This position supports the clinical activities of all clinics in Ross Hall, as well as nurse training and support for CSLCs. This position is the consultant for all SOPs and regulations that pertain to infection control, medical emergencies and quality assurance that deals with clinical care. While many different dental procedures may be performed, the majority of procedures the nurse will support are surgical in nature: oral surgery including extractions of erupted and impacted teeth, periodontal surgery, implant surgery, the use of a microscope of complex endodontic procedures, and intravenous conscious sedation. This position will ensure patient safety by monitoring pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative sedation and non-sedation patients, and will ensure the clinic is adequately supplied with emergency medical equipment, supplies and emergency and routine medications. This position will manage and track sedation and controlled substances. This position will also be responsible for assisting in the proper documentation of care and for providing information for quality assurance audits and other reports and in the maintenance and tracking of surgical instruments and equipment. At times, this position may be required to assist clinicians, provide ancillary support during procedures, work with clinicians in a proactive fashion to ensure complete preparation for scheduled procedures, and other tasks necessary to ensure safe and productive clinic operations.
Special Instructions To Application:
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 001759
Organizational Unit Overview:
The School of Dental Medicine is composed of ten administrative offices and four academic departments. The Administrative units include the Offices of the Dean, Vice Dean, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Research, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Associate Dean for Extramural Clinical Practices, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics, Assistant Dean for Educational Support and Faculty Development, Assistant Dean for Academic Success and the Assistant Dean for Business Operations and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, General Dentistry and Foundational Sciences.
Included in the mission of the School of Dental Medicine is to educate dental care providers (both dental students and dental residents) and to address the oral health care needs of the underserved population of North Carolina. The School of Dental Medicine meets these missions by operating dental clinics that provide both educational experiences for the dental students and residents and provides dental care to the residents of North Carolina. These clinics occur in both Ross Hall in Greenville, North Carolina, as well as Community Service-Learning Centers located throughout North Carolina. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.
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