Registered Dental Nurse

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered dental nurse to join the existing nursing team within the Head and Neck outpatients department.

You will be working alongside a team of highly skilled dental nurses within the specialities of Maxillo-facial and orthodontics.

This is an ideal career opportunity for anyone who is looking to develop their existing skills and competencies in a hospital setting.

We are seeking applications from GDC registered qualified Dental nurses that are up to date with their continuing Professional Development. The applicants must demonstrate a caring and compassionate manner, be confident and well organised and self-motivated.

The applicants must also have excellent communication skills and work well within a multi-disciplinary team.

If you are interested in this post and have initiative and are committed to developing your career in dental nursing we look forward to hearing from you.

The post holder will be required to work in the Specialist clinical disciplines of Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and ENT.

To organise the efficient running of new patient and review clinics in Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and assist in ENT Outpatients.

To provide chair side nursing assistance in Orthodontic operative procedures , assist surgeons in Oral and Maxillofacial minor oral surgery operations, and assist in prosthetic and dental procedures in the fields of Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, including rehabilitation prosthetics following cancer surgery.

During surgery the Dental Nurse will assist surgeons with specialised procedures, preparing and decontaminating instruments, handling fine tools, providing patients with pre and post-operative care.

To supervise trainee and unqualified staff as required in the department.

To be accountable for own professional actions under General Dental Council guidelines.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.
We are delighted that we have been rated as “Good” by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.
The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.