Position Details
Reference Number 19426
Position Title Senior Dental Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Health & Allied Services
Classification From: DY20 - GRADE 4 SENIOR DENTAL ASSISTANT 4.1
Classification To: DY21 - GRADE 4 SENIOR DENTAL ASSISTANT 4.2
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


The Dental Oncology Department at Peter Mac is looking for a dental assistant to join our dynamic, dedicated and hard working team. The successful candidate must be passionate about providing excellent care for our very special patients, as well as being committed to working collaboratively with the dental team and the broader Peter Mac community of staff, patients and their families. Experience in dental assisting is an essential requirement.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Perform dental assisting chair side duties as and when required to meet the operational needs of the dental oncology unit
  • Contribute to the leadership of the dental oncology unit by supporting the clinicians in supervision of students and more junior staff
  • Provide administration support to the department including patient bookings and liaising with external laboratory
  • Provide support to the Dental Oncology Unit to ensure efficient operational management of the clinic including preparing rosters and deployment of staff, monitoring supply and rotation of consumables and instruments in line with departmental budget, producing monthly budget reports inclusive of savings strategies, enquires & incidents 
This position is for 64 hours per fortnight.

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Contact Person sophie beaumont
Contact Number 0414834855
Alternate Contact Person Laura Rampone
Alternate Contact Number 85596443
Closing Date 02/12/2020
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