Title DENTAL ASSISTANT / NURSE
Categories Western Cape
Location Cape Town
Job Information

DENTAL ASSISTANT / NURSE
Cape Town
Salary Negotiable

A Dental Centre / Practice situated in Cape Town seeks to recruit a Dental Assistant / Nurse
Requirements:
• Registered with HPCSA as Dental Assistant / Nurse
• Grade 12 and completion of approved training course in dental assisting/any equivalent combination of training and experience
• Computer proficiency (MS Office)
• Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of general dentistry as applied to assisting a dentist in the treatment and care of patients
• Advanced knowledge of dental terminology
• An understanding of the functioning of dental healthcare environment
• Skill in application of required general dentistry assisting techniques
• Good knowledge and application of infection control principles, and sterilization techniques
• Open and close the surgery daily
• Adhere to health and safety protocols as well as cross-infection to the highest standard
• Ensure all dental instruments are correctly decontaminated
• Set up for every patient
• Provide the Dentist with the correct instruments and equipment
• Assist the Dentist during treatment by passing relevant equipment and instruments to him, in the same vein retracting and aspirating if necessary
• Mix and prepare materials
• Write patient notes efficiently and correctly as dictated by the Dentist
• Monitor patients from the entering the room, during treatment and after the surgery
• Offer reassurance and support to patients
• Carry out stock control
• Greet patients and check them in
• Answer the phone and deal with patient enquiries
• Book appointments
• Take payment
• Liaise with laboratories and referral hospitals/practices
Forward your CV to debby@etalyons.co.za

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