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Swedish Medical Center Dental Assistant - Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Dental Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Dental Assistant is responsible for acting as First Assistant during oral and maxillofacial surgery cases in the OR. Must have knowledge, training and experience in Orthognathic procedures in order to work in conjunction with the oral surgeon. Must have experience with sterile instruments and sterile fields in the OR. Prepares and sterilizes dental instruments and updates patients’ dental records. Will conduct pre-op teaching (2 hr appointments) for most surgeries. Will take impressions as well as prepare the molds, etc. Will take dental radiographs. Will also assist with dental procedures in the office and have experience with various forms of office sedation.

In this position you will:

  • Take diagnostically appropriate CBCT scans

  • Enter patient information into electronic medical record

  • Take clinical photography

  • Record patient vital signs

  • Take alginate impressions, pour up stone models

  • Return patient phone calls during the day

  • Maintain inventory of supplies

  • Clean and sterilize instruments

  • Attend office training and continuing education as requested

  • Assist in general office upkeep including tidying up and other miscellaneous needs as required

  • Assist medical assistants with their clinical duties

  • Assist in surgical treatment under local, IV sedation and general anesthesia


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited Dental Assisting program

  • Dental Assistant License in the state of Washington

  • Current BLS (must be AHA accredited) required to have upon hire

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience assisting in the operating room with maxillofacial and oral surgery

  • Experience in treating medically complex patients

About Swedish Medical Group

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Broadway 2 (WA143) 600 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 234042