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Surgical Assistant

Company: Southern Oral and Facial Surgery
Location: Franklin
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

We are an elite oral surgery practice that has a commitment to exceptional care for patients and first-class service to our referring doctors. We are looking for a fun, hardworking, compassionate, team player to help us grow the practice and continue to serve ours and the surrounding communities with all of their oral surgery needs. Previous oral surgery experience a plus but not required. The role of the Surgical Assistant is critical to the success of the surgeon to provide exceptional patient care resulting in the best clinical outcomes and meets the needs of our patients. Surgical Assistants provide a variety of patient care and office duties as described below. 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. CORE BENEFITS & WELLNESSMedical (including Virtual Care), Dental, and Vision CoverageEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Uniforms/Scrubs providedFINANCIAL WELL-BEINGCompetitive pay, Bonus potential, and annual merit reviews401(k) Plan w/Company MatchHealth Savings Account (HSA) with HDHP health plansLIFE INSURANCEBasic and Supplemental Life InsuranceSpouse and Child Life InsuranceTIME OFF, DISABILITY AND LEAVE OF ABSENCEPaid Vacation (Starting at 2 weeks) and 6 Annual Paid HolidaysEmployer Sponsored Short Term Disability (Medical Leave - including maternity leave)Long Term Disability PlanPI157363646

Keywords: Southern Oral and Facial Surgery, Franklin , Surgical Assistant, Healthcare , Franklin, Tennessee

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