Registered Dental Nurse

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Job Description

Liverpool University Dental Hospital is a Directorate within the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, providing dental care across all dental specialities through undergraduate, postgraduate and specialist service.
Applications are invited for the post of Registered Dental Nurse within the Restorative Department. Applicants must hold appropriate professional General Dental Council registration and a recognised dental nurse qualification. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent clinical and communication skills. The Dental Nurse will be expected to work with the minimum of supervision, using their own initiative, and carry out the duties in such a way as to make a direct and positive contribution to the organisation.

Communicating with other departments within the Hospital when necessary, ensuring that patients’ further treatment is arranged. Maintaining stocks in cupboards, clearing cupboards and checking expiry dates on bottles and reordering stocks as necessary. In
conjunction with nursing and dental staff, taking part in the introduction of trials of new equipment. 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

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 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.

In its most recent inspection, the Care Quality Commission gave the Trust an overall rating of GoodLiverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust