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Job Details

Dental Clinical Assistant

Employer

Smile Dental Suite

Date Posted

August 04, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location High Level, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 03, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Smile Dental Suite

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Work Setting

Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Prepare patients for dental examinations
  • Order dental and office supplies
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Perform reception and clerical duties
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Educate patients concerning oral hygiene
  • Polish teeth and clinical crowns and apply fluoride and sealant
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Perform intra-oral duties
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Record dental procedures performed on patients
  • Invoice patients for dental services
  • Fabricate and place temporary crowns and restorations
  • Take preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Registration with provincial or territorial authorities
  • Certification by the National Dental Assisting Examining Board

Security and Safety

  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Large workload

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Reliability

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site housing options
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer

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 & Abilities
The Dental Clinical Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

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