Dental Hygiene Position Available
We are seeking an enthusiastic Dental Hygienist or Oral Health Therapist to join our practice in the centre of beautiful Nelson, where you can combine your passion for oral health and a love of all that the natural environment offers here in the top of the South. 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 skilled multi-disciplinary team, delivering all aspects of dental care to all ages
•Have the use of up-to-date technology including an Airflow Prophylaxis Master System and the benefit of a CBCT
•The opportunity to develop your knowledge through supported ongoing learning
•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 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 a salary or wage.
To be successful in this role, you will:
•Have excellent communication skills and be passionate about your work
•Be a motivated learner who has 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 Health Therapy qualification as well as NZ residency or citizenship with the required qualification to practice in NZ.
The role is for part time or full time Monday to Friday, and replaces a full time clinician who has returned 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