Dental Nursing

Dental Nurse Apprentice

Company
With Rosslyn Road Dental Surgery
Location
Working in Stoke-On-Trent (view map)
Level
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Salary
Paying £148.20 per week
Duration
21 months duration

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About the apprenticeship

Duties will include:

  •  Provide chairside assistance with dentist, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  •  Keep all clinical areas and 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
  •  Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  •  Accurately complete patient clinical records on computer as directed and ensure they are accurately maintained and securely stored
  •  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.
  •  Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  •  Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  •  Order new stock supplies as necessary
  •  Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  •  Attend and participate in practice meetings
  •  Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties of general cleaning 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
  •  Reception duties answering the phone in a professional manner, booking appointments using practice computers
  •  Money handling, issuing receipts
  •  Studying for Dental nurse diploma and registering with the GDC
Future Prospects

Qualified dental nurse registered with the GDC.