Dental Hygienist - Health Practitioner


Dental Hygienist

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Who We Are

Medibank's Garrison Health Services (GHS) delivers a national integrated healthcare service to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Through Medibank's extensive network GHS provides access to seamless quality healthcare to over 80 000 uniformed ADF personnel from point of injury or illness to recovery. The GHS team manages and coordinates over 1100 on-base primary healthcare experts, over 4000 medical specialists, 255 hospitals and over 8000 allied health professionals working in collaboration across all states.

The Opportunity

We are looking for permanent part time and casual dental hygienists to join our teams based on site across Victoria, these vacancies may have the opportunity to lead into permanent full-time positions.   The locations of our Victorian sites include Albury, Puckapunyal, Westernport, Laverton, Sale, Melbourne and Yallambie. The Dental Hygienist, under the supervision and prescription of the Dentist/Dental Specialist, is responsible for the day-to-day provision of quality oral hygiene advice and dental hygiene services.

As a Dental Hygienist you will be required to perform a variety of clinical and administrative tasks including but not limited to:

  • Routine dental hygiene treatment including impression taking, root planning and implant maintenance as prescribed;
  • Dental periodontal charting, examinations, reviews and referrals;
  • Take dental intra-oral/extra-oral radiographs where licensed;
  • Administer local anaesthetics where registered and as prescribed;
  • Assistance to dental practitioners and dental specialists during operative procedures;
  • Implement infection control procedures on the reprocessing of dental instruments and equipment;

About You

As Dental Hygienist you will hold full and unconditional registration in Australia with AHPRA and have a minimum of 2 years, recent, full-time clinical experience.

Other Qualifications include:

  • Current licence for use of dental intra-oral radiography where required by AHPRA and relevant State legislation;
  • Current First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate; and
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and work independently within a dental surgery.

What We Offer

In return for your hard work we offer a range of great benefits, including subsidised private health insurance, travel and pet insurance. Furthermore, we take the health and wellbeing of our employees seriously encouraging wellbeing at all levels of life.

Medibank is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

A Career at Medibank adds up to more. More achievement. More progress. More passion and more innovation for health.

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