Senior Dental Officer – Weipa

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Torres & Cape H&HS
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
  • Category:
    Government

The uniqueness of the Torres and Cape offer an unforgettable experience and along with great career opportunities. We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and dedicated Senior Dental Officer to join our team in Weipa. Enjoy the challenges and make a difference in the community

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Cairns region,Far North Qld
  • Yearly Salary: $131584 – $145487
  • Contact Name: Mauragh Harbert
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 18-JAN-21

Tell me more… Participate in the continued development of quality oral health services to the Cape and Torres Strait communities. Provide advanced level of general practitioner service to eligible and non-eligible (fee paying) clients at the base clinic in Weipa and in the Outreach clinics serviced from here (Aurukun, Napranum and Mapoon).

To be successful in this role you will have:
-Clinical experience (5yrs desirable) demonstrating proficiency with removable prosthetics, endodontics and minor oral surgery, basic denture repairs, General anaesthetics and complex restorative treatments. This is a sole clinician position requiring the ability to work autonomously and manage the responsibility of being the sole public dentist for the Western cape region.
-Experience in providing clinical services in Indigenous communities and an interest in developing strategies to improve community engagement with the health system.
If this sounds like the right fit for you, Torres and Cape can offer you:
-Remuneration up to $165 995 comprising salary between $131 584-$145 487 p.a
-Employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%)
-Accommodation
-30% Rural Incentive Scheme Allowance on employee base salary
-Salary packaging
Requirements for the role:
-5 years’ experience is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency with removable prosthetics and minor oral surgery.
-Appointment requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the Dental Board of Australia.
-Possession of a Queensland radiography User licence for Intra-Oral Radiography.
For additional information regarding position please refer to the role description.
About Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Services visit TCHHS website
How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.
Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies