Dental Assistant (4 Months Fixed-Term Contract) – Linden.

Dental Assistant (4 Months Fixed-Term Contract) – Linden
Intercare Group South Africa
Randburg, Gauteng

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Posted 08 August 2023 – Closing Date 18 August 2023

Job Details:

  • Division: Primary Care
  • Business Unit: Intercare Linden Medical & Dental Centre
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Company Primary Industry: Medical Healthcare
  • Job Functional Area: Health Care Provider
  • Contract Term: 4 months

Job Description:
Intercare Linden Medical and Dental Centre in Randburg, Johannesburg, is seeking a Dental Assistant for a 4-month fixed-term contract. The role involves assisting dental professionals in performing general and specialist dentistry procedures and facilitating patient administration processes.

Critical Output:

  • Work within the scope of practice and maintain competency level according to current trends and advances.
  • Take accountability for decisions, actions, and omissions during care delivery.
  • Maintain hygienic dental room conditions and adhere to sterilization and infection control protocols.
  • Assist dentists in clinical procedures following branch protocol.
  • Coordinate laboratory work, including completing lab slips and managing equipment.
  • Monitor availability and economical usage of consumables and equipment.
  • Address concerns to ensure safe dental practices.
  • Ensure documentation adheres to policy and legal frameworks.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality, dignity, and safety.
  • Dispose of medical waste and follow legal regulations.
  • Ensure equipment functions efficiently or report failures posing risks.


  • Grade 12
  • Completion of approved dental assisting training course or equivalent experience and training.
  • Previous experience in customer-focused service environment is advantageous.
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office).
  • Knowledge of general dentistry principles, practices, and procedures for patient care.
  • Advanced dental terminology knowledge.
  • Basic understanding of dental healthcare environment.
  • Good application of infection control principles and sterilization techniques.
  • Knowledge of treatment codes for quotations on advanced dentistry procedures.
  • Familiarity with specialized dental procedures.
  • GoodX experience is advantageous.
  • Registered with HPCSA as Registered Dental Assistant.

If your purpose aligns with ours and your values fit our system, apply at: InterCare Careers

Closing Date: 18 August 2023

Note: If not contacted within 2 weeks of closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

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