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Oral Surgery Dental Assistant-temp casual part time

University of Minnesota
United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis
November 05, 2023
Job ID
Twin Cities
Job Family
Supplemental Employee
Full/Part Time
Job Code
Employee Class
Civil Service
About the Job

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Deliver direct patient care as expected by the Oral and Maxillofacial Division.
2. Provide dental related information to potential or current patients.
3. Possess strong working knowledge of medications used in clinic and prepare as needed.
4. Provide assistance to dental students, residents, and faculty with services rendered to patients. This includes assisting with consults. Post operatives, laboratory x-ray procedures and surgeries involving local anesthesia, nitrous oxide administration, IV sedation and general anesthesia, developing and mounting radiographs.
5. Provide care to patients in recovery following IV sedation and general anesthesia
6. Remove suture & dressings as required.
7. Prepare operatories
8. Assume responsibilities of understanding emergency procedures and operation of emergency equipment.
9. Prepare and sterilize instruments.
10. Provide chair-side Dental Assisting during a variety of procedures
11. Stock supplies to operatories or other areas as needed
12. Assist or be present in the acknowledgment of counting of materials, sedation products, or other items as directed
Other duties as assigned

For this position, the pay is $25.50 per hour.


For this position, the pay is $25.50 per hour.

All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.

Required Qualifications:
Completion of a MN CODA approved Dental Assisting program
Current MN Dental Assisting License
Experience as an Oral Surgery Dental Assistant

Highly preferred:
DANB certification

Preferred Qualifications:
IV sedation certification

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents there.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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