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Oral Health - North West

Flexible career opportunities, sensational location

Oral Health Services Tasmania (OHST) is a State-wide service, allowing staff collaborative experiences with their colleagues across Tasmania. We work in an exceptionally friendly environment, in which you will be supported to maintain and progress a broad range of your clinical skills, in an idyllic location.

An enviable lifestyle awaits

So many lifestyle possibilities, particularly if you are interested in the arts, into the great outdoors or looking for a perfect place to raise your family. With a median house price of around $200,000, you'll have ample left over to spend on some of the many recreational opportunities. Find out more about living in north west Tasmania or how we can support your move to Tasmania

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Current Opportunities

Our current vacancies include opportunities for a Dentist and Dental Prosthetist.

You are welcome to contact us now to discuss other employment opportunities.

 

Dental Officer

We are seeking a a highly motivated, experienced, qualified and fully Registered Dentist to join our dynamic team.

Statewide service, North West role

The Dental Officer position is based across our Burnie and Devonport Clinics; the role is to provide clinical dental services and associated administrative functions consistent with Tasmanian Oral Health Service policies. This involves the provision of dental services (at general dental practitioner level) to children and concession card beneficiaries in accordance with current treatment guidelines and management policies. We also deliver services through the local hospital Via General Anaesthetics and through a clinical based Special Care Dental Unit in the North West Regional Hospital.

The successful applicant may have the opportunity to supervise 5th Year Dental students on placement from Australian Universities subject to meeting the supervision requirements of the Universities.

Part time hours will also be considered as flexible working options allow this vacancy to be filled by more than one applicant. Additionally applicants seeking fixed term employment are also encouraged to apply as fixed term regular hours and fixed term casual as and when required hours will also be considered.

Some of the many benefits

We offer:

  • A salary range of $94,440 - $147,047 per annum, plus superannuation.
  • Access to salary packaging, which in real terms can potentially increase your net salary by over $10,000 per annum. 
  • Excellent professional development, learning and mentoring opportunities, Professional Development Allowance up to $6000per annum. 
  • The benefit of working within a supportive, committed inter-disciplinary team.
  • Up to $10,000 per annum pro-rata may be paid to dentists who have additional qualifications or experience which may be required from time to time.
  • Dentists employed by Oral Health Services Tasmania have the right to maintain part-time employment in the private sector. To acknowledge dental officers who work full-time in the public sector, an allowance may be paid to full-time, fully-registered Dental Officers Level 3 and above, in lieu of private practice to offset the disparity between public and private sector salaries. The allowance is 7.5% of the base salary.

More information

For enquiries please contact Dr. Ryan Cornish, Senior Clinician North West, by email or telephone 0429 383 703.

Dental Prosthetists

Statewide service, North West role

An opportunity is currently available for highly motivated, qualified and experienced Dental Prosthetists to join our dynamic team.

This Prosthetist position is based across our Burnie and Devonport Clinics; OHST provides a range of dental prosthetics, for public health Clients as well as Children Services. Clinical duties involve provision of patient assessment, delivering clinical care, developing junior clinical staff, and denture and appliance fabrication.

Some of the many benefits

We offer:

  • A salary range of up to $78,311 per annum, plus superannuation.
  • Access to salary packaging, which in real terms can potentially increase your net salary by over $10,000 per annum. 
  • Excellent professional development, learning and mentoring opportunities. With access to the Allied Health Professional Development fund $1000 over two years.
  • The benefit of working within a supportive, committed inter-disciplinary team.
  • Potential for support of conference attendance.

More information

For enquiries please contact Roseanne Robinson, Area Manager North West, by email or telephone 03 6440 7119.