Oral Surgery Nurse Traveling

Overview

Purpose:  The Oral Surgery Nurse’s primary responsibility is to perform quality and efficient nursing procedures while building and maintaining positive and professional relationships with patients.  The Oral Surgery Nurse is directly responsible for managing IV lines and medications in concert with the Oral Surgeon. 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

 

  • Start and manage IV lines in oral surgery patients
  • Handles IV medications
  • Able to push IV medications
  • Assist in recovery after surgery

Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

  • Education/Certification:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Nurse certification from accredited nursing school; pass required regional or state licensing board examinations as applicable.
    • Experience working in PACU
    • ACLS and BLS credentials
    • Current nursing license issued by state where employed
    • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by law
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Outstanding positive attitude and demeanor
    • Professionalism in all aspects of job
    • Good grooming and professional image
    • Superior team work skills; strong ability to work well with others
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
    • Good computer/dental software skills
    • Good manual dexterity
    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment


 

Work environment/Conditions:

 

  • Overtime required to perform job functions as approved by Office Leader
  • Extensive travel as needed for training and to perform job functions
  • Safety procedures and personal protective equipment required including protection to minimize the risks from X-rays and blood borne pathogens
  • Potential long hours standing on feet

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. DentalOne Partners management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.


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