National Healthcare Group Polyclinics

Temporary Dental Assistant (Geylang) – (931BR)

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Job Description:

What you’ll do as a Dental Assistant in Dental Clinic!

The main role of a Dental Assistant is to provide four-handed dentistry assistance to Dental Surgeon/Dental Officer/Oral Health Therapist. You will adhere to established infection control measures, procedures and protocols.

Provide administrative support in dental clinic operations if required (e.g.  follow-up on laboratory cases, consumables ordering and distribution, managing clinic’s inventories and equipment maintenance).

You are required to help out in the decontamination and sterilisation of dental instruments at times. You will also participate in or support quality improvement activities within Dental Clinic. On-the-job training will be provided for candidates who do not have prior experience.

Skills crucial to success in this role!

  • Pleasant disposition with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, motivated and a team player
  • Computer literate
  • Multi-task and work in fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Independent and willing to learn
  • Able to stand for long hours
  • Able to commit to 5.5 days workweek (Monday – Saturday)
Preferred Qualification!
  • GCE ‘N’/’O’/’A’ level, Higher/NITEC or Polytechnic Diploma qualification
  • Preferably with minimum 1 year experience in Dental Assisting
An added advantage if you have the following knowledge/skills :
  • NITEC in Dental Assisting
  • Dental Software – Medisys
  • Microsoft Word and Excel


Job Summary

Entry level Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree
National Healthcare Group Polyclinics


National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP) forms the primary healthcare arm of the National Healthcare Group (NHG). Its six polyclinics serve a significant proportion of the population in the central and northern parts of Singapore. NHGP provides a comprehensive range of health services for the family, functioning as a one-stop health centre providing treatment for acute medical conditions, management of chronic diseases, women & child health services and dental care.  The focus of NHGP's care is on health promotion and disease prevention, early and accurate diagnosis, disease management through physician led team-based care as well as enhancing the capability of Family Medicine through research and teaching.

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