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Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

  • Location: Calverton, Nottingham
  • Salary: 111
  • Level: 3
07/10/2018 Aspiration Training Calverton, Nottingham NG14 6FP

Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Calverton, Nottingham
  • Salary: 111
  • Level: 3
Dental Nursing Apprenticeship
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Small dental practice located in Calverton, Nottingham.

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care, so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease.

Shown in the job description example below are key tasks, duties, and responsibilities that mostly make up the job description of dental nurses:

  • Open and close the surgery daily
  • Adhere to health and safety protocols as well as cross-infection to the highest standard
  • Ensure all dental instruments are correctly decontaminated
  • Set up for every patient
  • Provide the Dentist with the correct instruments and equipment
  • Serve as an assistant to the Dentist during treatment by passing relevant equipment and instruments to him, in the same vein retracting and aspirating if necessary
  • Mix and prepare materials
  • Write patient notes efficiently and correctly as dictated by the Dentist
  • Monitor patients from the entering the room, during treatment and after the surgery
  • Offer reassurance and support to patients
  • Carry out stock control
  • Greet patients and check them in
  • Answer the phone and deal with patient enquiries
  • Book appointments
  • Take payment
  • Liaise with laboratories and referral hospitals/practices.
  • Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
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