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Lead Dental Nurse (63739)

Job Field:
Dental Jobs
Speciality:
Dentist/General Dental Practitioner Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
West Yorkshire
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
12.50 to 12.50 per hour
Salary Description:
£12.50 per hour
Posted:
17-Jun-22
Recruiter:
Medicruit
Job Ref:
63739

LEAD DENTAL NURSE REQUIRED

As a Lead Dental Nurse at this practice you will be an essential part of the Clinic Leadership team, helping to ensure that our patients are well cared for.

You will be responsible for the nursing team, and you will be expected to lead, develop and coach the nursing team to deliver excellent nursing support to the clinical teams in clinic.

You will also work closely with clinicians, carry out nursing duties and provide assistance throughout the patient journey.

Assisting the clinicians will encompass a wide range of activities from preparing and setting up the clinic, ensuring the various materials, appropriate instruments and equipment are available for each procedure, to cleaning and sterilising the used instruments.

Additional duties may include helping clinicians to record information about the patient’s oral health, processing radiographs and stock control.

DUTIES
Assist in implant procedures and other treatments related to caring for our patients
Decontaminate specialised instruments and equipment, including accurate set-up of surgical trolleys
Prepare patient oral hygiene packs
Carry out periodic decontamination equipment testing and results recording
Treatment room turnaround, including decontamination and preparation for the next patient
Follow all dental ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality
Assist in all clerical and administrative duties to support our clinicians and the patient journey in addition to tasks required by the Lead Nurse and Business Manager
Attend practice annual training for medical emergencies, CPR and any other training necessary to maintain GDC registration & the needs of our business
Perform other tasks in accordance with additional skills you have developed within the GDC ‘Scope of Practice’
Perform any other tasks that are reasonably requested
Adhere to all Health & Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
Pro-actively support compliance with CQC and all other regulatory bodies

Essential:
GDC Registered Dental Nurse
Certification in Dental sedation (or must be willing to train)
Certification in Dental Radiography (or must be willing to train)
Certificate in Sedation (or must be willing to train)
Evidence of continuing professional development in line with GDC requirements
Current and up to date CPD record
Experience of working in a patient focussed environment
Good communication skills
Time management and demonstrable organisational skills
Proficient IT skills including all Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
Ability to empathise and reassure
Ability to work well within a team
Flexibility i.e. with changing priorities
Minimum ILM Level 3 (or must be willing to train)

The role is full time Monday-Friday

Start dates end of July/early Aug.

Clinic set to open 5th Sept 2022.

Salary starting from around £12.50 per hour depending on experience and other skills/qualifications

Travel/Overnight stays is expected for all roles for training. Depending on start date, as a minimum 2 weeks. One week in Sol and one week in LPL. All expenses paid.

Benefits:
Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Life insurance
On-site parking
Private medical insurance
Referral programme
Wellness programmes

Closing Date:
25/06/2022

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