Dental Assistant - Timaru Hospital at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand South Canterbury, Timaru Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Dental Department - Timaru Hospital
Permanent, Part-Time - 38 hours per fortnight
Life is a collection of small
moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te
Whatu Ora -South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the
moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?
We are seeking to appoint a Dental Assistant for the Dental Department at Timaru Hospital. The role provides assistance to the dental surgeon (who generally works the following days;
- Week One: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8.30am - 1.30pm
- Week Two: Monday: 8.30am to 5pm, Tuesday and Wednesday: 8.30am - 1.30pm
The role reports to the Charge Nurse Manager of the Outpatients
department and supports the dental
surgeon to provide safe, appropriate, patient focused care. Along with
management of the booking system the role will also greet and prepare patients
for surgery, be responsible for ordering of medical supplies for the clinic and
sterilisation of instruments.
successful person will have previous experience and a dental health
qualification along with excellent interpersonal
/communication skills (both written and verbal) with an ability to work with
both adults and children.
Other success attributes for this person in this role;
- Understands contemporary infection control practices
- Has competent computer skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Effective planning and prioritisation skills with the ability to perform effectively under pressure
- A personal commitment to professional development and continuous quality improvement.
- Willingness to contribute positively
to the unit teams performance and outcomes
Why choose Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury?
As one of the country - s smaller regions our
people always have room to move and grow - you - ll get a wider exposure to
specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run
smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you - re more than just a number;
you - re part of a team where everyone knows your name.
On top of all that, you - ll get to enjoy
the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life
balance is truly achievable here.
At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury , integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can - t wait for you to join us.
now - this moment is yours!
apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz
We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.
If you have any questions regarding this
role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.
Applications Close: 30 November 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand South Canterbury|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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