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Certified Dental Assistant - BC Cancer Vancouver

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Certified Dental Assistant

BC Cancer Vancouver, $25.42 per hour

What you'll do
  • Work with patients with medical compromise and with possible exposure to medical risk.
  • Perform chair-side duties and infection control, including making impressions, delivering fluoride to patients; instructing patients in oral care and assisting with OR procedures.
  • Assist the Senior Certified Dental Assistant with screening of patients and assessment of dental needs to set priorities;
  • Co-ordinate bookings.
  • Ensure patient charts are provided for patient appointments; check patient chart and treatment plan for completeness, file treatment plans.

What you bring
  • Grade 12 graduation.
  • Graduation from recognized Certified Dental Assistant Course.
  • Current registration with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C.
  • One year of related experience, preferably in a hospital setting.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work well with patients and staff.

What's in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Temporary, Part-Time (0.60 FTE until April 2021)
Wage: $25.42 per hour
600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Tuesday to Thursday: 0730-1530/0800-1600/0830-1630/0900-1700
Requisition Number: 97297

What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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