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Oral Surgery Assistant

Posted: 02/05/2024

We are offering a wonderful opportunity to become part of our team at Legacy Surgery. Our oral and maxillofacial surgery practice is looking for a positive, energetic, and self-motivated individual to help assist the doctor with serving the community of Harrisonburg and surrounding areas with the highest standards of patient care and comfort. Our state-of-the-art facility utilizes the latest digital technology to deliver the highest quality surgical care with a primary focus on the patient experience.

Our ideal team member would have a friendly/positive attitude, be reliable, eager to learn, detail oriented, and work well within a team setting.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Assist doctor with surgeries
  • Monitor intravenous fluids and vital signs during and after the surgery procedure
  • Post-operative follow-up appointments
  • Perform new patient interviews
  • Assist with exam & consultation
  • Take radiographs as needed
  • Room set-up/break down
  • Providing pre and post-operative instructions, etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining a neat, organized, and well documented sterilization department
  • Accurately record proper treatment notes in patient's chart


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of nursing program, accredited oral surgery assisting program or some oral surgery assisting experience preferred
  • CPR Certification required
  • X-Ray Certification required
  • Anesthesia assistant certification required (training is available)
  • Compliance with state oral surgery practice requirements (i.e., X-Ray requirements, HIPAA, and OSHA training)
  • Computer skills; Sensei experience preferred, computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
  • Commitment to CE for career development (DAANCE)


  • Part-Time 25-30 hours per week. 3-4 days a week (office hours vary by location)
  • Full-Time 40 hours per week 5 days a week (office hours vary by location)
  • Two Locations Harrisonburg and Staunton
  • Benefits and Salary:
  • Compensation commensurate with experience. $17.00-$22.00 per hour
  • Vacation Time for part-time and full-time
  • 16 hours of Paid Personal Time
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Educational opportunities

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and proof of any certifications, as well as at least two professional references.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Expected hours: No less than 30 per week