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Children's Hospital Boston Oral Surgery Assistant Trainee in Boston, Massachusetts

73606BRJob Posting Title:Oral Surgery Assistant TraineeDepartment:Plastic SurgeryAutoReqId:73606BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:The Oral Surgery Assistant Trainee is responsible for the following:

  • Greets and directs patients, provides routine information on procedures, and escorts patients to and from the service area.

  • Assists patients in scheduling required follow-up appointments.

  • Prepares room and instruments for the scheduled procedure.

  • Ensures instruments and materials are in place and prepared for use.

  • Takes, checks, and properly saves and files diagnostic radiographs and patient photos.

  • Takes dental impressions and produces study models.

  • Pours and trims hand and foot models.

  • Provides technical assistance during oral and plastic surgery procedures under local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and/or IV sedation.

  • Assists surgeon as instructed by displaying radiographic images and passing instruments and materials.

  • Monitors and records patient vital signs such as temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.

  • Provides patients/parents with written instructions for post-operative care and proper follow-up.

  • Cleans, sterilizes, and maintains surgical instruments and equipment.

  • Ensures operatory and exam rooms are cleaned and instruments are sterilized prior to patient examinations/procedures.

The Oral Surgery Assistant must have the following:

  • Up to one year of basic technical education or at least one year of on the job training

  • HS diploma required

  • Basic CPR Certification.

  • Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assistant National Board (DANB). If not already obtained, obtain Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) through the Dental Assistant National Board (DANB) within the first 6 months of employment.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only

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