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Dental Assistant - Albatross Health Centre - Casual

Job Req ID:  67822
Posting Start Date: 
Location: 

Nowra, New South Wales, Australia, 2540

Contract Type:  Casual
Job Description: 
  • Monday to Friday 7:30am - 15:30pm
  • Provide on base support to Defence Force personnel
  • Great team environment and competitive rate
     

Applications close 26 April 2020

 

About You

You have a professional and friendly manner and enjoy interacting with patients and assisting the dental team with a range of support activities. Ensuring compliance with all relevant standards and procedures, you take pride in contributing to the cleanliness and effectiveness of a dental surgery environment and assisting your team wherever possible. You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do. You are passionate about providing dental support services and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support delivery of the highest standard of care to patients.

 

About the Role

You will be responsible for providing chair-side assistance to the Dentist/Dental Specialist/Hygienist in the delivery of dental services to patients. You will also assist with administrative tasks such as entering/updating patient records as well as other duties as required by the Dentist including promotion of oral health to patients and maintaining optimal hygiene of the surgery.

 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

 

  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour.
  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting or nationally recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum of 3 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) chair-side dental assisting experience with at least 2 years full-time equivalent within the last 5 years.
  • Recent participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities.
  • Current First Aid (HLTAID003) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001) certification.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support the delivery of safe, efficient and high-quality care to patients within a dental surgery.

 

About Us

ADF Health Services provides integrated healthcare services to Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel across Australia.  As part of this newly-awarded contract, Serco, in partnership with Bupa, provide defence-ready clinical and support staff across 50+ on-base locations nationally, ensuring that ADF personnel have access to quality on-site medical care.  Our staff take pride in delivering quality health services to achieve outstanding care and our new ADF Health Services employees are no exception.

 

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including Defence, Transport, Justice, Immigration, Healthcare and Citizen Services.  We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.  To learn more please visit www.serco.com/ahsc.

 

Join Us

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

 

Please note your resume must include - start and finish dates for each role, along with employment type (e.g. casual, part-time, full-time) and hours worked per week.

 

This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment, which includes a national police check as an essential selection component for this role.  You must also be an Australian Citizen in order to obtain the required Baseline Security Clearance for this role.

 

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do.  We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

 

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

 

 

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