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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Oral Surgery Technician in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Support the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery staff by providing direct assistance to the doctors and performing any essential duties as requested by the doctors.

  • Responsible for performing routine and more complex clinical duties to include but not limited to, taking and reporting vital signs, performing simple diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms in an outpatient care setting.

  • As part of a patient focused service, promotes a supportive and healing environment to enhance customer and staff satisfaction.

  • Offers comfort measures.

  • Assists with obtaining and assembling records and images prior to patient visit.

  • Participates in Supply Management to ensure supplies and specialty needs can be met, including schedule review/previsit planning; cleans, stocks and prepares exam rooms per protocol; Retrieves sterile trays and instruments from SPD; sets up biopsy kits and other equipment as needed; takes impressions as ordered; completes Radiologic testing as ordered following all safety and documentation guidelines per training and competency.

  • Assists doctors with procedures as requested including suctioning, retracting, and irrigating the operating field.

  • Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.

  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Education.

  • Work requires CPR certification and X-ray certification.

  • Certification from an accredited Oral & Maxillofacial program or Dental Assisting Program is a plus.

  • At least one year of experience in an Oral Surgery practice preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC Oral Surgery General

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 68575

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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