Dental Assistant Thames at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
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Dental Assistant- Permanent
Oral Health Service
Hours Per week: 40
We are seeking a Dental Assistant to join the Oral Health Service- Thames region.
The position involves working at a fixed facility and on mobile dental and assessment units and fluoride vans in Thames/Coromandel and the surrounding areas. You will provide assistance with dental care to pre-school and school age children. You need to be competent in using word and excel on computers/laptops. Training and orientation is provided on site and through modules.
Dental assistants support and assist oral health and dental therapists in all aspects of care and clinic administration. This position is a permanent role Monday-Friday.
For this role you must have:
- A full current driver’s licence.
- The ability to prioritise effectively
- Good communication and leadership competency
- Computer skills
- Cultural and community awareness
- Conscientious and reliable
- Meet the DHB health and safety vaccination criteria
- Pass police vetting criteria
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, Maori health service or health care.
Please apply directly online; including a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Elysia Koretz in the Recruitment Team at Elysia.email@example.com
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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.
Closing Date: 02 November 2022
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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