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Job Details

Registered Dental Assistant

Employer

Smiles Dental Group

Date Posted

January 05, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 18 to 24 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 04, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Smiles Dental Group

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant

Operating Systems and Software

Google Docs

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

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Additional Skills

  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Order dental and office supplies
  • 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
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal Suitability

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

Benefits

Dental Benefits

Screening questions

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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.

Advertised Until

Feb 04, 2022

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 Registered Dental 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 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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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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