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February

Dental Prosthetist

Swan Hill District Health - Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Fantastic opportunity in a well-respected, fully integrated rural public health service in VIC employing over 630 staff
  • Excellent competitive salary circa $72,000 - $84,000 PLUS super!
  • Enjoy private fee bonuses, salary packaging, relocation assistance and more!
  • Beautiful Swan Hill location - a thriving modern city with the heart of a friendly country town

About Swan Hill District Health
Swan Hill District Health (SHDH) is one of regional Victoria's most impressive healthcare success stories.

Located on the Murray River, approximately 4 hours north-west of Melbourne, Swan Hill District Health is a 145 bed (including Aged Care) fully integrated rural public health service, employing 630+ staff and servicing a 100 km radius with an estimated catchment area of around 35,000 people.

SHDH provides a wide range of services including Medical and Surgical, Obstetrics, Aged Care, Community and Primary Health, Renal Dialysis, chemotherapy, Radiology and Pathology diagnostic services, Emergency Department operating 24/7.

The Primary Health Medical Centre is located in close proximity to the hospital and was established to provide a base for high quality Medical Care and as a resource to ensure on-call services to the hospital. SHDH has strong university connections, operating as a training centre for healthcare professionals and working in close proximity with both resident and visiting specialists.

About the Opportunity

SHDH now has an exciting opportunity for a full-time AHPRA registered Dental Prosthetist to join their progressive Medical Centre on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Clinic Coordinator, the Dental Prosthetist is responsible for the construction and repairing of technical appliances such as mouth guards, full, partial acrylic and cast metal frame dentures. The Dental Prosthetist deals directly with the patient from the initial examination right through to the final adjustments of the new prosthesis.

Enjoy the autonomy of choosing how your appointments are structured with a split between appointments and lab work, and fantastic Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm working hours. An integral position in a busy clinic, you will enjoy the support of the dental team and a contracted prosthetist in clinic 2 days a week.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Establish patient’s needs by competent oral examination of their condition, plan required treatment and take impressions and other clinical records as necessary in accordance with DHSV clinical standards and policies.
  • Fit new or repaired prosthesis to patient and adjust as necessary to ensure it is accurately adapted to the patient’s mouth to maximise comfort.
  • Educate patient on how best to care for their dentures or other prosthesis, and when an adjustment or replacement is needed.
  • Liaise with Dental Officers other health care professionals in pre-surgical planning and in the formulation of prescriptions for prosthesis.

About You

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years experience in a dental prosthetist role, with demonstrated experience in managing your own work load.

You will have a current dental qualification eligible for AHPRA registration as a Dental Prosthetist and demonstrated experience and skill in a wide range of dental assessment, procedures, treatments, technical work and activities for patients requiring prosthesis.

The successful candidate will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with patients from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and patients from various age groups. A true team player, you will be able to work within a tight knit team and be excited to positively contribute to the community.

Great time management, the ability to navigate conflicting priorities and work independently are integral to succeed in this role.

Please note: To be considered for this position you must be have full Australian working rights, and consent to a police check.
About the Benefits
This is an amazing opportunity for experienced dentists to experience a taste of regional practice, with access to modern facilities and equipment.

Swan Hill District Hospital Dental Clinic functions as a public practice that also offers private treatment, and provides 20% of private fees as a bonus on a fortnightly basis on top of your regular wage.

Competitive salary package on offer circa $72,000 - $84,000 negotiable on experience, plus super and bonus.

Additional benefits include:

  • 4 weeks annual leave;
  • Salary packaging;
  • Relocation assistance; and
  • Monthly acquired days off (ADO).

Life in Swan Hill
If you've never experienced Swan Hill before, you are in luck! Families move to Swan Hill and never look back. It’s a combination of factors that make the region a sought after lifestyle change - close proximity to the Murray River, plenty of sunshine, and a welcoming community has a lot to do with it! There are also fantastic sporting clubs and recreational facilities to suit everyone. It all adds up to a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Located on the Murray River in Victoria's north-west, Swan Hill and its surrounding population of 30,000 enjoy a temperate climate and fantastic offerings of the food and wine produced in the region. With multiple primary and secondary schools, shopping precinct and multiple restaurants to choose from, residents enjoy the ease of modern living with a small town feel. Access to Melbourne is easy with a 4 hour drive or daily train services. Outstanding golfing, tennis and aquatic sporting facilities are easily accessible and along with a natural river environment, facilitate a relaxing lifestyle among very friendly people.

Swan Hill itself has matured over recent years into a thriving, modern city, but at the heart of it, you’ll still find a friendly country town with people and values to match.

To register your interest, don't wait - apply now.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $72,000.00 – $84,000.00 per year

Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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