Facility: Community Health
Hours of work: 48 total hours per 3 week rotation (0.4 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: When filled
Graduate from a recognized dental therapy program with a diploma in Dental Therapy
Eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Dental Therapists Association
Must possess a valid driver's licence
May be required to work in the evening or on weekends on occasion
Knowledge of principles of population health promotion, health education and community development and their relationship to health status
Knowledge of the integral relationship between oral health and overall health
Knowledge of current scientific information/research/best practice in oral health and other related health issues
Knowledge of the program planning process
Written and oral communication skills
Organization and time management skills
Skills in communicating oral health knowledge at levels of understanding appropriate to different audiences
Ability to interact with clients, parents, health professionals and community leaders/groups in a positive and culturally appropriate manner
Ability to diagnose dental decay/abscesses and identify oral abnormalities
Ability to be analytical
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Ability to carry, load and unload equipment and supplies
Experience: Some related experience which includes experience in health promotion and health education is an asset, but not required.
Applications must be received in Human Resources by 4:30 p.m. on closing date. Part-time hours of work may be reduced during the rotation stipulated when a statutory holiday is recognized during that period. Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of Article 21.02 the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. Please contact the facility for information on job description(s) or shift schedules.
Only those selected will be contacted.