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Surgical Assistant

Company: North Alabama Oral & Facial Surgery
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

We are an elite oral surgery practice that is committed to exceptional care for our patients and first-class service to our referring doctors. We are looking for a fun, hardworking, compassionate, team player to help us grow the practice and continue to serve our community with all of their oral surgery needs. Previous oral surgery experience is a plus but not required.

The role of the Surgical Assistant is critical in providing exceptional patient care resulting in the best clinical outcomes and meeting the needs of our patients.

Role and Responsibilities

The Surgical Assistant will help surgeons during surgery by performing duties such as tissue retraction, intravenous lines, and completing documentation.

Performs preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.

Verifies the identity of patients and operative sites.

Discusses with surgeon the nature of the surgical procedure including operative consent and methods of operative exposure.

Monitors and maintains aseptic technique throughout procedures.

Maintains an unobstructed operative field using surgical retractors, sponges, and suctioning and irrigating equipment.

Determines availability of necessary equipment and supplies for operative procedures.

Obtains and inspects sterile and non-sterile surgical equipment, supplies and instruments.

Operates sterilization devices.

Monitors patient intraoperative status.

Obtains dental radiographs and dental imaging.

Completes patient clinical narratives.

Other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

High School diploma or equivalent required.

BLS certification required or the ability to complete within 1 month of hire.

At Least one year of related experience preferred.

DAANCE certification preferred.

Licensed dental assistant preferred.

Radiology certification preferred.

Skills and Abilities

Basic computer knowledge.

Ability to work well in a team and individually.

Good Judgment and critical thinking skills.

Passion for keeping people safe.

Strong attention to detail, vigilance, and meticulous care on the job.

Excellent manual dexterity.

Superior listening skills with the ability to quickly comprehend instructions in emergency situations.

Basic knowledge of medical terminology.


Medical (including Virtual Care), Dental, and Vision Coverage

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Uniforms/Scrubs provided


Competitive pay, Bonus potential, and annual merit reviews

401(k) Plan w/Company Match

Health Savings Account (HSA) with HDHP health plans


Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

Spouse and Child Life Insurance


Paid Vacation (Starting at 2 weeks) and 6 Annual Paid Holidays

Employer Sponsored Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability Plan

Keywords: North Alabama Oral & Facial Surgery, Huntsville , Surgical Assistant, Healthcare , Huntsville, Alabama

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