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British Columbia



Dental Therapist – Diploma Senior

Posted Date: October 6, 2016 17:00 CST

Closing Date: October 16, 2016 23:59 CST

Type: Permanent Part Time

City: Saskatoon

Facility: Idylwyld Centre

Department: Oral Health Program

FTE: 0.43

Shift Information: Days

Hours of Work: In a 6 week rotation: 12 shifts of 8.00 hours

Salary or Pay Band: $29.939 to $36.590 (5 step range)

Job Summary:

The incumbent will provide diagnostic, operative, community and preventive dentistry services to children in the Dental Health Program. This position is under the supervision of the Program Supervisor, Healthy Growth and Development Department, and responsible to the Manager, Healthy Growth and Development Department. The incumbent will work independently of a dentist and within the multidisciplinary team of the Dental Health Program and other programs as assigned. A dentist is available on contract to provide services as referred by the Dental Therapist.


5 years experience in dental therapy required.


• Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Dental Therapists Association

• Dental Therapy Diploma

Additional Information:

This Dental Therapist position works Monday and Tuesday in the Population and Public Health Dental Clinic at Westwinds

Primary Health Centre in Saskatoon.

To apply, or for a full posting summary with more information about the position, please email Emily Wright at

Please let me know if you’re able to get this added to the website. Thanks again for getting this up for us! Have a great day J

Emily Wright, Specialist | 306.655.3987

Human Resources, Saskatoon Health Region




Nova Scotia

New Brunswick


Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch

Reference number: SHC16J-014843-000094

Selection process number: 16-NHW-FNIH-EA-ATL-173024

Various locations


$67,565 to $82,200

For further information on the organization, please visit Health Canada

Closing date: 7 September 2016 - 23:59, Pacific Time (more on closing date)

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Apply online

Intent of the process

This process will initially be used to staff one position on an indeterminate basis in Eel Ground, New Brunswick. A qualified pool of candidates may be established. This pool of qualified candidates may be used to staff similar positions with similar requirement, in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

. Diploma of Dental Therapy or Certification from the National School of Dental Therapy Degree equivalency

. Experience in providing the full scope of dental therapy treatment.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of health issues affecting First Nations and Inuit people in Atlantic Canada.

Knowledge of the social determinants of health.

Knowledge of referral methods for patients requiring treatment beyond the scope of practice for dental therapy.

Knowledge of charting standards.

Ability to organize and implement a community program.

Ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders.

Ability to maintain an efficient dental clinic.

Effective Interpersonal Relationships



Respect for diversity


The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Health Canada is committed to ensuring a fair and equitable workforce representation and distribution of women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities reflective of their representation in the Canadian population.

In alignment with the APEP in support of strategically increasing Aboriginal representation in areas having the most impact on program delivery and health outcomes of FNIHB's target population, selection may be limited to candidates self-identifying as belonging to Aboriginal peoples. Aboriginal candidates must use the Affirmation of Aboriginal Affiliation Form (AAAF).

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Willing and able to work overtime.

Possession of a valid driver's license or personal mobility to a degree normally associated with the possession of a driver's license.

Willingness to travel including by air, sea, motor vehicles including low level flying and travelling to remote locations.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Human Resources


Apply online

Newfoundland and Labrador

Prince Edward Island

Northwest Territories



Dental Therapists

Government of Yukon, Department of Health and Social Services

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Closing date: Until filled

Requisition: #215

Salary: $69,446 - $80,128 per annum

Combine your passion for children's oral health with your enthusiasm for exploring Yukon's diverse communities in this hands-on practical and educational role. We're looking for three dental therapists who will provide comprehensive oral health services to pre-school and school aged children in Whitehorse and Yukon’s rural communities. You'll handle diagnostic and restorative services, surgical dental procedures, as well as preventative and community dentistry, and manage assigned dental clinics. You'll also provide education about dental disease progression and prevention, and how to maintain good oral health, to patients, parents, schools and communities.


* Holds a Dental Therapist Certificate issued by a regulatory authority in another Canadian jurisdiction; and is in good standing with the regulatory authority that issued the certificate

* Experience providing and delivering comprehensive dental treatment and preventative services for school aged children.

* Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

* Strong knowledge and experience in dental therapy procedures and principles

* Understanding and adherence to the Dental Therapist code of professional conduct and professional practice standards

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Commitment to teamwork and collaboration in a multi-disciplinary team

* Excellent ability to build and maintain effective relationships through collaboration with colleagues and clients

* Enthusiastic, highly motivated approach and ability to achieve results and meet program goals and objectives

* Excellent ability and confidence to work independently

* A drive for results and detail orientation

* Excellent approach to working with children and families

* Ability to advocate, promote and educate clients and the public about oral health/hygiene.

Additional Information: Conditions of Employment

* Dental Therapist Certificate issued by a regulatory authority in another Canadian jurisdiction; and being in good standing with the regulatory authority that issued the certificate

* Valid class 5 driver’s licence

* Security clearance with vulnerable sectors

* Standard First Aid and CPR certificate

* Transportation of Dangerous Goods certificate (or willingness to obtain one within 6 months).

Travel requirements: Extensive travel throughout Yukon with approximately 4-6 trips per year, averaging 5-20 days per trip.

For more information, please contact: Lorna Arsenault, Manager of the Yukon Children’s Dental Program at: 867.393.7128 or or Sharla Walsh, Human Resources at 867.667.8447 or

This is a permanent full-time position working 75 hours bi-weekly. Approved candidates may be provided reimbursement of interview/relocation expenses if required, in accordance with the Interview & Relocation Directive. We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Dental Therapist, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: Committed to Employment Equity


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