Registered Dental Nurse
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
This job is now closed
Liverpool University Dental Hospital provides dental care across all specialities through undergraduate, postgraduate and specialist service activity.
Applications are invited for the post of Registered Dental Nurse within the Paediatrics and Orthodontics Department. Applicants must be registered with the General Dental Council and hold a recognised dental nurse qualification. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent clinical and communication skills.
Main duties of the job
Applications are invited for the post of Registered Dental Nurse within the Child Dental Health & Orthodontic Department.
Applicants must be registered with the General Dental Council and hold a recognised dental nurse qualification.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent clinical and communication skills, who can work with the minimum of supervision to provide dental nurse support for the Child Dental Health & Orthodontic Department.
The Trust reserves the right to close this post once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted.
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.
The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.
The Trust runs between Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside, as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.
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Supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students during dental procedures
Recording of treatment and other associated clerical work.
Preparation of filling materials, impression materials, instruments, equipment, dressings and syringes.
Ensuring the treatment area is clean and tidy, adhering to infection prevention and control procedures.
Clearing away used instruments and materials at the end of treatment
Assisting with medical emergencies in line with GDC scope of practice
Assisting clinics with investigations e.g. x-ray procedures, blood tests and bacteriological tests.
Receiving patients attending for emergency treatment and triaging as appropriate
Providing the patient with pre- and post-operative instructions and ensuring that the instructions are fully understood.
Care and minor maintenance of equipment utilised withinthe dental environment
Assisting with all methods of treatment and surgical procedures and working in any area of the hospital when necessary,
Communicating with other departments within the Hospital when necessary, ensuring that follow-up treatment is arranged
Maintaining stock, clearing cupboards and checking expiry dates on bottles and re-ordering stock as necessary.
The post holder shall, as necessary, provide cover for and undertake duties of absent colleagues.
The post holder shall follow all the policies and procedures of the organisation.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).