Dental Assistant

Job posted: 13/07/2021
Applications close: 02/08/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 32374

Reference: 32374

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Dental Assistant - Bendigo Health Community Dental Services

  • Full-time and part-time fixed term parental leave positions available

  • Assist in providing high quality general & emergency oral health care

  • Opportunity to join a dedicated and innovative team of dental and oral health professionals

The Position

Position Title: Dental Assistant 
Classification: DY12-DY15
Salary per hour (exc. super): $24.95 - $27.24
Hours per fortnight: ranging 32 – 80 hours
Employment Status: Various fixed term positions (21/7/2021-17/10/2022)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the dental operator in the provision of direct patient care.

  • Prepare the patient and work areas for dental treatments and procedures.

  • Record dental histories and medical information.

  • Active involvement in preventative oral health initiatives including Smile Squad and other early years and high risk community group outreach programs.

Key Requirements:

  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting, or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated clinical competence and experience in dental service provision.

  • Demonstrated computer/keyboard skills in patient databases.

The Team                             

The Community Dental Services (CSD) is a 31 surgery clinic that provides dental care for the Bendigo community & surrounds. The team consists of dentists, oral health therapists, dental prosthetists, oral health educators & support personnel. The CDS is primarily funded by Dental Health Services Victoria to provide general & emergency oral health care within the scope of publicly funded dental services. CDS is also involved in preventative oral health initiatives including an active schools & early years outreach program.

The Integrated Care Services Division offers a diverse range of programs & services which provides high quality person centre care to patients, clients, residents & consumers in Bendigo & across the Loddon Mallee Region in inpatient, outpatient, community, home & residential care settings.

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training & personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly & we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements & generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live & work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 & the city offers excellent schools, shopping & cultural precincts, sporting facilities & various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, parks, walking trials & wineries within our region.

How to apply

For further information on the position please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity & social inclusion & encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities & or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Dental Assistant

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Marg McNamara - (03) 5454 8014
Kath Basilewsky - (03) 5454 6912

Dental Assistant