Dental Assistant Casual Bank

Job posted: 14/10/2022
Applications close: 14/12/2022 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 56256

Reference: 56256

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists at Monash Health for Dental Assistants interested in joining the casual bank.  We are a busy and dynamic service, with 30 dental chairs located across seven sites in the Cities of Greater Dandenong, Casey and Kingston and the Shire of Cardinia. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to accept available shifts across all sites and be part of a busy, energetic and friendly dental team.

As Monash Health employee, you will have the ability to maintain a high level of communication with patients, visitors and colleagues enabling you to deliver exceptional care.

As an integral part of the organisation you are the face of the MHB workforce and consistently demonstrate our core values.  You will be part of a flexible Workforce with a personalised support.

About you

You are an experienced Dental Assistant with a strong focus on patient centres care.  Through your hard working and enthusiastic nature you have the ability to adapt to changing settings and work shifts that suit your lifestyle.  You will be the first point of contact both over the phone and face to face with patients so your presentation and communication will be a key to  your success.  Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Clinical chair side assistance
  • Maintain infection control standards
  • Preparing, maintaining, and managing the clinical environment, including equipment, materials, and instruments, in line with the treatment plan, to enhance efficient patient care.
  • Undertake relevant administrative duties

What you need to have

To be considered for this important role you will ideally possess the following:

  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting (essential)
  • Good organisational skills and a positive, enthusiastic attitude towards work
  • A full understanding of infection control procedures and tracking systems
  • Thorough and extensive knowledge of dental procedures
  • A friendly, outgoing and reliable demeanour
  • Strong communication and relationship skills
  • Well-developed clinical and administrative skills
  • Previous experience with Titanium software would be an advantage but is not mandatory

What to expect

Choose when you work to support your lifestyle through our user friendly online system

Exposure to a variety of hospital settings and working with Monash Health's exceptional health care clinicians

You will receive shifts at short notice or up to six weeks in advanced as available

You will be provided with continuing education and access to online resources

About Monash Health Bureau

Monash Health Bureau (MHB) is an efficient workforce unit that allocates over 450 shifts per day across Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Kingston Centre and Monash Children's.  We deliver experienced clinical and clinical support staff to meet the demands of multi specialised and fast growing organisation.

We are now recruiting professional and skilled Dental Nurses to join our Casual Bank.  Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.  Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check and Working with Children's Check.  you may be invited to participate in a video interview.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

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Monika Toth - 0423 895 829

Dental Assistant Casual Bank