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Surgical Assistant

Company: Specialty1 Partners
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Our office, Southwest Florida Oral Surgery - Fort Myers, is seeking a talented surgical assistant to join our busy specialty practice.We are looking for a talented and skilled Surgical Assistant to help us accomplish our mission to improve the lives of our patients by providing a world-class specialty experience for every patient. Here is what you need to know about the role, our team and why we could be the right next step in your career.Your ResponsibilitiesYou will ensure excellent patient service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the Dentist's shoulders. You will be focused on ensuring that the patients' needs, concerns, and questions are answered. You will help keep the patient relaxed and comfortable during their visit, being the patients go to resource during their visit which includes the following:Prepare the surgical area, instruments, and equipment before each procedure.Assist the surgeon during procedures by anticipating the surgeon's needs and assisting as required.Keep surgical areas and instruments clean and sterilized.Monitor and record patient vitals and ensure patient comfort and safety.Prepare and provide post-operative instructions and materials to patients.Help maintain inventory and order supplies as needed.Perform other duties as assigned by the surgeon or office manager.As one of the essential members of our office, you will also help to facilitate/coordinate other office responsibilities as needed.Your BackgroundYou are a resourceful Surgical Assistant who loves helping patients receive the experience they deserve and helping the Dentist to provide it. You're excited by the prospect of a patient leaving your office in a healthier, stronger, and more comfortable / happier being, each and every day. You're a kind, passionate and collaborative problem-solver who is able to proactively adjust to shifting priorities and values the chance to make an important impact.You also have the following:At least 1-2 years of experience as surgical assistant, specialty is preferredKnowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methodsUnderstanding of health & safety regulationsAbility to perform regulated non-surgical tasksGood computer skillsExcellent communication and people skillsA strong attention to detailWell-organized and reliableA high school diplomaA certificate from an accredited surgical assistant program (if required by law)An active state radiology license (if required by law)If this sounds like you, you will fit right in with the team!Why You Should Join Our TeamA career with us is a chance to work with everyone involved in the future of Specialty dental care. Dental Assistants, Sterilization Technicians, Specialists, Office Managers, Patient Care Coordinators and many more all work together to improve the patient care experience and great clinical results.We strive to build and maintain an environment where employees from all backgrounds are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. You will also find a culture of continuous learning and a commitment to supporting our team members in all aspects of their livesat home, at work and everywhere in between.Your Benefits & PerksBCBS High Deductible & PPO Medical insurance OptionsVSP Vision CoveragePrincipal PPO Dental InsuranceComplimentary Life Insurance PolicyShort-term & Long-Term DisabilityPet Insurance Coverage401(k)HSA / FSA Account AccessIdentity Theft ProtectionLegal Services PackageHospital/Accident/Critical Care CoveragePaid Time OffDiverse and Inclusive Work EnvironmentStrong culture of honesty and teamwork#prioritySpecialty1 Partners is the direct employer of non-clinical employees only. For clinical employees, the applicable practice entity listed above in the job posting is the employer. Specialty1 Partners generates job postings and offer letters to assist with human resources and payroll support provided to the applicable practice. Clinical employees include dental assistants and staff assisting with actual direct treatment of patients. Non-clinical employees include the office manager, front desk staff, marketing staff, and any other staff providing administrative duties.Specialty1 Partners and its affiliates are equal-opportunity employers that recognize the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws. Specialty1 Partners' Privacy Policy and CCPA statement are available for view and download at Partners and all its affiliates participate in the federal government's E-Verify program. Specialty1 further participates in the E-Verify Program on behalf of the clinical practice entities which are supported by Specialty1. E-Verify is used to confirm the employment authorization of all newly hired employees through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. The E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with a new hire's completion of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification upon commencement of employment. E-Verify is not used as a tool to pre-screen candidates. For up-to-date information on E-Verify, go to and click on the Employees Link to learn Jobble

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