If the eyes are the window to the soul, then the mouth is the doorway to the body. And just like the entranceway to your home, you want your mouth to function optimally and make a lasting first impression.
At Windsor Oral Surgery, we provide exemplary surgical care for those times when function is impaired throughout an individual’s lifespan. Our scope of practice includes, but is not limited to, the extraction of teeth, placement of dental implants, and treatment of dental abscesses. We ensure that everyone receives the treatment they need to improve their lives whether it be on an elective or emergent basis. We provide on-site sedation for the comfort of our patients requiring the most highly skilled nursing staff around.
We are currently seeking a new registered nurse to join our dedicated team of oral health professionals. If you have a passion for helping people, we want to hear from you.
Your purpose in this role will be to provide amazing patient care as a member of our team of expert nurses, a dental assistant, and the oral surgeon. Our patients always receive exceptional care, so whether you’re assisting during surgery, giving post-operative care, or calming down a nervous patient, you’ll need great communication skills and a positive, helpful attitude.
You should demonstrate great critical thinking skills, preparedness, and attention to detail. Whatever your level of experience, you are eager to continuously learn, develop, and grow your full-range of nursing skills.
Practically speaking, you will:
Provide exemplary patient care
Put patients and their families at ease
Review patient medical histories and check vitals
Start IVs, monitor pulse oximeter, EKG and administer drugs on the doctor's order
Recover patients in a PACU and give post-op instructions to family members
Prioritize which patients are seen in what order given appointment times, additional tests to be performed as well as equipment and room availability
Liaise with other medical/dental specialists, pharmacies, labs and hospitals
Assist in surgical procedures
Working @ Windsor Oral Surgery:
This is a full-time position, office hours primarily Monday to Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm, and Friday’s from 8:30am-1:00pm. We offer a competitive salary of $26.50 to $30/hour, commensurate with experience, as well as a benefits package and vacation.
Because skill building and education are hugely important to us, you will have access to continuing education opportunities and will always be on the cutting edge of the profession.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a recognized institution
Registration and non-blemished record with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Experience working as a registered nurse is ideal, but new graduates are welcome to apply
Demonstrate ability to start and maintain IV’s
Recent experience in direct patient care
Knowledge and understanding of frequently prescribed medications and how they may interfere with surgery and/or healing
Knowledge of dental terminology/procedures an asset
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required
How to Apply
Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you'll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.
We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us using the “Help” button.
We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment and look forward to hearing from you.