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Orthodontic Dental Nurse / Receptionist

£22000 - £24000/annum
Wimbledon, Greater London
08/01/2019 (13:06)
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Orthodontic Nurse & Receptionist

Salary £22,000-£24,000 (dependant on experience)

Shine Recruitment are working with a friendly and busy Specialist Orthodontic Practice based in Wimbledon, who are currently recruiting for an Orthodontic Nurse/Receptionist.

Working for 3 partners this is a busy and vibrant mixed NHS and Private practice offering a first class service to all patients. They are looking for a dedicated Orthodontic Nurse/Receptionist who thrives on a challenge and is a people person with excellent communication skills.

This role will be working Tuesday to Saturday on a rota basis with weekday start times between 7:30am – 9:30am, and weekday finish times between 4:30pm – 7pm. Saturday hours are 8:30am-2pm.

Nursing requirements

  • At least 1 year’s orthodontic nursing experience
  • Providing 4 handed dentistry
  • Radiography, Impression taking and photography
  • Must be registered with the General Dental Council
  • Must have proof of Hepatitis B immunisation
  • Must have a high level of written and spoken English
  • Must be computer literate with accurate data input skills as the Practice uses specialist software, ie Orthotrac
  • Must be proactive, be able to work on their own initiative and be a team player
  • Successful applicants will be subject to checks
  • Applicants must be a UK or EEC citizen or have a valid visa with the  right to work In the UK

Receptionist requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years office/reception based experience
  • Highly computer literate
  • Experience of using Orthotrac computer system would be an advantage
    Must be applying for a Permanent position
    Good organisational and administrative skills are a prerequisite
  • Attention to detail
    Must have a high standard of English
  • The working week would primarily be Tuesday to Saturday inclusive.

Specific Tasks:

  • Meet and Greet Patients and visitors
  • Managing busy phone system
  • Manage answer phone
  • Managing a busy computerised diary
  • To maintain reception and waiting room to create a welcoming, pleasing and orderly area
  • Private patient point of call. Deal with all new patient enquiries and any concerns that other patients may have
  • To maintain patient confidentiality
  • Ensuring that all patient forms are being completed
  • Making sure that the practice protocols with regard to medical history forms and change of patient details forms being issued, and completed
  • To be aware of Health and Safety considerations with respect to patients and staff in the reception and access areas of the practice and ensure that all actions adhere to the Health and Safety policy of the practice
  • Wherever possible, to anticipate patient’s anxieties and to answer questions referring to clinician/manager for further assistance if necessary

The practice encourages their nurses to continue their professional development as well as continuing studies to remain CPD compliant and the practice will assist with further study where applicable

What to do next

To apply for this position please send an up to date CV showing your relevant experience for the job.

If you are successful at this stage then you will be invited for interview with Shine Recruitment prior to meeting with the Practices.

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