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Dental Assistant – Oral Maxillofacial

Nova Scotia Health Authority

This is a Part-time position in Scarborough, ON posted June 11, 2021.

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Req ID: 112986 Location: Central Zone, Centennial Building
– QEII Company: NSHA Department: OPCZ Oral Maxillofacial Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Healthcare NSGEU Posting Closing Date: 11-Jun-21 Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia.

We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians.

We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province.

Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need.

This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Health Services Manager in a highly stressful constant changing environment, the Dental Assistant provides service to maintain the efficient daily operation of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department.

The Dental Assistant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team to ensure safe and effective care for patients receiving outpatient oral surgery under local and conscious intravenous sedation.

Duties include surgical assisting, maintenance of a clean and organized environment, and adherence to appropriate infection control policies and procedures.

Other duties include exposing and developing radiographs (x-rays), taking alginate impressions, and performing intra/extra oral photography of patient pre and post operative orthognathic, cleft lip and palate, trauma and oncology surgery for medical/dental irregularities for legal documentation and study purposes.

Qualifications Graduate of an approved Dental Assistant course Registered as a Dental Assistant in the Province of Nova Scotia Minimum of one year Registered Dental Assistant experience required Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume.

Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.

Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work Permanent Full-time Position; 75 hours bi-weekly Salary Information $23.4072
– $26.1563 hourly Thank you for your interest in this position.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification Valid registration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above.

This is a Healthcare bargaining unit
– NSGEU position.

Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.

Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants.

Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.