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Dental Nurse (Temporary)

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Administrative Job

Company: Ajman University

Job Title:             Dental Nurse (Temporary)- 2 months

Office/College:    College of Dentistry

 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified.

 

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

 

The Dental Nurse directs, supervises, and coordinates the day-to-day patient care activities of a specified clinical practice, ensuring adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments used in the clinic.
  • Assists students from the College of Dentistry in the clinics.
  • Helps the students in preparing the patient for treatment and assists them during the treatment as needed.
  • Evaluates the students’ performance and liability in the clinics.
  • Demonstrates minor oral surgery procedures (e.g. Impacted Teeth).
  • Upgrades the core of knowledge of the students.
  • Helps the students in their researches and seminars.
  • Assists in consultation and dental check-ups for patients.
  • Responsible for routine inspection on cross-infection control.
  • Invigilates during mid-term and final exams.
  • Assists the dental technicians in their laboratory tasks.
  • Maintains hygiene, health, and safety measures in dental clinics.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or any related field from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties specified.
  • MOH License (mandatory)
  • Candidate's Residence Visa should be under a Family Sponsorship (Mother/Father/Husband)

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Ability to work as a team member within a clinical environment.
  • Ability to set up and prepare dental nursing procedures in accordance with established regulations and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of dental supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of governmental/ institutional regulations and guidelines for the provision of dental outpatient nursing services.
  • Ability to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot a wide range of dental equipment in accordance with prescribed procedures and standards.
  • Knowledge of radiation safety procedures, standards, and protocols.
  • Knowledge of sterile procedures.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.
  • Moderate physical activity.
  • Requires handling of average-weight objects.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens