Principal Dentist (Adult Program Townsville)

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Townsville Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

The Townsville Oral Health Service fits within the Health and Wellbeing Service Group within the Health Service. We are seeking a Principal Dentist to provide clinical and functional management at a senior level to the oral health program. The role is responsible for ensuring delivery of high quality oral health services.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Townsville region
  • Contact Name: Gianna Todeschino
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  • Closing Date: 26-JAN-21

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?

About your opportunity
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Dental Officer to be a part of the clinical team within the Townsville Oral Health Service. This opportunity would suit an individual who is organised, highly motivated, shows initiative, exhibits diligence, is self-motivated and enjoys working within the public health system. This role would suit someone who is passionate about preventative dentistry, who is self-motivated, enjoys working as part of a team and ultimately values high quality patient centred care in an efficient and effective way

Role Requirements:

  • Possession of a tertiary qualification in Dentistry and current registration with the Dental Board of Australia.
  • A current licence to operate dental irradiating apparatus.
  • All applicants must be awarded Scope of Clinical Practice by the Townsville HHS Credentialing and SoCP Commitee.
  • Requirement to visit and may be rostered towork in other facilities at various locations across the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.
  • A current ‘C’ class motor vehicle licence is required. The incumbent may be required to travel in this position by road, air or sea and drive Queensland Health vehicles to meet operational requirements of the position.

Generous remuneration package value up to $14,427.25 p.m. comprising salary range of $5,642.80 to $5,816.10 p.f. (DO3), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Program.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel’ and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North.

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife. The Strand is Townsville’s waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets, be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville’s crown, Magnetic Island. A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.

For a confidential discussion please contact Dr Angie Nilsson on 07 4433 9929.
Applications close on Tuesday 26 January 2021.