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Recovery Assistant

Company: Benevis
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: $2,000 Retention Bonus and Attractive Comprehensive Benefits Package Offered Work for a company that is truly making the world a happier place, one smile at a time! At Benevis-Sutton Dental and Braces, we create over a million smiles a year in the communities we serve and believe that every person deserves access to quality, affordable dental care. This mission drives everything we do. With over 3000 employees in offices across the country from clinical to support staff - we are united in our mission to create happy, healthy smiles through providing high quality dental care in a fun, compassionate environment. Are you ready to join us in creating our next million smiles? We have JUST the opportunity for you.We are actively seeking a Recovery Assistant to join our growing team! As a Recovery Assistant you are an integral part of care team in providing support to the office and assisting the professional dental staff with treatment. Support our mission to providing excellent dental care in the community and help us create more smiles and memorable experiences. Join a team that believes in teamwork and truly cares about their patients.Find your opportunity to make an impact: Get out into your community -- participate in local events including school screenings, presentations and any opportunity to promote a positive image of us Participate in morning huddles (hey, even ask to run one!), let your peers know how much you appreciate them, highlight great examples of customer focus, collaboration etc. Love working with kids (they make up 80% or more of our patient base) Responsibilities: 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 terms Reviewing post-operative instructions and answering any questions that the caregivers may have Maintains airway, if required Maintains comfort and safety of patient Observes patient continuously noting and recording findings and promptly notifies anesthesiologist and/or surgeon of any complications or concerns Takes vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, oxygen saturation) as directed by anesthesiologist and/or surgeon Responds to life saving situations based upon experience, training, and office policies and protocols Once patient dismissed, promptly and thoroughly cleans/disinfects recovery room and prepares for next patient Participates 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 safetyYou stand out in the crowd if you have: Experience as a Dental Assistant with Operatory Room experience Experience as a Registered Nurse, Medical Assistant or Licensed Vocational Nurse Experience with children's dentistryQualifications: Requirements: Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent required CPR Certification-BLS Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus Willing and able to travel to the following locations in Connecticut: Bridgeport, Hartford, New Britain, New Haven, Waterbury We Offer: Competitive Compensation Mileage Reimbursement Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with match, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, company holidays and much more! The company will reimburse selected employees for eligible training/testing expenses required to obtain or renew the certificate We value teamwork, mutual respect and cooperation. We do not practice unlawful discrimination, including harassment or tolerate it in our workplace. What do we mean by discrimination? We mean that we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Benevis, Bridgeport , Recovery Assistant, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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