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Traveling Oral Surgery Assistant

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Pacific Dental Services
Dallas, TX
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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POSITION: Oral Surgery Dental Assistant

Are you looking to join a stable company that is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth, values your contribution, and provides you with a career rather than just a job?


• Arrive prior to the first scheduled patient to prepare for the day and be a part of the morning huddle according to the office schedule.
• Follow the guidelines set forth by the Operations Manager of the office you are working in that day; direct supervision is provided by the OM.
• Actively participate in the Perfect Patient Experience (PPE) ® by attending to the patient’s individual concerns within the scope of the Oral Surgery Assistants license, and promoting the good qualities of your specialist.
• Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices).
• Work closely with the GP lead assistant to ensure an appropriate and adequate clinical supply and that equipment is well maintained in each dental practice, while simultaneously remaining fiscally responsible.
• Maintain a clean, sterile and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable; prepare them for treatment and assist your specialist - thereby enabling them to provide efficient, quality dental treatment.
• Obtain dental history and/or records from patients (review patient health history and care-slips for completeness prior to providing to the specialist for review). Obtain an updated health history for the specialist for all returning patients.
• Work with the front office and back office teams to ensure the specialist’s schedule runs smoothly and efficiently.
• Complete and pass all required computer-based training
• Coach and mentor less experienced subordinate team members, and create an environment for knowledge transfer and cross-training.



Our ideal candidates possess the following qualifications:

• Equivalent to high school diploma or general education degree (GED); specified training courses as mandated by state for certification, licensure, or registration requirements.
• Associate degree or one-year certificate from an accredited college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience.


• As mandated by applicable state (e.g., CPR, coronal polish, x-ray exposure etc.)
• For Oral Surgery assistants: All assistants need to be OMSA certified within first nine months of their employment; additionally, ACLS certification is recommended, but not mandated, in order to work with Oral Surgeons without limitations.


Your commitment to Pacific Dental Services® is the key to our success. In turn, we’ll reward you with a benefits package that shows we care about you, your family and your future. We encourage team members to develop their distinctive talents and strengths—and embrace an entrepreneurial spirit that rewards individual achievement.


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