Oral Surgery Assistant I - CCOFS Gastonia

February 26th, 2024

Gastonia, NC | Technical Position

Become a valued team member for a dynamic, growing, fast-paced oral surgery practice where you are encouraged to learn and grow! Our world-class team includes highly skilled oral and maxillofacial surgeons dedicated to providing outstanding care and service to all of our patients. We offer exceptional benefits, 401k (with match), eight paid holidays, and you accrue up to four weeks of vacation in your first year alone!

*Pay ranges noted are autogenerated by Indeed (or other career sites) are not Flagship’s evaluation of pay which is a consideration of job experience, certifications, etc.*

Start your career in oral surgery in a role that allows you to observe, train, and participate with supervision in setting up for minor surgical procedures, assisting in minor procedures, instrument processing, room turnover, and other clinical duties as needed.

Here are some of the job duties you will perform:

  • Set up for non-sterile & sterile procedures (under supervision) with appropriate instruments, equipment, and supplies.
  • Assist surgeon during minor surgical procedures including suctioning, retracting, passing instruments, providing airway support under supervision of Oral Surgery Assistant II/III, Surgical Tech, or RN, until core competencies are met.
  • Circulates on surgical procedures, completing necessary EMR (electronic medical record) entries, paperwork, logs, etc.
  • Performs other procedures as directed (capture radiographs, take/pour dental impressions, capture intraoral digital scans, remove surgical splints, fit splints, remove sutures, place packs, etc.).

To be considered for this role, you need to have the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current BLS certification¹
  • Infection control training¹
  • Sterile processing certification/experience¹
  • Dental Radiography certification²
  • Successful completion of approved nitrous oxide course²
  • IV/Phlebotomy certifcation²
  • Anesthesia-related continuing education²

¹ Or obtained within 90 days of employment

² Or obtained within one year of employment

 

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