Oral Health Therapist (Locum or Permanent)

Job Description

Are you thinking of a change and want to spend winter in the balmy tropics?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly-competent Oral Health Therapist to join our thriving practice in Gladstone at Fanelli Dental. Locum or Permanent Opportunity Available, mentorship provided and relocation assistance available for the right candidate.

About Fanelli Dental
Our modern, state-of-the-art practice has been established in Gladstone for over 37 years with a loyal patient following and a strong OHT department which we regard as the ‘heartbeat of the practice’. We are proud to have a wonderful reputation for providing the very latest and best treatment for our patients. We have a strong emphasis on preventative care and have developed a wonderful preventative care/perio programs that help our patients obtain the very best dental outcomes.  We have also developed a unique very successful kids care program where the focus is on helping each child develop healthy airways, balanced faces and a great smile! Our OHTs work side by side with our dentists and are held by our patients in very high regard.  We know we are far from “the normal dental practice”.  Our philosophy is that if we spend the time developing our graduate OHTs they will shine!

About the Role
You’ll work alongside the Dentist to provide a wide range of oral hygiene services to patients - including diagnosing and managing conditions of the teeth, mouth and jaws, cleaning and polishing teeth, and informing patients about oral hygiene. You’ll employ critical thinking, clinical knowledge, and a patient-centric approach to ensure the highest level of care, service and client satisfaction.

Skills & Experience
You have:

  • Relevant oral health therapy qualification
  • Ideally 2+ years oral health therapy experience (may accept a talented new graduate)

You are:

  • Highly professional, reliable and organised
  • A critical thinker, with proven scientific and clinical knowledge
  • An excellent communicator possessing strong social skills
  • An approachable and respectful team player

What We Offer

  • Modern practice utilising the latest dental technologies and equipment including EMS Air Flow
  • Ongoing support and assistance from OHT mentors with scheduled mentoring sessions.
  • Training including orthodontics, EMS airflow, periodontics, treating 0-4 age group, airway dentistry, treatment planning and patient communication skills
  • Transitional templating – this enables you to have extended timed OHT appointments with self -paced training opportunities so you can do quality work not quantity!
  • An experienced dental assistant to guide you
  • Paid CPD & the opportunity to further scope of practice eg orthodontics, Cone Beam, orofacial myology & more
  • Ongoing training with Momentum Training and Peak Hygiene Performance – all aimed at helping you become the best you can be!
  • Fantastic networking opportunities with highly-skilled professionals
  • Competitive remuneration packages, great incentive schemes, and attractive benefits
  • A fun, supportive culture with a team that loves to connect and celebrate achievements

How to Apply
Is this role the right fit for you? If so, we would love to hear from you, click ‘Apply’ or for more information contact Zoe Clements at zoe.clements@nationaldentalcare.com.au