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Public Health Dental Educator, Peel Health

As an integral member of a multidisciplinary team, your
responsibilities include assisting in the dental program's preventative
mobile clinic and preventative dental clinic located at 44 Peel Centre
Drive in Brampton, as well as providing support to the dental screening
clinics as required.  You will be working with young children and
their families, and in the course of the day, you will be required to
provide oral hygiene instruction.  In addition, you will
participate in implementing health promotion initiatives and providing
dental outreach training and consultation to the community.  

If you possess

  • a Certified Dental Assistant, Level II, and be in
    good standing with the Ontario Dental Assistants Association
  • a
    minimum of two years working experience, preferably in a public health
    environment
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • strong public relations skills to effectively promote the importance of
    oral health to target groups
  • experience in engaging in public
    outreach work is an asset
  • ability to work independently as well as in
    a team oriented environment
  • basic computer skills, including
    proficiency in MS Word
  • an ability to travel to various regional
    locations on a day to day basis
  • a willingness to drive the dental
    mobile vehicle (no special license is required, however, must be
    willing to take a supplemental safety driving course), we would like to
    hear from you. 

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

  • a salary range of $37,567 - $46,958
  • a comprehensive benefits package
  • tuition assistance
  • training and development
  • advancement opportunities
  • a pension plan (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System-OMERS)
  • a healthy workplace
  • a family orientated environment
  • a voice in the development of corporate initiatives and much more!

To pursue this attractive opportunity in an organization that values a
supportive and respectful work environment, teamwork, effective
communications, integrity and quality service, please apply online to
http://www.peelregion.ca/jobs and select current listings.  Please
quote the position title and File#05-528 on your covering letter. 
The closing date is February 17, 2006.  

The Region of Peel, an equal opportunity employer, appreciates all
responses; however, only candidates under consideration will be
contacted.