We are looking for a full time, permanent dental assistant with lots of energy and a willingness to learn new skills. Dental Assistant duties include, but are not limited to: assisting dentists chairside during dental procedures and surgeries, sterilizing equipment and instruments, taking xrays and dental impressions, some clerical work including booking appointments and calling patients, record keeping and helping to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.
Our office is nestled into downtown Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (5209 Franklin Ave, if you’re looking for us!), We offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental and extended health benefits, and an annual $850 travel bonus. We also provide uniforms.
Excellent written and verbal English skills are a requirement, and as we are a paperless office, computer skills are an asset!
Assists Dentists during examinations and treatment of the oral cavity, face and neck. Responsible for record keeping of health history and patient treatment. Intraoral duties which include but are not limited to: taking and processing xrays, intraoral impressions. Sterilization of instruments, surfaces of operatories. Clean, organize and stocking of operatories and other dental areas. Some clerical work such as calling patients, booking and confirming appointments.
A degree or diploma in the Dental field. Can be a Dental Assisting diploma, Dental Hygiene diploma or Dental degree, even if it's from outside of Canada. Must have one year minimum of experience working in a dental setting.