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Turks and Caicos Islands Government

Dental Assistant

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Job Code: JPB4-22-7
Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 18th November 2022
Friday, 2nd December 2022
Department: Health and Human Services
Location: South Caicos

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The job holder assists the dentist in providing dental treatment and working as part of a team to provide Dental Care.       

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Dental Procedures:

  • Prepare and maintain dental instruments, supplies and equipment.
  • Collect and record patient health histories.
  • Manage patient during dental procedures.
  • Transfer instruments during dental procedures.
  • Use dental procedure isolation techniques.
  • Prepare dental materials, cements, amalgam, composite, impression materials, etc.
  • Perform dental charting
  • Supervise prevention and management of dental medical emergencies.
  • Maintain inventory control and management.

Patient and Community Educator:

  • Deliver patient personal oral care instructions
  • Deliver community dental health presentations
  • Plan, assemble and staff health fair booths
  • Adhere to all Public Service rules and regulations
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Certificate or Diploma in Dental Assisting or higher.                      

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one (1) year of relevant working experience.

SALARY:       

  • Grade 5.1 $27,716.00 per annum 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Resumes with current contact information must be accompanied by a Cover Letter and two letters of reference (one preferably from a former employer) as well as copies of educational certificates and a copy of the Passport photo page, National Turks & Caicos Islander Status Card (where applicable). Shortlisted candidates must submit a Police Certificate.

Applications should be addressed to The Director, Office of the Human Resource Management Directorate, Church Folly, Grand Turk. Applications can be hand delivered, Faxed to 946-1582 or sent by email to: recruitment@gov.tc. 

Hand delivered and fax applications must have clearly marked on the envelope/fax cover sheet the Job Title of position being applied for. On emailed applications the subject line must reference the Job Reference Number (JPB4-22-7) and the Job Title.

Current serving officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Applications without supporting documents will not be processed. 

BELONGERS NEED ONLY APPLY

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  2ND December 2022

 

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