Stressful and in terms of ethics, questionable
Fantastic supportive company to work for, especially in the recent circumstances. Extremely professional at all times and work at very high standards yet friendly and approachable when needed
It’s all about targets and squeezing in as many patients into the day as possible. Hygienist and nurses are treated like 2nd class citizens-the dentists are treated like royalty in comparison. Hygienists are expected to carry out both the hygienist duties and the nurses duties (as we don’t even get given a nurse to help) and also carry out all the extra requirements such as checking GP details (this should be done by reception) also recording a full 6ppc and wring in our notes that we have verified a patients identity -plus carrying out the actual hygienists treatment and run on time in 20-30 min appointments. If you don’t you get marked down in a score which means absolutely nothing to me but PM’s are forced to carry these audits out. So much red tape that the actual job isn’t being done properly. Appointments should be 30-40 mins. Priced fairly and hygienist given nurses. The % the company takes from the hygienist revenue-which is high as the over heads are low-MORE then covers the cost of a dental nurse-although they should also receive a better salami that we don’t end up losing nurses so regularly. The high turnover of staff does not seem to be flagging up that there’s an issue to head office.
Terrible, pushed to hit unreasonable targets then actually threatened with disciplinary action if you don’t meet them. No support at all.
Shambolic. You'll be bullied and shamed regularly, for not "selling". Dont ever get sick, make sure noone you knows dies whilst employed for the company, because that time off you're entitled too? They dont think you are.
Great work environment.
I have always found all staff to be helpful
The company is good on a whole
If you like receiving disciplinaries for having days off when a close family member dies (ie a parent!) then is the place for you!
Also if you like coming into a place that destroys your mental health then again..sign up!