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Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Medibank’s Garrison Health Services (GHS) delivers a national integrated healthcare service to the Australian Defence Force (ADF).  The GHS team manages and coordinates over 1100 on-base primary healthcare experts, providing access to seamless quality healthcare to over 80 000 uniformed ADF personnel from point of injury or illness to recovery.

The Opportunity

We are looking for permanent part time and casual Dental Assistants to join our teams based on site across Victoria, these vacancies may have the opportunity to lead into permanent full-time positions.   The locations of our Victorian sites include Albury, Puckapunyal, Hastings, Laverton, Sale, Melbourne and Watsonia.   This is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door with our Garrison Health Services in a civilian based role.  Working in an incredibly rewarding environment treating an active and unique patient population. 

As a Dental Assistant you will be required to perform a variety of clinical and administrative tasks including but not limited to:

  • Chair-side assistance to Dentists/Dental Specialists/Dental Hygienists;
  • Promotion of oral health to patients where qualified;
  • Take dental intra-oral/extra-oral radiographs where licensed;
  • Implement infection control procedures within the dental surgery;
  • Pouring of dental models as directed, where trained.

About You

As Dental Assistant you will hold Australian citizenship and have a Certificate III in Dental Assisting.

Other mandatory criteria includes:                       

  • A minimum of 2 years recent full time chair-side dental assisting experience;
  • Current first aid and CPR certification; and

Please note: your CV will need to demonstrate this for your application to progress

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Date Posted
Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Melbourne, VIC
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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