Dental Hygienist - Albury

Who We Are

Medibank’s Garrison Health Services (GHS) delivers a national integrated healthcare service to the Australian Defence Force (ADF).  The GHS team manages and coordinates over 1100 on-base primary healthcare experts, providing access to seamless quality healthcare to over 80 000 uniformed ADF personnel from point of injury or illness to recovery.

The Opportunity

We are looking for permanent part time Dental Hygienists to join our team based on site at Albury. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door with our Garrison Health Services in a civilian based role.  Working in an incredibly rewarding environment treating an active and unique patient population. 

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 to Entitled Personnel in accordance with Defence Policies and Procedures.

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

In order to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance, you will hold Australian citizenship (please note permanent residency is not accepted).   

Other mandatory criteria includes:

  • Full and unconditional registration in Australia with AHPRA;
  • A minimum of 2 years, recent, full-time clinical experience;
  • Current licence for use of dental intra-oral radiography where required by AHPRA and relevant State legislation;
  • Current First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.

Please note: your CV will need to demonstrate this for your application to progress

To find out more about what life on base is like an GHS employee follow our link. 

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