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Date Added: Wed 22/06/2022


LE16, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £12/hour uda

We are currently looking for an experienced Dentist to join the friendly, growing team at our client's Dental Practice in Market Harborough.

Purpose of the job

Carry out dental treatment in line with the current theory and practice and in accordance with the GDC's ethical guidance under reasonable directions from the Principal and perform such other tasks, as the Principle shall reasonably request

Responsible to

The principal of the practice, practice supervisor, practice manager

Responsible for

Patients and Dental nurses

Employment duties

Carry out dental treatment in line with current theory and practice

Follow all practice policies and procedures

Maintain standards of sterilisation and cross infection control in line with current theory and practice

Ensure that the required professional indemnity and insurance are in place and that all necessary CPD is undertaken

Treat patients with empathy and understanding

Promote, establish and maintain productive working relationships with all members of the dental team in order to provide high standards of care and service to the patients in line with the practice policies and procedures

Liaise with the principal on all matters concerning administration, pay and service condition

Supervise the assisting dental nurse in regard to clinical matters

Be prepared to work shifts and additional hours (including lunch break) during the working week, weekends and evenings where required in the best interests of the practice and patients

Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work

Perform such other tasks as the principal shall reasonably request

Key tasks

Offer dental treatment to the patients in line with the dentist's skill, experience and the GDC's 'Scope of Practice' including:

Carry out diagnosis and treatment planning in line with current thinking and practice

Prepare comprehensive treatment plans

Prescribe and provide endodontic treatment

Prescribe and provide orthodontic treatment

Prescribe and provide fixed and removable prostheses

Carry out oral surgery

Carry out periodontal surgery

Extract teeth

Prescribe and provide crowns, bridges, veneers and cosmetic dentistry

Carry out treatment on patients who are under general anaesthesia

Provide inhalational and intravenous conscious sedation

Prescribe drugs as part of dental treatment

Prescribe, take and interpret radiographs

Provide implants (after appropriate training)

Refer to a suitable practitioner if the treatment is outside of your sphere of knowledge and/or experience

Recognise where supervision is necessary and ensure that appropriate difficult professional or clinical issues are referred directly to the principal

Ensure that high standards of dentistry, cross infection prevention and control and patient safety are demonstrated in all work

Take part in the emergency rota as directed

Promote and maintain good lines of communication with the rest of the team in the best interests of and to ensure the best treatment for patients

Obtain consent from patients before starting treatment, in line with the current guidelines

Work actively with the principal to develop the practice and implement the business plan

Ensure that all clinical dental notes are comprehensive and complete and are available for inspection at the premises at any time

Keep up to date with and practise in line with current NHS (where appropriate) and GDC regulations as well as with the guidance from the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners

Keep up to date with health and safety requirements

Take part in Continuing Professional Development according to GDC guidelines

Attend practice meetings and training sessions when requested

Observe correct professional behaviour and promote a positive image of the profession and the practice at all times

Keep confidential all patient, business and practice information

Salary: £12 Per UDA (6000 UDA)

Schedule: Full/Part time available, 3-5 days per week.

About Us

Zoop Recruitment are an independent Recruitment Specialist based in the East Midlands, and we pride ourselves into providing the highest quality of staff. If this job role doesn't quite suit your requirements, please get in touch to see what other opportunities we have available
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