Oral Surgery Assistant - Wall Street Part-Time at Tend | Powderkeg

Location: New York, NY

Employment Type: Part-Time

Team: Dental Assistant

What’s Tend?

Tend is a dental services provider reimagining dentistry from the ground up. We offer a full range of services, from cleanings, to restorations, to orthodontics, to oral surgery. We’re building new dental studios in major metro areas across the U.S., including NYC, DC, Boston, and Atlanta. And we’re looking for dental assistants to join our rapidly-growing team.

Why Tend?

Tend does dental differently for patients and providers alike. We want our patients to look forward to their dental visits, thanks to easy booking, soothing spaces, warm hospitality, and ethical care. And we want our providers to love their jobs more than ever, thanks to a supportive culture, constant development opportunities, the best technology, and first-rate compensation.


  • Prepares operatory for the guests and is an integral part of the guest experience flow.
  • Prepares guest for consultations and treatment by welcoming, comforting and seating; Perform pre-surgical preparation
  • Provides diagnostic information by taking all images in preparation for the doctor.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for Oral Surgeon’s access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Monitor vital signs and anesthesiology equipment as certifications and doctor’s allow, provide chairside assistance to the surgeonDocuments procedures performed by charting in member’s medical records.
  • Provide post-operative instruction to patients regarding healing and careHelps Oral Surgeon manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects guests and other team members by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintains surgical supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Licensed Dental Assistant (preferred)
  • CPR/BLS Certification is required
  • 1-3 Years Experience in an Oral Surgery environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Engaging personality with high EQ and ability to easily learn new ideas & concepts and apply them to the role of the Oral Surgery Assistant in the studio

The Tend difference:

Tend is a place where dentistry is transformed into the empowering, human, and joyful experience it should be—for your patients, and for you.

We’re patient-obsessed:

The highest standard of care - Our providers always adhere to ADA guidelines

Outcomes over quotas - We respect provider autonomy and put patient needs first

Beautiful dental studios - Our award-winning spaces are designed to soothe and delight patients

An infusion of hospitality - We want your patients to look forward to seeing you

We’re provider-obsessed:

Warm, collaborative culture - We’re an inclusive, curious team that’s driven by excellence

Career development - We provide in-person mentorship and free, world-class courses

High-tech environment - Our dental studios are equipped with cutting-edge clinical technology

Top-notch compensation package - We offer best-in-class base pay and comprehensive benefits

Tend is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Tend is committed to promoting a work environment in which differences are respected, employees are treated fairly, and individual contributions are valued and rewarded. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Oral Surgery Assistant - Wall Street Part-Time
  • Company
  • Location
    New York, NY
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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