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Job Details

Dental Assistant

Posted on Sep 19, 2020 by OAA Dental Professional Corporation

  • Location Grimshaw, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 01, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

OAA Dental Professional Corporation

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Registration with provincial or territorial authorities
  • Membership in the Canadian Dental Assistants Association
  • Certification by the National Dental Assisting Examining Board

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS Windows

Additional Skills

  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Order dental and office supplies
  • Perform reception and clerical duties
  • Perform intra-oral duties

Work Setting

Dental practice

Specific Skills

  • Prepare patients for dental examinations
  • Invoice patients for dental services
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Polish teeth and clinical crowns and apply fluoride and sealant
  • Educate patients concerning oral hygiene
  • Record dental procedures performed on patients
  • Take preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts
  • Fabricate and place temporary crowns and restorations

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

oaa2214@gmail.com

Advertised Until

Nov 01, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Dental Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Dental Assistants
METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to record dental procedures performed, order dental and office supplies, prepare dental instruments and filling materials, and to invoice patients; and in taking preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts

SOCIAL

Interest in assisting dentists in patient care and treatment; and in educating patients concerning oral hygiene

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment; in taking and developing X-rays, polishing teeth and clinical crowns and applying fluoride and sealant, and to fabricating temporary crowns and restorations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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