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Dental Assistant, Oral Health Full-time Job

1 month ago   Nursing   Sunshine Coast   1 view
Job Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a Dental Assistant who will assist in providing adult and Paediatric dental services within fixed and mobile facilities located in hospital, community and school environments by using high level dental assisting skills.

Live, work and play on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Join an expanding Health Service with a culture of innovation, education, training and research, with facilities across the Sunshine Coast including the University Hospital at Birtinya.

Oral Health services are provided to patient groups that meet the eligibility criteria for accessing public dental services in Queensland.

Adult services are provided at clinics located at Caloundra, Kawana, Nambour, Noosa and Gympie and the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. A mobile facility provides additional adult services at Maleny and Gympie.

School based services are provided at fixed clinics located at Caloundra, Maroochydore and Nambour and at 16 mobile dental clinics distributed across the HHS.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide clinical support to clinicians in the surgery or work unit, including Chair side assisting, retraction, evacuation, preparation of materials and medicaments by providing high quality Dental Assisting.
  • Provide technical services to clinical staff by operating and maintaining the instruments and equipment of the facility.
  • Provide support to patients of all ages by ensuring their comfort and well-being.
  • Provide a practice management duty, which includes receiving patients and filing when necessary.

Salary rates: $38.12- $40.08 p.h.employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) (CA3) (casual positions available). Applications will remain current for 12 months. Please note: only applications from candidates will be accepted (applications that may result in an agency fee will not be considered).

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Queensland Health employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
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As a Sunshine Coast Health employee, you will receive competitive remuneration and have access to:
A wellness program;
Generous superannuation;
Flexible work arrangements;
Career training and development; and
Salary packaging.

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Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.