My client, based in Co. Cork is looking for three experienced Dental nurses, one of which being a Senior Dental Nurse to take over some supervisory duties. This is an all-specialist private clinic with a large patient load; 5 surgical chairs and up to 70 patients a day. There is a full admin team so nurses will be solely responsible for dental nursing duties. There is also an OPG x-ray; a Cone Beam CT scanner and a sterile room that nurses need to familiarize themselves with.
Job Description of the Dental Nurse:
- The nurse will be expected to perform high-quality dental nursing whilst assisting the general dentists or specialists we have on staff in the clinic.
- The nurse will establish and maintain a productive working relationship with all members of the dental team.
- The nurse will manage all practice compliance guidelines related to sterilisation; decontamination and regulatory issues.
- The nurse will ensure all surgical areas and equipment are regularly cleaned and maintained.
- Ensure that the practice and surgical rooms and regularly stocked at all times.
Additional duties of the Senior Dental Nurse:
- This will involve managing a team of 5 dental nurses; devising rotas in conjunction with the dentists (residential and travelling specialists; 3 months in advance); approving holiday leave; monitoring time sheets (using a digital system) and completing appraisals.
- Organise, support and participate in practice meetings.
- Undertake new nursing staff inductions and training programs.
- Work with the clinical staff in maintaining accurate staff records for the nursing team on training and development.
- Encourage effective teamwork.
- Ensure all HR policies and Procedures are adhered to by all staff.
- Ensure all equipment and instruments are in full working order and action any repairs/maintenance issues immediately.
- Fully qualified dental nurse
- Applicants must be legally able to work in Ireland
- 1 year experience as a dental nurse
- Applicants must have excellent English
If you feel you have all the necessary capabilities to carry out this role, apply NOW!
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