This mainly private dental practice located in New Forest are seeking a Dental Nurse to start as soon as possible

The role is to work full time Monday – Friday (35 hours per week)

This will be based on a shift pattern from 8am-2pm and 2pm-8pm

This is a 3 surgery site, equipped with modern equipment in place.

All surgeries are fully equipped, with Digital X-rays on site,Radiographs, CB CT scanner . Intra Oral Camera. Fully computerised using Exact

As well as general dentistry the practice complete treatments such as Cosmetics,Implants, Invisalign etc

Employment Duties:

1. 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’
2. Follow practice policies and procedures
3. Maintain professional indemnity and registration with the GDC
4. Undertake CPD in line with the GDC guidelines
5. Establish, promote and maintain productive working relationships with all members of the dental team
6. Liaise with the practice manager on all matters concerning administration, pay and service conditions
7. Assist with the supervision of trainee dental nurses in the practice
8. Assist with reception duties and perform other clerical duties if required
9. Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work

Key Tasks:

1. Prepare and maintain the clinical environment, including the equipment
2. Carry out infection prevention and control procedures to prevent physical, chemical and microbiological contamination in the surgery or laboratory
3. Record dental charting and oral tissue assessment carried out by other registrants
4. Keep full, accurate and contemporaneous patient records and ensure that they are stored securely
5. Prepare equipment materials and patients for dental radiography
6. Process dental radiographs
7. Monitor, support and reassure patients
8. Give appropriate patient advice
9. Support the patient and your colleagues if there is an emergency
10. Make appropriate referrals to other health professionals
11. Apply fluoride varnish either on prescription from a dentist or direct as part of a structured dental health
12. Segregate waste in accordance with the practice procedures and ensure its safe disposal
13. Liaise with reception over appointments for each patient
14. 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
15. 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
16. Follow all professional ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality
17. Maintain and promote patient confidentiality in relation to patient medical history, details of treatment, financial transactions or any conversation overheard
18. Complete laboratory request forms and keep records of all items sent, received and fitted
20. Assist in all clerical and administrative duties as required by the principal
21. Report equipment failures or breakages to the practice manager
22. Attend practice annual training for medical emergencies and CPR
23. Perform other tasks in accordance with additional skills you have developed within the GDC ‘Scope of Practice’
24. 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
25. Provide feedback on the performance of trainee dental nurses
26. 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
27. Attend all practice meetings as requested
28. Perform any other tasks that are reasonably requested by the principal

Salary is dependent on experience and to be discussed at interview stage. They are looking around £10.50 per hour.

All candidates must be fully qualified and GDC registered with UK expereince

Car parking on site

For more information contact Jade and quote reference DEN-47565
Call us on 01332 609318
Email us at [email protected]
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