Correct Care Australasia (Correct Care) is Australia's largest outsourced correctional healthcare provider. Operating across all of Victoria's publicly managed prisons, and one private prison. Correct Care provides primary healthcare services to in excess of 5,000 prisoners through a diverse and dispersed workforce of healthcare professionals across metropolitan and rural Victoria.
Correctional settings provide a unique opportunity to address a range of health issues and to meet the health needs of a population that is normally hard to reach.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Dentist to work Part Time at our medical centre in the Castlemaine region of Victoria. The role of the Dentist will be primarily responsible for the provision and supervision of dental care to prisoners, will provide dental input to clinically related matters and evaluate dental programs and services.
This position reports directly to the on-site Health Services Manager, with professional accountability to the Chief Medical Officer. Requirements include a mature outlook and sound interpersonal skills that enable appropriate communication with patients in a correctional environment; the ability to provide appropriate diagnosis and treatment, and the ability to work collaboratively with nursing staff, under minimal supervision.
While previous experience in Correctional Health is not essential as we will provide training, the successful applicant will be required to have:
- Qualified Dental Practitioner with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
- Intermediate to advanced PC skills, including word processing and spread sheet applications and other data bases as required
- Professional written, oral and verbal communication skills, including computer literacy
- Current Victorian driver's license
- Current First Aid certificate
- Flexible and resilient to changing health environment
- Willing and able to build rapport with working team
If you would like to have an initial confidential discussion, please contact our Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tom Turnbull on 9252 1700. Alternatively, a copy of the position description may be obtained by emailing email@example.com.
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Please note: Applicants must have a right to work in Australia and will need to successfully undergo a police check. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
For more information please visit our website www.correctcare.com.au