Oral Surgical Assistant / OMSA / COMSA - Oral Maxiofacial Surgery Clinic

Job Number
B--UMG Phoenix
B--UMG Phoenix - C/P-OMFS-Clinic
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1111 E. McDowell Road
City & State
Posting Category
New Grad


Do you want to grow your career with an award-winning health care leader in a dynamic part of the country?

Would you like to help drive change with an innovative organization?

If you want more and better options for your career, you belong at Banner – University Medical Group!


At Banner - University Medical Group (BUMG), we’re creating a world class medical organization that brings together a leadership team committed to a physician-focused structure, while navigating the challenges of moving from a volume-based to value-based health care system.


Our very busy OMFS Practice provides care for facial fractures, head trauma, extraction of teeth, dental implants, treatment of head, face and mouth abcess, and head and facial tumors.


We are currently seeking a dynamic and eperienced Oral Surgical Assistant for a full time need supporting our OMFS Team.  This position is full time, Mon-Friday.


The preferred candidate will have at least 2 years of oral surgical experience.

OMSA and CPR Certification are required.



About Banner - University Medical Group
Join our nonprofit faculty practice plan associated with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson. Our 800-plus clinicians provide primary and specialty care to patients at highly ranked Banner - University Medical Centers and dozens of clinics while providing mentorship to more than 700 residents and fellows. Our practice values and encourages the three-part mission of academic medicine: research, teaching and excellent patient care.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

The Oral Surgery Assistant role is responsible for providing assistance to Oral Surgeon such as receiving patients, patient preparation, viewing chart, assisting surgeon during procedures and updating and maintaining patient records. This position is responsible for preparing surgery areas and patients for operations, assisting surgeons with general anesthesia and intravenous sedation procedures.


Essential Functions

  • Maintains a clean environment to by ensuring surgical tools are properly cleaned and sterilized prior to patient treatment


  • Obtains medical and dental history, updates patient medical charts by accurately inputting electronic medical records about performed procedures, progress, recommendations, and other subjects in the patient's charts


  • Transfers surgical instruments to oral surgeons, checks vital signs or maintains IV fluid flows during surgery and prepares surgical dressings as needed


  • Ensures equipment used by the oral surgeon is properly controlled and maintained


  • Keeps track of supplies and ensures adequate clinical supply inventory


  • Participates in Perfect Patient Experience (PPE) by attending to individual patients concerns within scope oral surgical assistant role


  • Provides patient care and maintains records in accordance with federal, state, and organization requirements


  • Coordinates with the rest of the office team and participate in department team huddles



Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Dental Assisting Program.

OMSA and CPR certification required

Minimum of 1-2 years of related experience.

Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, excellent phone etiquette and customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications

ACLS certification

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.