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Nicola Stewart

Nicola Stewart

Private Dental Nurse

Lamont Clinic

Coalburn

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Lamont Clinic

Private Dental Nurse

At present I am working as a dental nurse in a completely private practice. I assist the dentist in all areas of clinical work and cover reception and complete any admin task required. I am very much a team player in this role and having worked in this practice for a good number of years have built up an excellent patient/ nurse relationship with many patients.

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Career medium 05

Queens Park Dental Practice/ The Village Dental and Implant Clinic

Practice Manager

In this role I had sole responsibility of setting up both practices from scratch to meet the NHS inspection standard. I set up all areas of health and safety, stock buying, surgery set ups and assisted in interviewing for new team members.

During this time I had responsibility for paying practice accounts and calculating associate dentists schedules monthly. Daily I ran the reception area, occasionally worked in surgery and carried out all day to day reception duties.

I achieved Scottish dental nurse of the year in March 2005.

Career

Lamont Clinic

Dental Nurse/ Receptionist

Worked for Dental nurse for 2 years in this post. Assisted the dentists in all areas of NHS and private treatments, prepared patients for OPT radiographs, stock control of surgeries and maintenance of machinery. Gained promotion to the reception where I received training and experience of computer packages Dentrak, R4 and V2. I ran the reception area for 6 dentists and 1 hygienist. I also carried out surgery inspections to ensure the surgeries were being maintained at the highest level.

During this time I was also part of the Implant team where I arranged and ordered stock, set up for surgery and assisted the dentist during the placement of implants.

I attended CPR training on an annual basis and was part of the Cathy Jamieson team building program.

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 03

Lesmahagow Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery Assistant/ Receptionist

Assisted the dentist in all dental procedures. Maintained the surgery and equipment whilst attending college. Also managed reception area where duties included completion of GP17's, preparing prior approvals, dealing with payments and end of night cashing up as well as other general office duties i.e answering telephone, filing etc

Career

Coatbridge College

National Certificate in Dental Nursing, May 2000

Registration number: 150549

Lesmahagow High School

7 Standard Grades

Biology 2
Chemistry 2
Physical education 2
Maths 3
English 3
Economics 3
French 3