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About the role:

Calian is proud to continue a long-standing contractual relationship with the Department of National Defence (DND) to provide healthcare services to the Canadian Armed Forces. Through the Health Care Provider Contract, Calian employs health care professionals across Canada who are integral to supporting the health and wellbeing of our military members. Our dynamic healthcare teams consist of approximately 750 professionals providing healthcare services coast-to-coast at 30 CAF locations across Canada.

Calian is currently seeking a Dental Assistant to work at the CFB Winnipeg Dental Detachment. The Dental Assistant functions as an important and valued member of the dental health care team.

Key activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting dentists or other dental clinicians in performing a wide range of dental procedures, such as selective rubber cup polishing of coronal tooth surfaces, application of anti-cariogenic and desensitizing agents, and application of matrices and wedges.

  • Taking, processing, and mounting dental radiographs

  • Performing dental laboratory procedures (for example, making casts, custom trays, and mouth guards) and repairing minor damages to acrylic appliances

  • Providing administrative support (updating patient databases and/or scheduling programs) as well as ensuring patient records and documentation are up-to-date

The qualifications:

  • Level II Dental Assisting program diploma

  • Licensed with the Manitoba Dental Assistant Association

  • One year of previous experience as a Level II Dental Assistant

  • BLS / CPR AED Level C certified

Type of Assignment: Short term contract. 30 hours per week (Monday – Thursday, 07h15 – 15h45) – NO evenings or weekends!

If you are interested in joining a great team, consider applying today!

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