Hiring 4 Healthcare are recruiting for a Qualified Dental Nurse to work in a practice based in Penzance.
This is a mixed NHS and private practice.
This is a Lead Dental Nurse role.
As a dental nurse you could help any member of the dental team - dentists, clinical dental technicians/technologists, hygienists, and therapists - treat patients of all ages.
Some will be there for a check-up while others will have more complicated treatment.
You’ll need to reassure people and put them at ease while supporting the team in all aspects of patient care.
- In a dental practice, you will welcome patients and provide direct support with the treatment itself.
- taking responsibility for the decontamination of instruments· maintaining dental operating equipment.
- ensuring that all relevant materials and supplies are in place.
- looking after patient records - including making notes when the dentist is examining a patient· working closely with the dentist, responding quickly to requests and generally keeping the surgery ready for use.
You will also be responsible for ensuring high standards of cleanliness and control of infection. With extra training, you could take x-rays and clinical photographs, take impressions, make models of teeth and apply fluoride varnish to prevent tooth decay.
You will also help spend time on reception. Tact and discretion are important qualities for a dental nurse - you will be handling confidential patient information and caring for people who may be anxious.
This is a full-time permanent role 40 hours per week.
Salary dependant on experience up to £9..50 per hour.
Fantastic opportunity to develop and train to become a practice manager.
As a valued member of this team, you will benefit from on-going support and the opportunity to expand your personal development through regular courses, training and all CPD free of charge. GDC fees and Indemnity costs will also be covered for you.
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