Position:  Dental Assistant
Job Posting No:  2020-03
Date:  January 7, 2020
Closing Date:  January 15, 2020
Status:  Casual, 6 month term
Department:  Primary Health
Reports to:  Primary Health Manager
Hours of Work:  To be determined, as needed

Due to the nature of this position, preference for this position will be given to qualified Indigenous and Metis people.   Candidates are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.


Position Summary

The Dental Assistant is responsible for the following scope of practice under the supervision of the Dentist; impressions, sealants, prophylaxis (polishing), scaling (if certified), x-rays, fluoride varnish, placing topical anesthetic, placing liners and oral health promotion for all clients.



$22.263 – $25.470/hr




National Dental Assisting Examining Board Certificate Required

Manitoba Dental Association Registration Required

Member in good standing of Manitoba Dental Assistant Association


Service Delivery Skills, Expertise and Experience

Minimum two years’ experience as a Dental Assistant


Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Indigenous Understanding

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families


Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work



Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems, including Microsoft Office suite



  • Multiple Languages
  • Experience in an inner city community setting
  • Experience working with service specific programs such as; ClearDent, eChart, and Accuro
  • Current CPR Certification


All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.

Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.


Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2020-03 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733