Dental Officers
REQ135728 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Dental Off Lvl 2
Remuneration: 126369 - 133334
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ135728
Advertising Closes: 21 November  2019

What you'll be doing
To provide high quality, safe comprehensive oral health care to eligible patients within the Mid North Coast Local Health District in accordance with NSW Health Policy.

Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.  Please ensure that you declare your Aboriginality in your statement, covering letter or CV.  In addition to addressing the selection criteria, Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality by supplying either a letter of Aboriginality signed under the common seal from a recognised incorporated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community organisation such as Land Council or Elders group, Aboriginal Medical Service or a letter on letterhead from a Local Aboriginal Land Council demonstrating membership of the Council.  Further information on how to apply for vacancies can be obtained at http://hire.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/


Salary will be accordance with NSW Health State Awards for the advertised classification/s.  These awards are available at http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/conditions/pages/default.aspx.


  1. Registration with the Dental Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. To be appointed as a Dental Officer Level 2 requires minimum 2 years’ clinical experience and successful completion of the Dental Officers Skills Assessment set by the Centre for Oral Health Strategy as defined under the award.
  2. Demonstrated competency, skills and knowledge in clinical practice and the ability to provide comprehensive treatment to a wide spectrum of patients requiring a diverse range of clinical needs, including provision of dental services under general anaesthesia, and an understanding and commitment to preventative health approach to patient care.
  3. Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills, computer skills and the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of current dental infection control standards, policies and procedures.
  5. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters with sound clinical reasoning and supervise clinical duties of Dental Therapists and Dental Assistants, at the required level of competency.
  6. Demonstrated negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development, with willingness to participate in quality improvement activities and participate in clinical research activities as required.
  8. Current driver’s license, and willingness to travel and work in various locations within the network.

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