Dental Assistant - Huntly/North Waikato at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Community Oral Health, Huntly / North / North Waikato
The details: Casual hours as and when needed
About the role:
We are seeking a Dental Assistant to join the Northern Pod. The position involves working on mobile dental units in Huntly/North Waikato surrounding areas and occasionally in fixed facilities. You will provide assistance with dental care to pre-school and school age children. Trainings and service needs are sometimes required within Hamilton.
Dental assistants support and assist dental therapists in all aspects of care and clinic administration. This casual position is Monday-Friday and works within the school terms, though some school holiday work is available at times.
Required skills & experience:
The position would ideally suit someone who has had dental assistant experience or has a work history in office administration, working with children, customer service or health care.
• A full current driver’s licence.
• The ability to prioritise effectively
• Good communication and leadership competency
• Computer skills
• Conscientious and reliable
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Elysia Koretz in the Recruitment Team mail: Elysia.Koretz@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: 30 September 2022
Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.