When I moved there I’d been in dental nursing for about 5/6years and I really wanted to get into the practice management/reception side of the job because I really enjoyed talking with the patients – I’m pretty chatty by nature!
I really enjoy interacting with patients so the job I took at The Dental Surgery was on reception which I absolutely loved.
I learnt a lot there, it was a very slick operation so the experience was invaluable.
Sometimes I’d go in as a scrub nurse if they needed me during dental implant procedures but because it was such a big practice they had a lot of floating nurses.
There were 4 of us on reception and we all had certain dentists and hygienists that we would look after, making sure that their diaries were always booked and there were no errors.
I also started learning about accounts while I was there, making it a really good professional experience for me. A lot of the people I met there are still to this day my really good friends.