Dental Assistants

Great opportunity to join the BRHS Oral Health Services team!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1331891
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Dental Assistant - Casual - 1331891 - September 2018.docx.pdf (PDF, 279KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rupa Sharma, Manager Oral Health Services
03 5152 0280

Position Details

Applications are invited from qualified Dental Assistants interested in joining our professional dental team and gaining experience in a public health environment.  

We are looking for enthusiastic team members who strive to provide excellent service.  Based in a modern and well-equipped six chair surgery at our Ross Street campus, you will assist the dental team to provide a high standard of dental care to eligible public patients.  The BRHS Oral Health Service also provides outreach services in various regional locations.

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a busy and progressive rural health service and will provide you with a great opportunity to further develop your dentist assisting skills and gain valuable experience. In this role you will enjoy being part of a large organisation with a focus on professional development, patient centred care and service progression. 

The successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • An approved qualification in Dental Nursing/Assisting
  • A good understanding of the dental public health system
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills of a high level
  • Ability to follow detailed written and oral instruction well
  • Behavior showing professionalism and confidentiality towards others in stressful situations
  • Ability to function as an effective member of a team of professionals
  • A sound understanding of infection control processes
  • Previous work experience in a dental clinic is preferred

The successful applicants will benefit from:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Reward and Recognition program

For more information on the position, please contact:

Rupa Sharma, Manager Oral Health Services on 5152 0280.

Applications close:

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Further position details are available in the attached position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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