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 the surgeon the nature of the surgical procedure including operative consent and methods of operative exposure
  • Diagnostic and laboratory data, patient-advanced directions and other needs
  • 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
  • Obtaining dental radiographs and dental imagine
  • Complete patient clinical narratives

Qualifications and Education Requirements

At Least one year of related experience preferred:

  • DAANCE certification preferred
  • Licensed dental assistant preferred
  • BLS certification required or the ability to complete within 1 month of hire
  • Radiology certification preferred

Preferred Skills

  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work well in a team or 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 dexteritySuperior listening skills with the ability to quickly comprehend instructions in emergency situations.

We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

Core Benefits & Wellness

  • Medical (including Virtual Care), Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Financial Well-being

401(k) Plan w/Company Match
Health Savings Account (HSA) with HDHP health plans

Life Insurance

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Spouse and Child Life Insurance

Time Off, Disability and Leave of Absence

  • Paid Vacation (starting at 10 days per year) and 6 Annual Paid Holidays
  • Employer-Sponsored Short Term Disability (Maternity Leave, Medical Leave, Bereavement Time)
  • Long Term Disability Plan