Dental nurse – Job Description



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DENTAL NURSE – Job Description


  • 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







  • 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 *




  • Scan and file radiographs directly into patient’s records in EXACT.







  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery.




  • Liaise with the person responsible for ordering of stock to ensure continuity of supply.







  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records







  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (this may include 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*

*All procedures and guidelines will be available either in the Staff Handbook which you will be given on commencement of employment or available at the practice.





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