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Job Details

Registered Dental Hygienist

Employer

West Hill Dental

Date Posted

May 03, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Peace River, AB
  • Earnings $54.00 to $70.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 02, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

West Hill Dental

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Specific Skills

  • Administer local anesthetics
  • Take, develop and mount X-rays
  • Remove stains and deposits from teeth
  • Remove sutures
  • Perform restorative and orthodontic procedures under the direction of a dentist
  • Instruct patients regarding oral hygiene
  • Conduct initial dental assessments and consult with dentists on patient care
  • Clean and stimulate the gums to prevent gum disease
  • Apply and remove temporary dressings
  • Apply fluoride treatment

Dental Therapist Specific Skills

  • Administer local anesthetics
  • Take, develop and mount X-rays
  • Remove stains and deposits from teeth
  • Remove sutures
  • Instruct patients regarding oral hygiene
  • Conduct initial dental assessments and consult with dentists on patient care
  • Apply fluoride treatment

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Work Setting

Dental practice

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Gratuities

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have education 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

Jun 02, 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 Hygienist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Dental Hygienists
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information by conducting initial dental assessments and taking and developing X-rays; may perform restorative and orthodontic procedures under the direction of dentists

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with dental equipment to take dental impressions, to clean and stimulate the gums to prevent gum disease, to remove stains and deposits from teeth to prevent tooth and root decay, and to apply fluoride treatments

SOCIAL

Interest in instructing patients regarding oral hygiene procedures; and in consulting with dentists on patient care

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

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Dental Therapists
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information by conducting dental assessments and taking and developing X-rays

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with dental equipment to take dental impressions, to remove stains and deposits from teeth to prevent tooth and root decay and to apply fluoride treatments; may fill cavities, extract teeth and replace portions of tooth crowns

SOCIAL

Interest in instructing patients regarding oral hygiene procedures; and in consulting with dentists on patient care

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.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

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