Seniors Dental Care - Dental Assistant

Windsor, ON, Canada Req #65
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

CUPE 543.3
Windsor Location
Afternoon Shift

Position Summary
Reporting to the manager of Oral health, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of various dental services in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards 2018. 
The position supports the ongoing operations of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
Flexible hours are required, however regular hours are Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 8:00pm  
Position Responsibilities
Provide oral hygiene instruction
Assist the dental hygienist or dentist, as required 
Perform clinical level II duties, as required 
Record, sort, file search, photocopy, maintain, distribute and file forms relative to the Oral Health Program
Maintain equipment - sterilization of instruments and basic maintenance of all dental equipment
Scheduling and confirming appointments
Monitoring and maintaining dental supplies
Provide other related duties, as required to facilitate the efficient operation of the dental program
Responsibilities require work primarily in the Windsor/Leamington area, but may require travel throughout the county
Must work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all policies and procedures of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
Position Qualifications
Education, training and experience
Certified Level II Dental Assistant; NDAEB Certified
Certificate in Basic Life Support – HCP
Current expertise as a practising Level II CDA

Other Requirements:
Excellent interpersonal, writing, organizational and communication skills
Ability to speak a second language would be beneficial
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and Internet
A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a reliable motor vehicle during working hours, as well as 1 million dollars in liability insurance
A satisfactory vulnerable sector police clearance
Ability to meet physical demands of position
TB skin test
Knowledge of Ministry database software is an asset
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

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  • Windsor, ON, Canada