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Rewarding career as a casual Dental Assistant/Health Clerk On-base in Townsville

HCA Defence
Date Published: 26 Feb 2018
Defence Casual
Public No salary information listed.
Dental Assistant Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
Rewarding career as a casual Dental Assistant/Health Clerk On-base in Townsville
  • Look after the health of our Australian Defence Force
  • Gain a new perspective by delivering one of the most fulfilling jobs in healthcare
  • Work with patients who are fit and motivated to stay healthy

On behalf of Medibank's Garrison Health Services, Healthcare Australia has been subcontracted to deliver the On-base Primary Healthcare Services for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

The position will commence as casual/locum, with the opportunity for part/full-time employment should the opportunity arise. 

About the role:

The Dental Assistant is responsible for the provision of chair-side assistance to the Dentist in the delivery of dental services to ADF Members in accordance with Defence Policies and Procedures.

To be successful for consideration as a Dental Assistant you will need to meet the following criteria.

Essential Requirements

  • Be an Australian Citizen
  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting
  • A minimum of 2 years recent full-time chair-side dental assisting experience
  • Current first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification - must be current at time of employment
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver a high standard of care to patients and work with limited supervision within a dental surgery
  • Must have the ability to successfully complete a criminal history check
  • Ability to hold a baseline security clearance with the Australia Government Security Vetting Agency
  • Previous experience working with the Australian Defence Force will be viewed favorably

In addition, as a Dental Assistant, you will be required to
   • Assist with dental administration, including Health Clerk shifts
   • Adhere to privacy legislation and Defence Policies and Procedures in relation to the protection of Personal Information

Benefits of working with HCA Defence:

  • Great for work/life balance
  • An adventurous lifestyle, teamwork driven culture and the chance to work with patients who are fit and motivated to stay healthy, helping you to keep motivated too!
  • Ongoing learning, career development, and medical specialisation

If you would like to explore the option of changing your current location of work, please contact Lorraine Kooymans on +61 7 3118 8165 or send your CV and email us for further information in the strictest confidence.

Lorraine Kooymans
+61 7 3118 8165