Mile High Dental and Implant Centers, locally owned and operated since 1979, we’re the original all-in-one dental and implant center serving Colorado. Each Mile High Dental & Implant Center has onsite dental labs, 3-D CT scanners, and a team of dental and implant specialists. We’ll get to know you and help you reclaim your dental health and confident smile! We are growing and looking to add to our team of Surgical Assistants with a full-time Oral Surgery Assistant. This is an immediate opportunity to work in our locations in the Denver Metro area including Lakewood, and Englewood.
Under general supervision, our Oral Surgery Assistant will be responsible for the following responsibilities:
- Assist surgeon with general anesthesia and IV sedation procedures.
- Inform patients on pre-op and post-op instructions.
- Provide diagnostic information through x-rays, dental impressions, and casts.
- Maintain patient's vital statistics and intravenous fluids during surgery. Document treatment by charting in patient's records. . Passing surgical tools, surgical dressing preparation, and suture/debris removal.
- Ensure the patient does not breathe in fluids during the procedure through constant monitoring.
- Protect the patient’s lips, cheeks, and tongue from unnecessary injury.
- Sterilization of equipment and materials.
- Obtain proper consent forms regarding surgery and updating patient health history.
- Setting up of surgical suite by the type of procedure being planned.
- Preparing patients by obtaining and recording the patient’s vital signs.
- Attach relevant monitoring equipment in preparation for surgery.
- Re-sterilization of equipment and returning them to their proper places.
- Continued monitoring of vital signs and instruction on post-operation care with patient and or chaperone.
- Help recover patients from sedation and anesthesia.
- Record treatment charts.
We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K (matching) PTO, holiday pay, bonus opportunities, continuing education, professional development, and more.