Oral Surgery/Dental Assistant Full and Part Time

Company/organization: Jordan Valley Community Health Center
Contact: Kristen Backs
Phone: 4178511589
Website: www.jordanvalley.org/careers

Jordan Valley Community Health Center has openings for Oral Surgery/Dental Assistants, full and part time openings at our clinic in Springfield, MO.

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a dental assistant.
  • Education can be substituted for lack of experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Conscious sedation certification. 
  • Expanded Functions certifications
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Maintain daily schedule of OR cases for use by staff.
  • Record and maintain drug book and log, maintain drug inventory.
  • Maintain and ensure availability of emergency equipment and drugs.
  • Confirm and secure necessary documentation for cases, including medical clearances, guardianship, consent and any other documentation needed.
  • Perform pre-op and post-op calls to surgery patients.
  •  Document OR processes for each surgery.
  •  Sedation monitoring including observation and management of patient vitals, all monitors, etc.
  • Weekly sterilization of nitrous notes and hoses.
  •  Assemble post-op packs.
  •  Ensure proper instruments, towels, and other necessary items are available as required.
  • Operatory preparation and clean-up.
  • Preparation of tray set-up, sterilization of instruments
  • Passage and receipt of instruments.
  •  Mixing of cements, amalgam, and impression materials.
  • Oral evacuation and retraction.
  • Seating, preparing, and dismissing patients.
  • Operatory preparation and clean-up
  • Promotes effective working relations and work effectively as part of a team to facilitate the Clinic’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  •  Attains all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames, as part of the Clinic’s overall mission.
  • Responsibly follows the Clinic Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  • All other duties as assigned.  

Apply online at www.jordanvalley.org/careers

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