Dental Hygienist Position Available; We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Dental Hygienist or Oral Therapist to join our practice in the centre of beautiful Nelson.
Our general and orthodontic practice delivers expert dental care to patients of all ages with the philosophy of promoting excellent oral health and physical wellbeing.
The benefits to you:
•Working with a highly skilled and dedicated multi-disciplinary team, consisting of Dentists, Ortho-auxiliaries, DA’s, and knowledgeable reception/administration staff who all work in a collaborative supportive environment
•Have the use of up-to-date technology including a dedicated Airflow Prophylaxis Master System and the benefit of a CBCT •The opportunity to develop your knowledge and be involved in a wider scope of Oral Health Care including an understanding of Early Intervention Orthodontics and Oral Myofunctional Therapy
•Be part of a client-centred, empathetic team who work hard to support each other and pride themselves on a great staff culture
•Work in a busy, recently renovated, large, modern environment in the heart of the central city and servicing the top of the South Island. Your patient base includes seeing clients from Blenheim, Greymouth and Golden Bay with patients coming from Christchurch and Wellington as well. •Have the option of being self-employed or employed with salary or wages To be successful in this role, you will:
•Have excellent communication skills and be passionate about your work
•Be a motivated learner who have a willingness to extend your knowledge, and at the same time share your knowledge with both clients and colleagues
•Be empathetic and caring towards patient needs •Have good time management skills and work well under pressure
•Be a team player with a positive attitude and support fellow staff as required Applicants must have a Dental Hygiene or Oral Therapy qualification as well as NZ residency or citizenship with the required qualification to practice in NZ.
You must also be fully vaccinated as per the Health Act. The role is for part time or full time Monday to Friday, and replaces a full time clinician who is returning to the UK for family reasons. An understanding of the EXACT software programme would be helpful but not essential.
For further information or to apply for this position, email your CV and a cover letter to the Practice Manager email@example.com