Senior Dentist (fixed Term), Porirua, Capital Health Careers

Published 2023-01-23
Expires 2023-02-23
ID #1358836370
Senior Dentist (fixed Term), Porirua, Capital Health Careers
New Zealand, Wellington, Porirua,
Published January 23, 2023

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior dentist (fixed term)

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We are looking for a part-time, fixed term motivated senior dentist who is a team player, has wide clinical experience, good operative skills, exceptional in communication, keen to support and grow staff and the service.

You will be responsible for the delivery of quality oral health care throughout the service in Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals. In the role you will also be providing clinical support and assistance to Dental House Surgeons, supporting current SMO dentists and the Clinical Leader.

As a senior dental officer, you will be known to be someone who is approachable and willing to share your knowledge and experience with others. You will have experience in handling varied caseloads of patients requiring a range of treatments.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The Dental and Oral Health Service provides dental care for many patients across two sites (Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals) and while working with us you will have the opportunity to experience the different patient mix at both locations. You will be interacting with patients who require admission for their dental care, children, patients who have suffered acute trauma, and patients who require essential dental treatment as part of their medical or surgical treatment. You will also see low-income individuals who are in pain.

Our team of 37 consists of senior dentists/ oral medicine & oral surgery specialists/ house surgeons (who provide on call)/ clinical and dental technicians/ receptionists/ dental assistants/ booking clerk and registered nurse.

The Dental and Oral Health Service is operational Monday- Friday from 8am to 4.30pm. On call house surgeons rostered outside of daily operational clinics.

Moū – About you

Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent
Current annual practicing certificate with the Dental Council of New Zealand
Current Indemnity cover
Post Graduate qualifications with specialties would be advantageous
Relevant experience and training 
Minimal 5 years recent experience post-graduation

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us 

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email [email protected] and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process. 

Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed
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