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Dental Hygienist, Public Health and Emergency Services, Oxford County

Woodstock, Ontario
Deadline August 30, 2013

Comp. # 2013-86  

Employment Status: Full-Time (Note: 10 mo. /yr. - laid off July & August each year)                                
Reporting To: Manager of Health Promotion
Union Affiliation: CUPE Union
Wage Range: $32.59 - $36.51/hr.
Position Summary:

The Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) provides screening, preventative clinical services, counseling and education about oral health issues to community members in accordance with the Public Health Standards. These services can be provided in schools, the oral health clinic and other community settings. The RDH collaborates with Dentists and other Community Agencies about community oral health initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

Diploma in Dental Hygiene from a recognized institution. Completion of a four-year university degree is preferred; current registration with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario; CDHO authorization to self-initiate; a valid driver’s license with insurance and a reliable vehicle; experience in a health unit or dental office preferred; liability Insurance; current First Aid and CPR; excellent interpersonal, organizational and public speaking skills; computer proficiency in common programs, such as OHISS, Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook e-mail; ability to learn program specific computer software.

Interested persons may submit their resumes marked Personal and Confidential to:    

County of Oxford
Human Resources Office
21 Reeve Street, P. O. Box 1614
Woodstock, ON N4S 7Y3

Posting Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Closing Date: Friday, August 30, 2013 by 4:00 p.m.

“The County is an equal opportunity employer.  The County will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested”.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, resumes are only accepted in response to advertised vacancies and will be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for employment only.  We appreciate all resumes, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.