Dental Nurse

Location
M9 7ED, Manchester
Salary
Between £7.00 and £8.50 per hour (Depends on experience)
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Ref
1
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Part Time

Dental Nurse

Job description

  

Dental nurse - Must be GDC registered and have relevant Indemnity insurance:

Qualification Requirements:

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing National Diploma in Dental

Nursing awarded by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) Certificate of Higher Education in Dental Nursing

Foundation Degree in Dental Nursing 

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as     appropriate according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chairside assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc
  • Develop and file radiographs and change radiographic solutions as directed
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Order [OR ask the head nurse/ Practice Manager to order] new stock supplies as necessary
  • Ensure computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of receptionist as required)
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop skills and abilities
  • Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct
  • Order [OR ask the Head Nurse/ Practice manager to order] new stock supplies as necessary
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of dental nurse or receptionist in exceptional circumstances)
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop your skills and abilities
  • Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct