Senior Oral Health Therapist

North West, QLD

Permanent

$115049 - $123799

Dental Assistant

Are you a senior Oral Health Therapist interested in public health care?

Nowhere else will you experience the diverse casemix and financial incentives other than in rural and remote Queensland.

Work within a multidisciplinary team over a large geographical area encompassing urban, rural and remote, and/or Indigenous communities within the North West HHS.

Join us today and contribute to our vision of creating:

Pathways to better health
for our North West communities.

North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS)

  • unique locations
  • friendly communities
  • regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

What's on offer?

Permanent full-time role, 76 hours per fortnight.

Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff.

To attract top tier candidates we offer generous remuneration packages that include:

  • Base salary ranges between $115,049 and $123,799 p.a. (HP4).
  • 4 weeks p.a. recreational leave + 17.5% loading.
  • Up to 12.5% employer superannuation contribution.

Professional Development: we offer in-house training, development and mentoring programs, a $3,047 p.a. allowance to assist with external development, and 3 days p.a. leave for attending training or conferences.

Rural and Remote incentives: Category B allowance of $226.28 p.f.

Additional leave options include: purchased, long service, sick, parental, maternity, or adoption leave.

Appointment and Transfer expenses may apply.

Tax savings through salary sacrificing options are also available.

About the role

Deliver a broad range of complex oral health services and health promotion activities to eligible stakeholders/clients of the NWHHS Oral Health Services.

Work within a multidisciplinary team over a large geographical area encompassing urban, rural and remote, and/or Indigenous communities within the NWHHS region.

A demonstrated well-developed level of knowledge, expertise and skill in the delivery of complex dental/oral health therapy services and health promotion, with a high degree of independence and minimal need for indirect clinical practice supervision, is required.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!

Main requirements

  • Proof of qualification and registration as an Oral Health Therapist with AHPRA are mandatory requirements.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role and may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis and COVID-19.
  • A 6-month period of probation may apply.

Culture

Our vision is to be Queensland's leading HHS delivering excellence in remote healthcare to our patients.

Our purpose is to embrace change, to forge close partnerships, and to work closely with our communities to improve the health of people across North West Queensland.

The people who use our services are at the forefront of the care we provide and our values of innovation, respect, engagement, accountability, caring and honesty underpin the work we do each and every day.

We are an integral part of our community, your community, and we are dedicated to the positive health outcomes of our people.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Interested?

Download the Role Description for further information and application / interview preparation.

Contact: Dr Thrivalen Naidoo on 07 4744 4407.

Apply ONLINE by: Wednesday 01/06/2022.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

This is a VPD risk role and may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis, and COVID-19.

Documents

Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

Job Ad Reference QLD-MI418908
Date Listed 06 May 2022
ContactDr Thrivalen Naidoo
07 4744 4407
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