Dental Assistant

The Hospital for Sick Children

The Hospital for Sick Children

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

The main role of the Dental Assistant is to provide assistance to the dental specialist or hygienist.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

  • Prepare the operatory for all procedures by ensuring all instruments and materials are present for the procedure.
  • Maintain a smooth flow of patients to ensure that patients are treated at their scheduled time and most efficient manner for their procedure
  • Work in collaboration with the health care team
  • Perform other duties as required for the efficient operation of the department

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Certification as a Level II Dental Assistant, please indicate this in your application
  • Membership in good standing with the Ontario Dental Assistants Association (ODAA)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Dental Assistant, preferred
  • Ability to assist to the needs of a pediatric population, an asset
  • Experience in dental computer software management systems is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under minimal direction with demonstrated initiative and ability to be self directed, as well as, team player
  • Attention to detail and efficient time management skills
  • Demonstrated resilience in a changing environment
  • Commitment to continuous learning, improvement and evidence-based practice

Employment Type

Permanent, full time