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Surgical Assistant

Posted: 03/17/2024

Become a valued team member at a dynamic practice. If you enjoy working closely with others, are quick to follow through with tasks, and want to be a part of an elite winning team – keep reading!  We seek someone with an engaging personality to connect with our patients, is considered team-oriented, energetic, and organized. We will train the right person to provide the best possible experience for our patients.
Adirondack Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is a successful private practice with three locations in the Capital Region of NYS. Our skilled surgeons practice a full scope of procedures such as wisdom tooth extractions, dental implants, and bone grafts. We provide quality care and place a strong emphasis on developing lasting, trusted relationships with our patients.
As a key member of the surgical team, the Oral Surgical Assistant is directly responsible for:

  • preparing patients for consultations and procedures
  • obtaining and documenting patient medical histories
  • educating patients in perioperative care
  • operating radiologic equipment
  • ensuring instruments and treatment areas remain sterile
A successful Oral Surgical Assistant is highly organized and attentive to patient needs. An outstanding OSA will have an excellent understanding of oral surgery procedures and exceptional hand-eye coordination. Useful skills for this position include the following, but… we will train the right candidate for success!
  • Familiarity with medical or dental terminology
  • Knowledge of oral surgery procedures and/or implant systems
  • Software proficiency, specifically with Microsoft products, EMR and IM applications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Capacity to accept work directives and constructive criticism when learning new skills
  • Reliability and punctuality is a must
 AOMS proudly offers a competitive wage and generous benefit package. Starting pay is based on proven work experience. This is a full-time position that requires you to be on-site from 645AM to 330PM, Monday through Friday. We have three locations and surgical staff can expect to periodically travel between the two offices closest to where they reside. Relocation assistance may be available for new employees willing to move to the Greater Capital District. Serious candidates only. Please no drop-ins or phone calls – find us & apply on!

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