Surgical Assistant

Bird and Johnson Oral Surgery View Company Profile

Description: Bird and Johnson Oral Surgery in Cocoa, Florida is searching for a skilled Surgical Assistant to provide the best care to our patients in a friendly, comfortable environment. With the philosophy of, xe2x80x9cthe patient comes firstxe2x80x9d approach to all our procedures, we have earned the reputation of performing the highest standard of Oral Surgery in the most compassionate and attentive manner. Duties and Responsibilities Assist the Oral Surgeon during a variety of surgical procedures. Prepare treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. Take dental x-rays of excellent, diagnostic quality. Review patient health history to ensure it is recorded accurately and completely. Serve as an infection control officer: follow infection control protocol, prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment. Help patients feel comfortable before, during, and after surgical treatment. Provide patients with post-operative instructions for oral care following surgery or other oral treatment procedures. Record doctor notes and vital sign information during a surgical procedure or office consultation. Perform office management tasks that often require the use of a computer. Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential. Requirements: One or more years of Dental and/or Surgical Assistant experience is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent. Experience using computers for a variety of tasks. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Consistent professional appearance and attitude. Must be detail oriented, punctual, and patient-care focused. Motivated to grow and learn new things. Ability to cross train and perform front office functions. Benefits Opportunities Medical Dental Vision Life Insurance Long and Short-Term Disability Paid time off 401(k) If you are a team player with a passion for providing excellent patient care, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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