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Dental Assistant or Trainee Dental Assistant Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   North West Qld   3 views
Job Details

North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) ( )

  • Unique locations
  • Friendly communities
  • Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

TheNWHHS Oral Health Service ( ) provides a statewide schedule of dental services to eligible patients living in Mount Isa and the surrounding areas. The service is aimed at stabilisation and prevention of oral disease and maintenance of function in the HHS region.

  • Work as part of the dental team in Mount Isa for Oral Health Services, North West Hospital and Health Service, providing a high level of clinical, cross-infection and administrative assistance to Oral Health Clinicians in the provision of high quality oral health services.
  • To be part of a team that actively contributes to patient safety by following policies, procedures and protocols of the North West Hospital and Health Service.
  • To support continued improvement of health services by always participating in quality improvement opportunities.
  • To excel in patient safety by active contribution to a framework of sound clinical governance.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work! ( )

About the benefits

Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff.

To attract top tier candidates we provide generous remuneration packages and employment benefits that include:

Base salary ranges between $61,464 and $64,613 p.a. (CA3) or between $56,212 and $60,412 p.a. (CA2).


Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent qualification is mandatory for appointment at the CA3 level. A 10% Recruitment Incentive may be applied for suitable applicants.

Applicants who do not hold qualifications for appointment at the CA3 level are encouraged to apply as support within the unit (including course fees) may be provided to the right applicant in order for them to undertake their certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent. However, employment would be on a temporary basis (up to 18 months) paid at the CA2 level whilst undertaking the training. Subject to successful performance, they then may be offered direct appointment to a permanent CA3 role upon completion of the qualification.

Pre-employment screening: working with children (Blue Card) and criminal history checks.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role and may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis and COVID-19.

A 3-month period of probation may apply.


Contact: Jaime Ford 07 4744 7155

Apply ONLINE by: Monday 20/02/2023

Download the Role Description for future reference and interview preparation.

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.