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Woolwich Community Health Centre

Clinical Dentist, Permanent Part-Time (0.6 FTE, 22.5 hours/week)

Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program

Woolwich Community Health Centre (WCHC) requires a clinical Dentist to provide dental services for our Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program at our Wellesley site. The Clinical Dentist works as part of a team, consisting of a hygienist and dental assistant, to deliver the regional dental program at WCHC.

• Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from a university recognized by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
• Current registration in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and eligible to practice clinical dentistry in Ontario.
• Experience working in a dental office, community health facility and/or public health setting.
• Post-graduate training or experience working in public health would be an asset.
• Previous experience and/or passion for working with rural seniors experiencing... complex health issues is required.
• Demonstrated understanding of the diverse and complex health and social needs of the community members, particularly those experiencing social inequity and discrimination.
• Current BLS (CPR Level HCP) certification.
• Ability to work potential evenings as required by the program.
• Ability to obtain a Police Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the CHC.
• Ability to support and demonstrate Community Health Centre values.

Position Duties:
• Perform clinical dentistry by providing dental diagnostic, preventive and clinical care to standards currently accepted by the dental profession. In particular, the dentist must be sensitive to the needs of the designated target population and the care they require.
• Perform all phases of general dentistry including diagnostic, preventive and restorative services, oral surgery, periodontics, prosthodontics (fixed and removable), and endodontics.
• Formulate comprehensive treatment plans, informs patients and families of treatment plans and obtains consent for treatment.
• Maintain client records in accordance with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons Record Keeping Guidelines.
• Refer clients for medical testing or further assessment if warranted.
• Prescribe antibiotics and administering local anaesthetic.
• Ensure proper X-ray quality assurance and disposal of biohazardous waste as per legislative acts.
• Prescribe and interpreting radiographs as a component of the diagnostic process.
• Work in a manner that incorporates health promotion recognizing the impact of social determinants of health.
• Work in a way that adheres to established organizational Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) standards, policies and procedures.
• Maintain competence through professional development activities and training.

Woolwich Community Health Centre is committed to employment equity and providing equal opportunity for people with disabilities. We encourage applications from people representing the diverse communities we serve, and if requested, we modify our recruitment and hiring processes to make accommodations that are responsive to applicants’ needs.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Compensation & Benefits:
• Starting Salary of $71.47 to $76.84 per hour
• 4 weeks paid vacation (pro-rated to working status)
• 18 Sick Days per year (pro-rated to working status)
• 10 Professional Development days per year (pro-rated to working status)
• Enrolment in Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP


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