Dental assistant

Griesbach Dental based in 9934 137 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5E 6W1 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Dental assistant who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend and Morning.

Employer Name: Griesbach Dental
Position: Dental assistant
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $30.00 hourly / 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: 9934 137 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5E 6W1

Job Description

  • The candidate must prepare patients for dental examinations.
  • The candidate must order dental and office supplies.
  • The candidate must prepare dental instruments and filling materials.
  • The candidate must sterilise and maintain instruments and equipment.
  • The candidate will be responsible for billing patients for dental services.
  • The candidate must fabricate and place temporary crowns and restorations.
  • The candidate must prepare wax bite-blocks and impression trays.
  • The candidate must prepare plaster models and moulds.
  • The candidate must polish and buff dentures.
  • The candidate must make orthodontic bands out of metal and alloys.
  • The candidate must maintain and order supplies.
  • The candidate must complete the metal framework of dentures.
  • The candidate must cast gold or metal alloys for bridges and denture bases.
  • The candidate must supervise students in training.
  • The candidate must design, fabricate, or repair dental devices.
  • The candidate must mould wax over denture set-up.
  • The candidate must pack plastic material into molds to form full or partial dentures.
  • The candidate must carry out administrative duties for the dental laboratory.
  • The candidate must train and supervise other dental technicians or dental laboratory assistants.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must be registered with provincial or territorial authorities and certified by the National Dental Assisting Examining Board.
  • The candidate should be accurate.
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate must be flexible.

Work setting

  • The candidate’s relocation expenses will be covered by the employer.
  • The candidate must be willing to relocate to the specified location.
  • The candidate must work in a dental practice as well as a hospital/medical facility or clinic.

Experience and specialization

Type of materials

  • The materials used are ceramic or porcelain applications.

Technical expertise (dental)

  • The candidate must be technically skilled in waxing-up, polishing, plastering, packing, assembly, and casting.

Computer and technology knowledge

  • The candidate must be familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Word.

Type of industry experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience in an independently owned business.

Area of specialization

  • The candidate must be familiar with partial dentures, orthodontic appliances, gold dies and goldwork, full dentures, crowns and bridges, and chrome castings.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate must be bondable.
  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be able to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

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