Job title: Hospital Specialist Dentist

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone invites applications for one 0.90 FTE Pediatric Dentist. The successful candidate will work as part of the Dental Clinic at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, which provides comprehensive pediatric dental care to children with medical complexities within the city of Calgary and surrounding areas. The Alberta Children’s Hospital is a bright modern, family centered facility that is a cornerstone for quality care and research for the children of Calgary and southern Alberta. The ACH dental clinic sees on average 3000 children each year, who would otherwise likely not be able to receive good dental care. The clinic consists of dentists and dental assistants who work collaboratively to support patients within the clinic as well as provide support and consultation to other areas such as Cleft Palate, Cranial Facial, TMJ and identified inpatient dental needs. The clinic also works collaboratively with community dental partners to facilitate patient transitions to community dental care. The ACH Dental Clinic also enjoys a strong partnership with educational institutions in the way of teaching and mentoring dental students and residents. The Hospital Specialist Dentist – Pediatric will become a member of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry in the Section of Dentistry and Oral Health. Privileges will also be provided for access to the Non-Hospital Surgical Facility under the AHS Dentistry Contract.

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The Hospital Specialist Pediatric Dentist will provide comprehensive dental care to children with medical complexities. They will also provide consultation and assessment of patients with Cleft Palate, TMJ and Cranial Facial disorders. They will participate in the pediatric dentistry on-call rotation, the teaching of dental students and residents and provide as needed support to inpatient units and the ER.

  • Classification: Hospital Specialist Dentist
  • Union: Exempt
  • Unit and Program: Dental Clinic
  • Primary Location: Alberta Children’s Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • FTE: 0.90
  • Posting End Date: 13-SEP-2023
  • Date Available: 04-DEC-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 9
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $123.14
  • Maximum Salary: $154.67
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

DMD/DDS. Pediatric Dentistry Specialty Degree. Fellowship of the Royal College Dentists of Canada in Pediatric Dentistry. Eligibility for licensure with the Alberta Dental Association and College.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with procedural sedation. Consultation and assessment of pediatric patients with cleft palate and TMJ. Knowledge of resources and referral programs for community based dental treatment.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

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Location: Calgary, AB

Job date: Sun, 19 Nov 2023 01:44:14 GMT