POST 28/287 DENTAL CHAIR ASSISTANT GRADE 1 REF NO: MPDOH/AUG/21/30 (X3
SALARY R168 429 – R192 576 per annum, (Depending of years of experience in terms
CENTRE Barberton Hospital; Matibidi Hospital and Lydenburg Hospital, Ehlanzeni
REQUIREMENTS : Senior Certificate / Grade 12 plus appropriate qualification that allows
registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a
Dental Assistant. Registration with HPCSA as a Dental Assistant and proof of
current registration (2021). Ability to work under pressure, organizational skills,
good communication skills, self-motivated and goal orientated.
DUTIES : The incumbent should have knowledge of dental assisting including: infection
prevention and control, chair side assisting, maintaining of equipment, stock
control, knowledge of dental materials and instruments and conducting
inventory. The person will work in the dental surgery in the hospital and perform
administrative duties including compiling statistics, registering patients,
answering of the telephone, filing of patient cards, ordering of materials, giving
appointments to patients.
Assist Clinicians with the oral health procedures. Preparation of instruments and dental material for the dental procedures. Cleaning and sterilization of instruments. Ordering of consumables as needed.
Do inventory of dental instruments. Perform administrative duties. Adhere to
the Health Care Waste Management Legislation and principle. The person
should have good communication skills and good interpersonal relations.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. Glory Mokone Tel No: (013) 766 3340 / Mr. Michael Mlangeni Tel No: (013)
766 3753 / Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo Tel No: (013) 766 3384 / Ms. Gugu
Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3103 / Ms. Nomsa Maphanga Tel No: (013) 766 3207
/ Ms. Sebenzile Mthisi Tel No: (013) 766 3339 and IT related queries: Mr.
Sydney Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3077 / 3004.
APPLICATIONS : Departmental Online Application System: www.mpuhealth.gov.za