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Full Job Description
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time – 1FTE
Position Classification: Dental Officer Level 1
Requisition ID: REQ221022
Application Close Date: 18/04/2021

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Are you a forward thinking, enthusiastic and authentic individual dedicated to high quality and better value patient care?

About The Opportunity
An outstanding opportunity exists for a newly graduated or experienced Dental Officer to join our team at our Bowral and Tahmoor Oral Health Clinics.

Bowral Oral Health Clinic is located in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW, 1.5 hours south-west of Sydney. Tahmoor Oral Health Clinic is located in the Wollondilly Shire, 1.5 hours south of Sydney. This position also qualifies for the Dental Officer Rural
Incentive Scheme Allowance (DORIS), up to $20Kp.a on top of Award Salary.

Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.

Where You’ll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

Salary Packaging
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Maxxia for more details.

Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

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What you’ll be doing
Provide evidence based clinical care to patients, within their scope of practice, resulting in the best quality care that public dentistry can achieve. Position is based at Yagoona, Bankstown, Liverpool, Fairfield, Ingleburn, Narellan and Rosemeadow on a rotational basis based on clinical demand.
How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.
Unrestricted registration as a Dentist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Demonstrated proficiency in the delivery of high quality dental services within the scope of general dental practice
Proficiency in minor oral surgery, denture prosthetics, endodontics, children’s dentistry and management of medically compromised patients
Commitment to the principles of public sector dentistry and sound evidence-based dental practice.
Demonstrated proficiency in both written and verbal communication
Ability to work as a contributing member of a clinical team
An understanding of current concepts in clinical practice and demonstrated understanding of infection control principles
Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment. Ability and willingness to provide services across South Western Sydney Local Health District Community Oral Health Clinics as required.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Kathleen Fitzgerald on 02 8738 9073 or via email on Kathleen.Fitzgerald1@health.nsw.gov.au