Dental Assistant
REQ132918 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Dental Assistant Grade 2
Remuneration: $31.71 - $34.91 Per Hour
Hours Per Week: 15
Requisition ID: REQ132918

Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.

This position is required to travel and work at any of the five Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) Oral Health Clinics, which are Brookvale, Mona Vale, Ryde, Hornsby  and Royal North Shore.

What you'll be doing
To provide a high standard of customer service to all NSLHD Oral Health patients, visitors and employees in a manner consistent with the NSLHD Core Values and Behaviour Charter. To assist in the efficiency and functionality of the clinic and to help the clinic reach its goals set by the Clinical Director and Director. 
The position is considered to be more experienced and capable of working in complex work environments and specialist areas and will undertake the full range of dental assistant duties. 

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  2. Certificate IV in Dental Assisting recognised by the Dental Assistant Education Council of Australia or qualifications deemed by the Ministry to be equivalent.
  3. Strong communication skills, both written and oral, in interacting and liaising with a wide range of internal stakeholders and members of the public.
  4. Demonstrated high level skills, knowledge and ability to provide competent dental assisting, including aseptic technique and 4 handed dentistry, to patients of all ages and medical complexities, ensuring excellence in patient care.
  5. Demonstrated advanced computer literacy, data entry and keyboard skills including using patient management systems e.g. Titanium.
  6. Significant experience in following effective infection control and sterilisation guidelines in all aspects of dental assisting.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritise workloads and operate as part of a team.
  8. Current valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel and work across all NSLHD dental clinics as required.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Amra Papucic on Amra.Papucic@health.nsw.gov.au or 02 9998 0256

Applications Close: 22 November 2019

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