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Recovery Assistant

Company: Benevis
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur teams don't just shape smiles -- they shape the lives of families every single day. Working with us means being challenged, having fun, and being proud of what you do. It means being a mentor, being a friend, and being part of a change that starts with a child. Our compassion and drive make us the best at what we do every day. This is the time to join not just an amazing company, but a place where you will be a part of making smiles happen every day.We are looking for a Recovery Assistant who loves working with children to join our energetic, fast-paced dental practice. The primary responsibility of the recovery room assistant is to monitor post-op patients as they recover from the surgical procedures completed on them that day. Recovery Room Assistants monitor vital signs, change bandages, administer oxygen (if required), assess overall recovery and educate patients and their families about aftercare instructions. They may be overseeing the recovery of a patient for 30 minutes to over an hour.Working with us, you will:Explaining procedures and treatment completed to parents or guardians using easily understandable termsReviewing post-operative instructions and answering any questions that the caregivers may haveMaintains airway, if requiredMaintains comfort and safety of patientObserves patient continuously noting and recording findings and promptly notifies anesthesiologist and/or surgeon of any complications or concernsTakes vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, oxygen saturation) as directed by anesthesiologist and/or surgeonResponds to life saving situations based upon experience, training, and office policies and protocolsOnce patient dismissed, promptly and thoroughly cleans/disinfects recovery room and prepares for next patientParticipates in quality improvement activities by discussing with anesthesiologist, surgeon and management, procedures or steps that could be taken to improve the recovery system, patient comfort and safetyWe expect you to have:Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent.A love of working with childrenBasic computer skillsAbility to walk and stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to twist, turn, bend, stoop, and lift/carry up to 30 pounds.State license or certification (as required)You stand out of the crowd if you have:Experience as a Dental Assistant with Operatory Room experienceExperience as a Registered Nurse, Medical Assistant or Licensed Vocational NurseExperience with children's dentistryCompensation Benefits for Full-Time Employees: Competitive salaryBenefits package: medical, dental, vision and optional life insuranceGrowth opportunitiesShort and long term disability401K with company matchCompany holidays and paid time offWe find inspiration, challenge, and reward every day at our job. Do you?

Keywords: Benevis, Chelsea , Recovery Assistant, Other , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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