran.. In addition to federal law requirements, Complete Mobile Dentistry complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company performs work. 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Performs a variety of scrub duties in preparation of intraoral and extraoral procedures.</span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Anticipates the oral surgeon&rsquo;s needs and assists the oral surgeon in the hospital operating room in a variety&nbsp;of complex oral and maxillofacial procedures that involve lengthy, delicate, surgery such as malignant growths, correction of congenital anomalies such as cleft palates, prognathism, traumatic injuries that require mandibular ramus surgery, implants, and other conditions that impair respiratory and masticatory functioning. Retracts vital vessel, nerve, and muscle structures and ensures that precautions are taken to prevent injury to these structures.</span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Ensures patient does not aspirate fluids and that injuries to the lip, tongue, cheeks and skin are prevented. Assists in wiring splints and maintains placement of retractors. Passes and uses materials in precise order and detailed fashion to prevent cross-contamination of surgical instruments. Prepares and places surgical dressings, removes contaminated instruments from the operating field, and cuts sutures on direction.</span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Monitors the patient under general anesthesia or sedation throughout surgery and closely observing numerical displays, facings, and audible alarms. Informs the oral surgeon of abnormal vital signs that include pulse rates, systolic and diastolic blood pressures, and oxygen saturations.</span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Applies, changes, and removes dressings, sutures, and other maxillofacial appliances as directed by the oral surgeon. Provides oral hygiene instructions for care of prosthodontic appliances and post-surgical instructions to patients.</span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Cleans and sterilizes materials, instruments, and equipment IAW OSHA Regulations. Maintains dental equipment in a clean and operative condition. Orders and stores dental supplies.</span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Records treatment and examination information on patient records, prepares consent form for anesthesia and surgery, and prepares prescriptions for dentist&rsquo;s signature.</span></span></li></ul><p style='margin:0in;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">&nbsp;</span></span></p><div style="line-height:104%;font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">&nbsp;</span></span></div><div style="line-height:104%;font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Qualifications:&nbsp;</span></span></div><ul type="disc"><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Must be graduates from a formal dental assistant program, with a curriculum of a minimum of three (3) months in length plus at least six (6) months of clinical dental assisting experience, or have at least one (1) year of clinical dental assisting experience.&nbsp;</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Must have completed training or have dental assisting experience within the past three (3) years and must have at least three (3) additional months of assisting experience in either an office-based out-patient surgery practice or the operating room. sterilization.&nbsp;</span></li><li><div><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">May be occasionally needed for patient scheduling or records review, but may not work routinely as a medical clerk or receptionist.</span></div></li></ul><div style="line-height:104%;font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">&nbsp;</span></span></div><div style="line-height:104%;font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">What we offer:&nbsp;</span></span></div><ul type="disc"><li style="line-height:104%;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Competitive hourly compensation&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:104%;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Health and welfare fringe benefits (including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, and life insurance coverage)&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:104%;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Possibility for 401(a) retirement plan&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:104%;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Sick leave and holiday pay (10 holidays)&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:104%;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Vested vacation&nbsp;</span></span></li></ul><div style="line-height:108%;font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">&nbsp;</span></span></div><div style="line-height:104%;font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">If you are looking for a fulfilling opportunity that will provide you with unique challenges, please apply today! 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Windsor, Wisconsin, United States
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