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Full-time, Part-time

Rockville, MD 20857

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Job Description


Procedures include extractions, dental implants, wisdom teeth, biopsies with both local and general anesthesia.

Despite our office's high retention experience - one staff member left during the shutdown and decided to retire and another staff member left the country recently for personal reasons.

We are looking for 2 part-time employees to join our team. Both positions are for surgical assistants with intention to cross train them to help with front desk duties if we find the right candidates.


This is a high-end FEE-FOR-SERVICE (no PPOs or HMOs) practice with one oral one surgeon, 3 surgical staff, and 2 front staff. We have been in our location for 31 years.

We work as a team - each one of us is key to each patient's care to "have the best possible experience".

Patient Demographics: Our patients and their families are highly intelligent, educated, and expect the highest level of care. 40% of our patients (or family) are doctors or other healthcare professionals. We see a broad range of international patients as well - many ethnic and religious backgrounds are represented.

Since we do not participate with any insurance plans, each and every patient actively chooses to come to our office for their care. This is key since they could have gone elsewhere for less cost. Instead, they come to our office without regret! Our staff are key to assuring that this care model works. We actively think and act to assure that patients leave our office thrilled with the care they receive. Patients then, hopefully years later, return happily or refer their family and friends – this is an upbeat and nurturing office!

Referral Demographics: We are honored to have the best dentists refer their patients to our office. Constant communication with these dentists, their staff, & our mutual patients is critical! All of us enjoy getting to know our patients (and their families) & our referring offices. A like-minded outgoing, upbeat, mature person is needed. Empathy and a desire to help is key. We see lots of implant patients & wisdom teeth patients - young patients as well as old are seen. Many patients are seen for more than one appointment & over the course of multiple months. We look forward to welcoming our new team member!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Oral Surgeon: Procedures include extractions, implants, bone grafting, biopsies, and other surgeries. General anesthesia is often involved.
Provide post-surgery care and discharge of patients.
Document patient consultations, procedures including anesthesia records, and follow-up visits into the patients’ electronic medical record (EMR).
Take digital x-rays including panoramic and CBCT scans. This can wait until the candidate secures the license.
Sterilize and package instruments. Organize as needed.
Ready the surgical rooms for patients and upcoming surgeries.
Train for emergency readiness with the team on a routine basis.
Utilize the software for patients EMR by inputting patients EMR notes, Anesthesia records, E-scripts, treatment plans and tracking.
Prepare for the next day's appointments including selection of materials & verify referrals and x-rays are ready.
Order, stock and maintain surgical & implant supplies.
Achieve and maintain the following certifications: BLS for Healthcare Providers, Dental Radiation Safety, DAANCE, and OSHA. (Training or prep is provided and exams are paid for by our office.)
Assist the front office staff as needed.
LANGUAGE: EXCELLENT customer service experience is our top priority. (PERFECT ENGLISH IS KEY! Many of our patients have English as their 2nd language).
NEXT STEPS: We welcome your application, in order for it to be reviewed please call (301) 717-9501 any day of the week from 7AM-7PM and introduce yourself in a voicemail! Applications submitted without a voicemail introduction will not be reviewed.
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience medical or dental office preferred. We are willing to train the right person.
JOB TYPE: Part-time Oral Surgery Assistant
PAY: $15.00 - $30.00 per hour (depends on experience)
401(k) after plan entry period is met.
Profit Sharing Pension Plan after plan entry period is met.
Discount for oral surgery.
SCHEDULE: Office Hours: 8:30 (sometimes sooner) to 4:30 (sometimes later) Monday to Friday (no weekend or holidays or evenings). This position is for 25 hours per week. 8:30-1:30 Monday to Friday. We may also have a position with a later start time.
LOCATION: Our office is located in a building right across from where White Flint Mall used to be. We have been here since 1990. The office has parking both outside as well as in the building.
WORK REMOTELY: No. Unfortunately, this is a surgical position.
COVID-19: PLEASE ASSURE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN FULLY VACCINATED. All staff have been completely vaccinated. There will be a remote interview before we have the staff selected for a working visit. Screening questions asked as well as temperature taking is in place for staff as well as our patients. We only allow the patient to the office unless circumstances prevent this to minimize contact. Although we are already sanitizing, disinfecting, & cleaning we are continuing to implement changes to keep up with any current recommendations. Custom plexiglass barriers are in place & all spaces have been removed of magazines, decorative items, and cleared to allow for complete, frequent cleaning and disinfecting. We take COVID-19 very seriously! We also expect our staff to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination before employment.
Pay: $15.00 - $35.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We have so many precautions in place. Our staffs' safety, our safety, and the safety of our patients is critical! We do expect our staff to all be vaccinated.

Posting ID: 760869646 Posted: 2022-09-26 Job Title: Oral Surgery Assistant Scribe