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Public Health Dental Consultant; Eastern Ontario Health Unit; Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit; and KFL&A Public Health

Eastern Ontario
Deadline September 6, 2011

Part-time

Eastern Ontario Health Unit, Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit and KFL&A Public Health, have an immediate requirement to contract with a Public Health Dental Consultant to provide on-going services to three independent health units on a part-time basis.    

The Dental Consultant will provide advice and guidance to staff and management regarding issues related to public health dentistry and dental protocols under the Ontario Public Health Standards and those of municipally funded programs.   

The ideal candidate will have a specialty certificate of registration in public health dentistry from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario or a general certificate of registration, and have successfully completed an approved diploma or degree program in public health (i.e., MPH) and have significant knowledge and experience in dental health promotion and disease prevention, statistical methods, and program evaluation.  The ability to analyze community dental health data and to formulate strategies is essential.  A commitment to continuous quality improvement coupled with strong communication skills (bilingualism an asset) and the ability to work collaboratively and build effective relationships will help ensure success in the role. A valid driver’s licence, access to a reliable vehicle, and proof of automobile and professional liability insurance is required.

The three health units are located along the St. Lawrence River within a two hour drive of each other.  Eastern Ontario includes the counties of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell, as well as the city of Cornwall.  Leeds, Grenville & Lanark includes the counties of Leeds, Grenville & Lanark, as well as the city of Brockville and the towns of Smiths Falls, Gananoque ,and Prescott.  KFL&A Public Health includes the counties of Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, as well as the city of Kingston.  To learn more about these health units please visit their respective websites:  http://www.eohu.ca, http://www.healthunit.org, http://www.kflapublichealth.ca.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply by September 6, 2011, to: Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health: hr@kflapublichealth.ca.

We thank all those who take the time to apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.