ALB00200769 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:


As a Dental Assistant, you will receive and prepare patients for treatment. You will prepare instruments and materials required, perform intra-oral procedures and chair-side assistance during dental procedures. You will maintain cleanliness of the dental area and perform routine maintenance. You will also provide oral health treatment and education to patients. You may perform billing and pre-authorization of insurance claims and participate in the development of educational resource materials. You will maintain dental charts, records and databases.

  • Classification: Registered Dental Assistant
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: DENTAL CLINIC
  • Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-APR-2021
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 26-APR-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $29.84
  • Maximum Salary: $37.38
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of a certificate from an accredited Dental Assisting Program. Active or eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Dental Assistants (CADA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Proficient computer skills including Power Practice and Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/Outlook). Good understanding of insurance coverage and available government supports. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Minimum three years of clinical experience as a dental assistant. Ability to work independently but within a dynamic, multidisciplinary team setting. Operate related dental equipment. Knowledge and demonstration of techniques and standards of preventative and restorative clinical practice. Patient oral health education. Schedule patient appointments and record dental procedures. Perform intra-oral duties: including but not limited to, x-rays, prophylaxis, pit and fissure sealants, and fluoride. Collaborate with team members. Physically able to carry out the duties of this position. 75% of shift is spend standing and/or walking. Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. Able to work with minimum supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

As required.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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