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Dental Assistant / Receptionsist

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 16/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 54671

Reference: 54671

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

We are now looking to engage a highly motivated Dental Assistant/Receptionist to join our team at our Springvale & Kingston Sites.



  • Part Time - 4 days, Fixed Term Position - Maternity Leave Cover


About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About the Role


Reporting to the Team Coordinatoryou will work closely with a committed and passionate team.  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 key to your success.


Your key responsibilities will include:



  • Provide chairside assistance

  • Maintain infection control standards

  • Managing appointments and systems

  • Scanning, filing and faxing confidential documents

  • Making appointments in person and over the phone

  • Facilitate patient flow by communicating with patients and clinical staff


 Your Skills and Experience


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



  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting (essential)

  • Certificate IV in Oral Health Promotion

  • 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’s on offer


This role offers you the chance to make a real contribution to the dental care we provide to a broad range of clients across south-east Melbourne.  As an important member of our committed team, we can offer you:



  • A comprehensive orientation program

  • Ongoing professional development as you increase your skills

  • The ability to access one day off per month

  • Salary packaging benefits that increase your take home pay

  • As an additional incentive, you may also have the opportunity to work in the Private Dental Clinic.


If you’re looking to progress your Dental Nursing career in an environment where you can make a real difference, send us your application today!


In return


You’ll enjoy the variety that comes from working in this role with a range of team members.  Monash Health positions us well to offer you the ability to access a wide range of opportunities and experiences as your skills and career progress. Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace


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.


Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Dental Assistant / Receptionsist

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Contact:

Julie Papaxanthou - 0404 844 177

Dental Assistant / Receptionsist