About the role:
Calian is currently looking for a qualified Dental Assistant to join our dental team providing essential dental treatment at the Drumheller Correctional Institution. Working within this minimum and medium security correctional facility, you will provide dental services to inmates in a safe and secure environment.
You will assist the Dentist to provide inmates with relief from pain and infection, restore function, and educate patients to promote the practice of good oral hygiene. Services will be required for both acute and chronic oral disease.
As a member of a wider interdisciplinary health care team that includes but is not limited to Physicians, Mental Health Specialists and Nurses, you will be contributing to better healthcare for individuals who may not have had routine access to dental and medical services in the past.
• Licensed with the College of Alberta Dental Assistants
Type of assignment:
Part time - 16-24 hours per week
Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and others who may contribute to diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.