Surgical Assistant at Omaha Oral Surgery


Omaha Oral Surgery


Posted Under: Omaha, Nebraska jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 68101
Posted On: 2020-10-19 00:00:00

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. PI124838161