Dental Assistant - Intercare Polokwane

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Dental Assistant - Intercare Polokwane

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Intercare is a dynamic healthcare company focusing on offering value-based healthcare to patients. As ambassadors of the Intercare brand, everything we do is guided by our purpose to make people feel better. Our shared values of People-centred, Integrity, Inclusivity, Excellence and Innovation define what we believe and who we are.

Intercare Polokwane Medical and Dental Centre, situated in Polokwane, Limpopo, seeks to recruit a Dental Assistant. The focus of this position is to assist dental professionals engaged in performing general and/or specialist dentistry and other dental procedures, as well as facilitating the patient administration process.


  • Work within the realms of the scope of practice and knowledge base in relation to current trends and advances to maintain competency level.
  • Takes personal accountability for decisions made and actions taken and/or omissions in the course of care delivery.
  • Ensure the dental room is hygienically acceptable and that sterilization and infection control protocols are adhered to with regards to instruments and equipment.
  • Assist dentist in all clinical procedures according to branch protocol.
  • Coordinate laboratory work including but not limited to completion of lab slips, collection, returning and casting.
  • Control availability of consumables and equipment in dental room as well as the monitoring the economical usage thereof.
  • Engage and interrogate concerns brought to his/her attention in order to provide safe dental practices.
  • Ensure documentation is in accordance with the policy and within the legal framework.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality, dignity and safety at all times.
  • Ensure that the disposal of medical waste, human tissue and medicine is in accordance to legislation.
  • Ensure the efficient functioning of equipment or reporting of any equipment failure that could pose a potential risk to patients or staff.




  • Grade 12
  • Completion of approved training course in dental assisting, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Previous experience in a customer-focused service environment will be advantageous.
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office).
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of general dentistry as applied to assisting a dentist in the treatment and care of patients.
  • Advanced knowledge of dental terminology.
  • Basic understanding of the functioning of dental healthcare environment.
  • Good knowledge and application of infection control principles and sterilization techniques.
  • Knowledge of treatment codes used in dentistry in doing quotations for advanced dentistry treatment procedures.
  • Specialised dental procedures.
  • GoodX experience will be advantageous
  • Registered with HPCSA as Registered Dental Assistant.
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