Job title :
CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE
PERMANENT PART TIME (0.56 FTE)
Cranbrook Public Health is seeking an experienced Certified Dental Assistant to join its Early Childhood Development Program on a permanent, part time basis.
The Early Childhood Development Program focuses dental services to children zero to 6 years of age in various community settings (e.g. Health Centres, Child Development Centres, Community Agencies, Friendship Centres, and Schools). Services include risk assessments for dental decay, fluoride varnish clinics, school surveys, presentations targeting high-risk groups and vulnerable populations, preschool/daycare kits and family counseling sessions.
This position practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and assists with dental screening programs, the development and delivery of dental education programs and health promotion activities, preparing dental supplies and equipment, and completing data entry for screening programs and services. Interior Health Certified Dental Assistants function with a great degree of independence with an understanding of policies and procedures involved with preventive dental programs.
Daily schedule is working 08:30 to 16:21 where Week 1 Wed/Thur/Fri and Week 2 Tues/Wed/Thurs. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus generous vacation after your first year of employment. Travel is a requirement within this position within the East Kootenay area (i.e. Golden, Fernie, Kimberley, Invermere, Creston); access to a personal vehicle may be required.
If you are seeking additional work to complement existing workload or just looking for an opportunity to work in Public Health, we would love to hear from you!
- Grade 12
- Certified Dental Assistant Certificate
- Registration and licensure as a Certified Dental Assistant in B.C.
- One year recent related experience.
- Current valid BC Driver’s License.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.