Dental Assistant for Oral Surgeon

16620 N 40th St Suite H-1 Phoenix, AZ 85032

Oral Surgery Assistant 

PART TIME POSITION: We need a conscientious oral surgery assistant to assist our oral surgeon before, during, and after each dental procedure. X-rays, surgical equipment preparation, and patient care will be among your tasks. You’ll also be responsible for keeping track of inventory and replenishing our dental supplies as needed. This is about a 20-30 hour per week position.  Office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday's and Fridays.  

To be effective as an oral surgery assistant, you must be well-organized and sensitive to the requirements of your patients. A great oral surgery assistant should be well-versed in oral surgery procedures and have excellent hand-eye coordination.

Oral Surgery Assistant Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparing patient charts, establishing treatment plans, and updating dental records.
  • Taking Panoramic and Intra-Oral X-rays
  • Infection control and biohazard protocols, preparing and sterilizing surgical tools, materials, and equipment.
  • Assisting the surgeon with chairside operations, setting up the operating room, administering anesthesia, and cleaning up.
  • Getting patients ready for surgery and keeping an eye on their vital signs during the process.
  • Reviewing pre and post surgical instructions with patient.
  • Monitor our surgical materials and medications, and replenish them as needed.
  • Assuring that instruments and equipment are kept in good working order.
  • Chinning general anesthesia patient during surgical procedures.
  • Above all, providing great patient care.

Oral Surgery Assistant Requirements:

  • Previous experience as an assistant in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
  • Panoramic X-ray knowledgable.
  • It is preferred that you have at least 2 years of dental assisting experience.
  • Expertise in the use of surgical equipment, instruments, and materials.
  • Occasional front office support.
  • Surgical procedures, chairside responsibilities, and health and safety protocols should all be well-understood.
  • A thorough comprehension of dental records, charts, and documentation is required.
  • Excellent time management and organizing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Even in stressful situations, the capacity to deliver great patient care.
  • Professionalism in both look and demeanor.
  • Strong work ethic, dependable and reliable.




Location: Phoenix, AZ
Employment Type: Part-Time
Skill Level: Not Applicable
Functions: Healthcare

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