Dental Hygienists, Middlesex-London Health Unit

London, Ontario
Deadline January 26, 2011

Part-time

The Oral Health team invites applications for two experienced, registered Dental Hygienists for permanent part-time positions, 12 months of the year. Hours will vary, ranging from 14 to 28 hours per week. Responsibilities include clinical duties for adults and children, provision of oral health assessment and oral health education programs in school classrooms and in the community.

The successful candidate will perform a variety of duties such as:

  • Conducting oral screening for school children and clinic clients
  • Documenting existing conditions requiring treatment and contacts parents to inform them of needed treatment
  • Providing dental education & maintains dental records
  • Preparing examination sites by transporting equipment and supplies to and from sites
  • Maintaining standards of practice, with particular attention to dental disinfection and sterilization procedures
  • Participating in community dental education activities
  • Providing  adult services under Ontario Works (Smile Clean Program)
  • Providing all clinical services that a dental hygienist is legally permitted to carry out including providing topical fluorides, placement of sealants, dental  prophylaxis, and scaling
  • Answering dental health inquiries from a wide variety of sources
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications include:    

  • Registered with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
  • Current knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive dental hygiene services
  • CPR certification
  • Valid Ontario Driver's Licence and own transportation
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate with competent keyboarding skills

Please visit our website at http://www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.  We thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please apply by January 26, 2011, quoting posting number LGPTPA3-0111/01, to:

Human Resources Department
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London ON N6A 5L7
Fax:  519-663-5086
E-mail: recruit@mlhu.on.ca

Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public’s health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.