Registered Dental Hygienist – U1214

Job title: Registered Dental Hygienist – U1214
Posted on: July 28, 2022
Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE
Reporting to the Manager, Child and Family Health, is responsible for providing Regional public health dental programs and services as outlined in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Mandatory Health Programs and Services Guidelines, under the Health Protection and Promotion Act; conducting dental screening and referral programs for children and youth; and providing clinical preventive services including topical fluoride applications, scaling, polishing, sealants and oral hygiene instruction.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Schedules and conducts dental screening and surveys for pre-school and school-aged children in child care and Early Years centres, public health dental clinics, elementary schools and community settings.

Follows up on clinical findings by contacting parents and dental offices to ensure that the treatment is received; refers cases of suspected dental neglect and/or abuse to the Children’s Aid Society.

Performs preventive services such as polishing, scaling, topical fluoride applications and fissure sealants, for children and youth.

Refers clients to dentists and specialists on a regular basis and in case of emergency.

Responds to dental health inquiries from various people such as residents/parents, dental offices, health professionals and the community.

Assists the Manager with the procurement of dental supplies by communicating with dental supply companies on various issues including equipment repairs, quotations, orders, merchandise, credits and materials, as required.

Orders supplies and facilitates maintenance of clinical equipment.

Facilitates presentations to the community, to improve oral health awareness.

Assists in the development and delivery of oral health education resources, as assigned, and participates in health promotion initiatives.

Compiles records, reports and statistics for the Manager, as requested.

Assists in maintaining the inventory of clinical supplies and informs staff responsible for ordering when supplies are low.

Keeps current with new developments in public health dentistry by attending workshops, seminars, conventions and courses, as appropriate.

Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Dental Hygiene.

Current registration with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and authorized by the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario to self initiate.

Minimum three (3) years clinical experience.

Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check.

Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on regional business.

Knowledge of relevant dental programs.

Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation,
teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.

Knowledge of current dental office and dental laboratory procedures.

Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.

 

For more information on how to apply please email uxbridge@employmenthelp.ca or text 905-261-3895. Leave a detailed message with your name, phone number, and the position you are interested in and someone from our team will get back to you as soon as possible!

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Employment Type: Temporary
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Field of Work: Medical/Health
Required skills:

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Dental Hygiene.

Current registration with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and authorized by the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario to self initiate.

Minimum three (3) years clinical experience.

Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check.

Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on regional business.

Knowledge of relevant dental programs.

Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation,
teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.

Knowledge of current dental office and dental laboratory procedures.

Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.


Company information

Company Name: The Regional Municipality of York
Contact Name: HR
Address: 17250 Yonge Street
City: Newmarket
Postal Code:L3Y 6Z1
Email: careers@york.ca
Additional information:

Please apply online by 4:30PM EST of the closing date indicated above. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

All York Region Employees are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, as a condition of hire. Should you be the successful candidate, you will be required to comply with the Region’s mandatory Vaccination Policy that is in effect.

York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. At the Region, we respect, encourage and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require Code-protected accommodation.


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