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We are seeking an Oral Health Therapist to join our established and caring Dental Services team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an innovative environment and be part of a team driven to improve the oral health and well being of our population. Based at our Brunswick location with excellent transport options, this position will be for Tuesdays-Fridays on a permanent basis and comes with learning and career development opportunities.

You will be part of the dental team who for provides high quality and efficient dental services to eligible patients. Your responsibilities include,
• Provide compassionate, effective and efficient oral health services within guidelines specified by DHSV, including appropriate waiting list management
• Participate in the provision of outreach dental services, screening, early detection, and oral health promotion
• To be qualified and competent in the taking and interpretation of intra oral radiographs and interpretation of extra-oral radiographs
• Support the implementation of dental programs associated with alternative funding streams, including Medicare-funded Dental programs (or exploring private practice options)
• Participate in the design of new models of care to be implemented within the team

To succeed in the role you will have:

• Bachelor of Oral Health or equivalent qualification
• Current AHPRA Registration number
• High level of clinical competence and a demonstrated commitment to the provision of appropriate, high quality dental services with a focus on public health principles
• Excellent understanding of Infection Control Procedures
• Advanced interpersonal and communication skills
• Understanding of issues associated with culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates may be contacted.

Merri Health is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and GLBTIQ community to apply.

Closing Date 26/07/2017
Reference Number 15099
Position Title Oral Health Therapist
Employment Type Ongoing Part Time
Organisation Merri Health
Contact Person Jonathan Teoh
Contact Details 0437836466
Position Description
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Location 11 Glenlyon Road BRUNSWICK VIC 3056