Employment

Dental Surgical Assistant - Oral Surgery

Chief Purpose of the Position

The Surgical Assistant will serve as a medical professional that supports an OMFS surgeon or resident during evaluations, surgery and post-op care. The surgical assistant will prepare the operatory and patient for each patient visit and/or surgery by obtaining the health history, vital signs, reason for visit, etc.

Knowledge, skills and abilities 

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to first assist in Oral Surgery
  • Works well with other team members towards a common goal
  • Uses time and equipment in an efficient and effective manner
  • Takes part in implementing long and short term objectives that are consistent with the organization’s mission, vision and goals
  • Assistant will demonstrate knowledge and skills to assist on surgical cases
  • Assistant will demonstrate customer service skills
  • Make patients’ care a priority
  • Communication, listening, verbal and written skills
  • Basic computer knowledge

Education level and experience 

  • 2+ years of full-time hands-on clinical/surgical experience required
  • Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
  • BLS and CPR certification preferred
  • Dental radiology license
  • Dental office experience preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Some college or technical training preferred
  • Computer skills preferred, with experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Email

 

Hiring Range: $18 - $21 per hour, based on relevant KSAs and work experience.

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Benefits for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • 14 Days of Paid Holidays.
  • 15 Days Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave Accurals.
  • Anthem Health, Vision and Group Life Insurance.
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance.
  • 401k Profit Sharing Plan.
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance.
  • Dental Care Discounts.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • Professional Development/Tuition Assistance.

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EEO Statement: VCU Dental Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age.

Apply now

Please submit a completed VCU Dental Care Employment Application Form for immediate consideration. Due to the volume of applications, no phone calls please.

 

Updated on Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:04:00 EDT


VCU Dental Care is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age.