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Dental Educator/Assistant, Perth District Health Unit

Stratford, Ontario
Deadline September 3, 2015

The Perth District Health Unit (PDHU) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace.  PDHU is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment.  We currently have an opening for a temporary full-time Dental Educator/Assistant beginning in September 2015 for approximately 5 months with the possibility of extension (funding dependent).


The Dental Educator/Assistant assists with the administration and delivery of community and school-based oral health screening, assessment and clinical services. The successful candidate will develop and implement preventive dental education programs in a variety of settings.


  • Grade 12 plus Level One certification as a Dental Assistant with the Ontario Dental Assistants Association


  • proficiency in oral and written communication and demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills
  • proven computer skills
  • ability to provide culturally sensitive care


  • terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement
  • obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector screen
  • immunizations in accordance with Board Policy including annual influenza immunization unless medically contra indicated.
  • valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a safe and well maintained vehicle suitable for carrying out duties on behalf of the employer.

Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Monday – Friday  

Wage: $23.75 - $26.41 per hour

Closing Date: September 3, 2015

Apply to:

Tracy Allan-Koester
Director of Community Health
Perth District Health Unit
653 West Gore Street
Stratford, Ontario   N5A 1L4
Fax: 519-271-2195