Dental Nurse Job First Agency Direct Ltd
Organization Name : First Agency Direct Ltd
Post Name : Dental Nurse
Employment Type : Full Time
Qualification : GNM Nursing
Industry : Private
Work Hours : 8 Hours
Job Experience : Fresher
Salary : GBP 3000 To GBP 3500 Per Month
Location : Swindon, England, United Kingdom SN4 0DS
My name is Charlotte Watts and l have worked for over twenty years in the dental profession. Firstly as a trainee nurse before qualifying as a nurse passing the NEBDN with a Distinction.
I worked my way up the ranks; practice manager, business manager then onto operations manager. I know and understand the pressures of a busy dental practice in today’s highly competitive market. Any staff absence either planned or unplanned can have a huge impact on the smooth.
Running and reputation of a dental practice, this is why l set up First Agency Direct. However, l wanted the company to differ from other locum agencies, by putting our customers first, and actively shrug off the stigma of the idle agency nurse that will sit on their phone for the whole day.
All of our dental nurses are Qualified, GDC registered, Hep B immune, carry full medical indemnity, EDBS checked and come with their own Face fit tested mask and Pass certificate. First Agency Direct pay higher salary rates to our staff so we not only attract the best, but we expect the best from our team.
The role of a dental nurse is to work along side and assist dentists, therapists and hygienists in the care of patients. It is a varied job and can include everything from supporting with routine check ups to advanced specialist treatments.
Dental nurses are healthcare workers whose major role is to assist dentists in carrying out different kinds of oral-care procedures. Their job description entails preparing instruments to be used during treatment procedures, recording medical information, and ensuring that patients are comfortable.
Dental Nurse Responsibilities
Assist the dentist/hygienist/therapist in all clinical procedures, providing chairside
Maintain impeccable standards of hygiene and cross infection control, according to the
latest guidelines and following practice procedures and policy.
Prepare instrument trays for procedures.
Follow all practice procedures and protocols to maintain patient confidentiality
At the end of the surgical day, ensure the surgery management is adhered to in line with
practice procedures and policy.
Advise the Lead Nurse of any faulty or poorly functioning equipment, so that prompt
action can be taken to remedy any defects/problems and ensure service and
maintenance at the required frequency.
Ensure that all the relevant paperwork is completed promptly and accurately and that all
client records are updated and maintained, according to practice procedures.
Maintain Registration and comply with all GDC requirements.
Assist in managing the appointment book for all clinicians, ensuring that the daily
production targets can be met and the booking system is followed and to ensure a
smooth delay free workflow for patients or clinicians.
Dental Nurse Skills
Good people skills, including the ability to work with children and difficult patients.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to work well in a team.
Excellent communication skills.
Organisation and a methodical approach to work.
Confidence and a calm manner.
Ability to multitask.