Dental Theatre Coordinator: Irene Day Hospital

ABOUT Intercare Irene Day Hospital (Pty) Ltd situated in Centurion, Pretoria seeks to recruit a Dental Theatre Coordinator.The purpose of the position is to assist in surgical procedures by coordinating all activities relating to the dental theatre, including booking of theatre, authorisations, setting up the room before the operation and assisting the surgeon during surgery.Intercare is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Intercare encourages and supports Covid-19 vaccinations and job applicants are required to submit proof of their vaccination status.CRITICAL OUTPUTSPrepares theatre for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocolsHelps surgeon manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directoryProvides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments; positioning instruments for surgeons access; suctioning; passing instrumentsMaintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of suppliesEnsure that all detail as required are collected with regards to theatre cases prior to surgery to ensure adequate clinical preparationEnsure that the disposal of medical waste, human tissue and medicine is in accordance to OHS RegulationsSchedule and coordinate all dental lists and assist with booking of emergency dental surgeriesObtaining patient admission documents & coordinate pre admissionEnsure smooth & efficient patient flowAssisting with obtaining patient authorization for surgery if requiredArranging an Anaesthetist if requiredREQUIREMENTSRegistration with HPCSA as a Dental AssistantGrade 12/MatricAt least 3 years experience within a theatre environment essentialAble to work flexi-time according to unit requirementsKnowledge of dental assistant activities within scope of practiceComputer proficiency in MS Office
Johannesburg, GT, ZA