Principal Dentist (Adult Program Townsville)

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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?

About your opportunity
As the Principal Dentist you will deliver clinical and functional management at a senior level within the oral health program at the Townsville Hospital and Health Service. You will support and promote oral healthcare within the target population across Townsville and monitor the collection of data to make necessary adjustments when required.

Mandatory Requirements:
  • Possession of a tertiary qualification in dentistry from a recognised institution, and current registration with the Dental Board of Australia.
  • Current licence to operate dental irradiating apparatus is required.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and, if applicable, registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • All applicants must be awarded Scope of Clinical Practice (SoCP) by the Townsville HHS Credentialing and SoCP committee.  All appointments are subject to maintenance of SoCP within the CSCF for the facilities in which clinical work is to be undertaken.
  • Travel: The Principal Dentist will be required to visit other facilities at various locations across the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.
    • The incumbent may be required to travel in this position by road, air or sea and drive Queensland Health vehicles to meet operational requirements of the position. When driving Queensland Health vehicle's possession of a relevant driver's licence is required. Employee's should also be aware that working in a remote location at times may require them to drive “off road” in 4WD vehicles.

Generous remuneration package value up to $173,127 p.a. comprising salary range of $5642.80 to $5816.10 p.a. (DO3), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( ), shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North. ( )

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events ( ) and a bustling nightlife. The Strand ( ) is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets ( ), be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool ( ) or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville's crown, Magnetic Island ( ). A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.

For a confidential discussion please contact Erick Gonzales on 07 4433 9929.
Applications ( ) close on Thursday 03 January 2019.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

25 January 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Townsville region
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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