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Dental Assistant Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Gold Coast   2 views
Job Details

The Role

An opportunity has become available for several Dental Assistants to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Prepare equipment, instruments and materials utilised in a variety of dental procedures
  • Accurately and proficiently assist and adapt to an operator where required to provide fourhanded dentistry, retraction and evacuation techniques
  • Use FDI, Palmers Notation, dental specific language and terminology, and forensic charting
  • Assist with dental radiography, developing and mounting radiographs.
  • Assist in the administrative functions associated with Dental Assistant duties

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Certificate III in Sterilisation and/or Dental Assisting or relevant higher qualification
  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card QLD Health will meet the cost)
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Driver Licence
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Permanent full time and permanent part time (several positions, hrs negotiable).
  • Base salary ranging from $64 464 - $64 613 per annum or $30.99 - $32.58 per hour

About Us

Queensland Health employs a range of Oral Health staff to deliver oral health care to eligible patients. The composition of teams may vary between clinics. Teams generally consist of the following staff: Dentists, Dental Specialists, Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists, Dental Prosthetists, Dental Technicians, Dental Assistants and Administration Officers. Based in Southport, Robina and Palm Beach.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Friday, 28 April 2023

Job Ad reference: GC481466

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.