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Oral Health Therapist - Level 3 (Bendigo Health, Bendigo)Dental Health Services Victoria
Oral Health Therapist (Level 3) - Bendigo Health Community Dental Services Full-time permanent position available, part of our senior clinical team. Provide general and emergency oral health care within the service Opportunity to join a dedicated and innovative team of dental and oral health professionals Hours to suit good work-life balance (8 hour shifts during operating hours of 7:45 am - 5:00 pm) Excellent benefits available (incl. professional development opportunities & salary packaging) Moving to new facilities in 2022 The Position Position Title: Oral Health Therapist (Level 3) - Community Dental Services Classification: DT53 – DT55 Salary per fortnight (exc.
super): $3,174.04 - $3,367.65 (plus fortnightly dual qualification allowance $190.
44 for Extended Scope qualification) Hours per fortnight: 80hrs (including ADO every 4 weeks) Employment Status: Full-time Ongoing Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination Role Description The Level 3 Oral Health Therapist is responsible for the provision of a broad range of clinical duties within the scope of publicly funded dental services, including the management of difficult clinical situations, complex medical and social histories and patients with disabilities. The Level 3 Oral Health Therapist possesses advanced skills to independently carry out a broad range of complex procedures, rarely requiring support and advice from more experienced clinicians, and in accordance with Bendigo Health clinical standards and policies. The Level 3 Oral Health Therapist will provide clinical leadership, supervision and support of less experienced staff based within the Dental Service.
They will assist the Senior Dentist in facilitating, maintaining and developing the knowledge and expertise of clinical and auxiliary staff who provide dental services. This position will provide high quality, efficient and effective dental health care to patients and actively contribute to quality improvement activities relevant to CDS. The Team Community Dental Services is a 31 surgery clinic that provides dental care for the Bendigo community & surrounds.
The team consists of dentists, oral health therapists, dental prosthetists, oral health educators & support personnel. The CDS is primarily funded by Dental Health Services Victoria to provide general & emergency oral health care within the scope of publicly funded dental services. CDS is also involved in preventative oral health initiatives including an active schools & early years outreach program.
The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute, allied health, cancer, dental and mental health services. We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and specialty services including but not limited to; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics, Cancer Clinics, Dental and Mental Health Services. Our Allied Health teams provide a diverse range of programs and person centred care in inpatie....