Under physician and/or manager supervision, utilizes skills and independent judgment acquired via schooling, certification, and/or on the job training to assist the Oral Surgeons to perform oral surgery procedures efficiently. Scrubs on all types of Oral Surgery procedures, handles surgical instruments and materials, anticipates the needs of the Oral Surgeon and assists as directed for both local and general anesthesia. Provides general chair-side assistance (draping patients, suctioning, retraction, sponging, chinning, etc.) and anticipates Oral Surgeon needs for treatment specified for local and general anesthesia. Prepares for scheduled operative procedures assuring that necessary equipment, instruments and supplies are available and ready to use. Maintains a clean and safe treatment room. Removes dressings and sutures. Performs point of care glucose testing per physician orders. Performs dental radiography to insure radiation health and safety, film exposure and processing. Provides coverage of clerical functions, such as answering phones, providing front desk support, etc.
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Certified Dental Assistant, or a minimum of three years of dental assisting experience with certification of completing the Michigan Dental Assisting Radiography Program.
3. BLS certification.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Receiving Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Shift Begin: 6:00 AMShift End: 4:30 PM
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905024185
About DMC Receiving Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.