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Dental Nurse

Zoop Recruitment & Staffing Solutions
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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We are currently looking for a DENTAL NURSE to join our clients' rapidly growing team at their practice in Market Harborough

Our client is a group that have many dental practices in places such as Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, and Birmingham.

Purpose of the job

Provide clinical support to dentists, hygienists and patients, assist with reception or any clerical duties as required and perform such other tasks as reasonably requested by the principal.

Responsible to

The principal, dentists, practice manager and the dentist hygienist, therapist you are working with.

Employment duties

Perform high quality dental nursing whilst assisting each dentist, hygienist or therapist in all procedures in a safe and effective manner in accordance with the 'Code of Ethics' of the British Association of Dental Nurses, the GDC's 'Scope of Practice'

Follow practice policies and procedures

Undertake CPD in line with the GDC guidelines

Liaise with the practice manager on all matters concerning administration, pay and service conditions

Assist with reception duties and perform other clerical duties if required

Key tasks

Follow the practice procedures for infection prevention and control

Set-up and prepare the treatment room appropriately for each patient

Escort patients from the waiting room to the surgery, confirm the patient's medical history is up-to-date and communicate to the dentist, hygienist/therapist any change in medical history or problems that he/she has noted

Support the patient and colleagues if there is an emergency

Monitor and maintain stock within the practice as necessary, informing the practice manager and liaising with the dentists, hygienists, therapists over orders or any shortages of materials

Complete laboratory request forms and keep records of all items sent, received and fitted

Report equipment failures or breakages to the practice manager

Attend practice annual training for medical emergencies and CPR

Perform other tasks in accordance with additional skills you have developed within the GDC 'Scope of Practice'

Identify your training and development needs and undertake appropriate training to maintain and increase competence in nursing skills by following an agreed CPD programme to comply with the GDC requirements

Bring to the attention of the principal or practice manager any concerns about aspects of the practice, its performance or the performance of others in the practice

The ideal staff member must be self motivated and a real people person.

Self motivated, well presented, great communicator, driven individual.

If you can get the best out of others and have the personality to build rapport with customers and colleagues alike - Please forward your CV!

Must be able to work in the UK

Pay rate negotiable

UDA included

About Us

Zoop Recruitment are an independent Recruitment Specialist based in the East Midlands, and we pride ourselves into providing the highest quality of staff
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