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Dental Hygienist (Public Health), Region of Peel

Brampton, Ontario
Deadline: July 2, 2009

The Region of Peel, comprised of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, is a dynamic blend of urban, industrial and residential areas. We are one of Ontario's fastest growing municipalities, delivering a wide range of public health services to over 1,000,000 residents. Peel Region is the first government in Canada to achieve the National Quality Institute's prestigious Canada Awards for Excellence.

Are you a seasoned Dental Hygienist seeking employment with an award-winning and progressive organization that values a supportive and respectful environment, teamwork, effective communication, integrity and quality service? If so, please consider this attractive regular full-time opportunity at the Peel Health Services Department within the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Division.

DENTAL HYGIENIST (PUBLIC HEALTH) File # 09-284

As an integral member of the Dental Team, you will be assessing the dental status of children up to the age of seventeen (17) in relations to the Children in Need of Treatment program (CINOT). This will take place in both school and clinical settings. In addition, you will participate in health promotion, and educational initiatives as required. You will also be providing preventive dental services in satellite clinics as well as in a mobile dental clinic setting. You will be required to drive the mobile preventive clinic vehicle (no special license required).

If you possess: • a diploma in dental hygiene from a recognized college • registration in good standing with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario • a minimum of 3 years clinical experience • good communication skills both verbal and written • well developed organization and planning skills • basic computer knowledge in MS Outlook, MS Word and Excel • prior public health experience and working with children, we would like to hear from you.

There is more to a career at Peel; we also offer

  • a salary range from $53,545 to $66,929
  • a comprehensive benefit package
  • direct links to management
  • up-to-date technology
  • a healthy workplace and
  • a work environment where your feedback is important to us.

To pursue this opportunity, apply online at http://www.peelregion.ca/jobs. Please select Listings and Dental Hygienist (Public Health) File # 09-284. You will be invited to complete a mandatory questionnaire on your related experience and education.

The position is located at 10 Peel Centre Drive in Brampton and it closes on July 2, 2009.

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone's contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.