“Working with Smiles First has provided a wealth of experience in changing the lives our patients” 

Current Opportunities – Alberta

  • Calgary, AB
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Associate Dentist

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for an Associate Dentist.

    Key Competencies

    Treatment:

    • Primarily responsible for patients’ clinical care, including delivering treatment based on diagnosis to achieve optimal patient care
    • Fully diagnose and communicate treatment options to patients
    • Ensure diagnosis and treatment planning occurs at the highest level and is documented in records
    • Motivate and educate patients to achieve optimal oral health

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Welcomes patients politely and by name
    • Establishes life-long patient relationships, ensuring retention and loyalty
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Advocating receipt of new patients to the practice through referrals and marketing initiatives
    • Place patient care calls to those who have had intensive and/or difficult treatment

     

    Teamwork:

    • Act as a role model for the entire team on clinical and patient care
    • Bridge the clinical and administrative functions in order for the whole team to be cohesive and united
    • Partner with Practice Manager and all others in the practice to build and maintain trust and positive team relationships
    • Collaborate with Treatment Coordinators to create treatment plans for every patient, diagnosing and presenting options in detail
    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Regularly presents process improvements to the Practice and seeks opportunities to make extra contributions to the overall benefit of the Practice
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Hygienist

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Hygienist.

    Key Competencies

    Treatment:

    • Appropriately assesses, plans, implements and evaluates services for patient care
    • Performs all aspects of clinical preventative hygiene services including scaling, root planning, polishing, topical fluoride, pit and fissure sealants and whitening to patients
    • Serve as an oral health educator by introducing new preventative techniques and counselling
    • Serve as health promoters enabling people to increase control over their oral health
    • Conduct dental radiographs for the purpose of dental hygiene diagnosis
    • Identify potential oral health opportunities and provide appropriate clinical feedback for dentist
    • Gathers and reviews patient charts at each patient visit, updating any necessary information
    • Maintains practice equipment and instruments, cleans hygiene room daily
    • Applies principles of infection control and ensures safe working conditions

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Providing consistent patient experience during hygiene visit
    • Establishes strong patient relationships while maintaining ethical professional behaviour
    • Establish and retain patient loyalty by delivering a tailored experience based on the patients’ expectations
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Promotes comprehensive dentistry and active maintenance

     

    Teamwork:

    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Contributes to the team by working together is a cohesive unit
    • Actively and willingly offers assistance to other team members without being asked
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change
    • Detailed understanding of Practice Health and Safety requirements

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Dental Assistant

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Assistant.

    Key Competencies

    Treatment:

    • All clinical chairside assisting duties including correct usage of suction, passing instruments and materials mixing techniques, and knowledge of instrumentation
    • Taking impressions, polishing, placement and removal of rubber dams, application of topical materials, pit and fissure sealants and other clinical duties
    • Possesses knowledge and skills in advanced chairside assisting such as implants, oral surgery
    • Takes, develops, mounts, labels and files patients’ x-rays adequately and accurately
    • Serve as an infection control officer, prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Establishes strong patient relationships while maintaining ethical professional behaviour
    • Deliver optima l levels of continuity between patient and service provider
    • Anticipates patient needs through chart review and observation, making patients feel comfortable
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Promotes comprehensive dentistry and active maintenance

     

    Teamwork:

    • Cleans and prepares treatment room in accordance with infection control and practice protocols for each patient
    • Process contaminated instruments and equipment
    • Maintains appropriate levels of supplies in treatment room, restocking supplies
    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Contributes to the team by working together as a cohesive unit
    • Establishes level of comfort and trust with service provider
    • Actively and willingly offers assistance to other team members without being asked
    • Regularly presents process improvements to the Practice and seeks opportunities to make extra contributions to the overall benefit of the Practice
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change
    • Detailed understanding of practice health and safety requirements
    • Performing front office duties as required, such as answering phones, booking appointments, billing and ordering supplies

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Locum Associate

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    You will enjoy working with us if you want to:

    • Be part of a large family of practices
    • Travel throughout Canada
    • Give back to your community by providing dental care to families within the area
    • Be involved in an interactive and out-going environment surrounded by colleagues who are passionate in dentistry
    • A passion to educate patients of all ages on oral health
    • Providing leadership and direction to dental staff in all areas of patient treatment
    • Provide dental services such as; examinations, restoratives, emergencies, extractions root canals, etc.

     

    Compensation: Standard – Draw  

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

     

  • Dental Administrator

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Administrator.

    Key Competencies

    Front Office:

    • Be the first and last positive impression for the patient
    • Ensure that each patient visit runs as smoothly as possible, and patient leaves treatment room ready for payment with their next appointment in hand
    • Responsible for optimizing the appointment schedule by ensuring the day is full, with limited gaps
    • Manages patient calls and inquiries with a smile about appointments, confirmations and amendments
    • Manages potential cancellations and overcomes objections to motivate patient to keep appointment
    • Bill patients as they come out of the treatment room, take payment, send claim form to insurance, respond to all fee inquiries in a positive manner
    • Effectively manage recall system and accurately maintain patient database
    • Process referral letters and other patient correspondence upon receipt from provider
    • Manage and file all patient records and charts
    • Accurately coordinates lab cases
    • Keep reception and waiting room tidy and reading materials are neat and up to date

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Establish genuine rapport with patients, welcoming patients politely and by name
    • Establishes life-long patient relationships, ensuring retention and loyalty
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Responsible for the entire patient experience

     

    Teamwork:

    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Contributes to the team by working together as a cohesive unit
    • Actively and willingly offers assistance to other team members without being asked
    • Regularly presents process improvements to the Practice and seeks opportunities to make extra contributions to the overall benefit of the Practice
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Practice Lead

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Practice Lead.

    Key Competencies

    World-Class Service:

    • Leads by example on work ethic, ownership, customer service, patient care and performance
    • Delivers and coaches team to provide outstanding patient service

     

    Leadership & Team Collaboration:

    • Collaborate with Director of Practice Development to ensure alignment of practice targets
    • Encourages and builds team through effective hiring, training and ongoing performance management
    • Establishes and maintains effective communication throughout the practice
    • Is available to all team members for support and guidance
    • Coaches and directs service providers and team members to achieve targets
    • Co-ordinates and hosts daily team meetings and promotes team education
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change

     

    Results:

    • Optimize financial performance through delivery of top line revenue, cost center management and EBITDA targets
    • Drives new patient flow through implementation of internal and external Practice marketing
    • Actively seeks out opportunities to improve practice performance and growth

     

    Administration:

    • Ensure optimal utilization of Support Centre services
    • Ensure effective provider, team and patient scheduling
    • Accountable for all patient financial arrangements/payment plans
    • Manage and analyze daily staffing costs and payroll administration
    • Completes all daily banking
    • Oversee accounts payable process
    • Carries out proper HR functions including hiring, terminations, employee relations, performance reviews and health and safety compliance
    • Proficiency in the use of dental software systems and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Knowledge in Provincial and Federal Health and Safety Regulations and ensure all team members are trained and familiar for safe practice

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Associate Dentist

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for an Associate Dentist.

    Key Competencies

    Treatment:

    • Primarily responsible for patients’ clinical care, including delivering treatment based on diagnosis to achieve optimal patient care
    • Fully diagnose and communicate treatment options to patients
    • Ensure diagnosis and treatment planning occurs at the highest level and is documented in records
    • Motivate and educate patients to achieve optimal oral health

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Welcomes patients politely and by name
    • Establishes life-long patient relationships, ensuring retention and loyalty
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Advocating receipt of new patients to the practice through referrals and marketing initiatives
    • Place patient care calls to those who have had intensive and/or difficult treatment

     

    Teamwork:

    • Act as a role model for the entire team on clinical and patient care
    • Bridge the clinical and administrative functions in order for the whole team to be cohesive and united
    • Partner with Practice Manager and all others in the practice to build and maintain trust and positive team relationships
    • Collaborate with Treatment Coordinators to create treatment plans for every patient, diagnosing and presenting options in detail
    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Regularly presents process improvements to the Practice and seeks opportunities to make extra contributions to the overall benefit of the Practice
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Hygienist

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Hygienist.

    Key Competencies

    Treatment:

    • Appropriately assesses, plans, implements and evaluates services for patient care
    • Performs all aspects of clinical preventative hygiene services including scaling, root planning, polishing, topical fluoride, pit and fissure sealants and whitening to patients
    • Serve as an oral health educator by introducing new preventative techniques and counselling
    • Serve as health promoters enabling people to increase control over their oral health
    • Conduct dental radiographs for the purpose of dental hygiene diagnosis
    • Identify potential oral health opportunities and provide appropriate clinical feedback for dentist
    • Gathers and reviews patient charts at each patient visit, updating any necessary information
    • Maintains practice equipment and instruments, cleans hygiene room daily
    • Applies principles of infection control and ensures safe working conditions

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Providing consistent patient experience during hygiene visit
    • Establishes strong patient relationships while maintaining ethical professional behaviour
    • Establish and retain patient loyalty by delivering a tailored experience based on the patients’ expectations
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Promotes comprehensive dentistry and active maintenance

     

    Teamwork:

    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Contributes to the team by working together is a cohesive unit
    • Actively and willingly offers assistance to other team members without being asked
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change
    • Detailed understanding of Practice Health and Safety requirements

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Dental Assistant

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Assistant.

    Key Competencies

    Treatment:

    • All clinical chairside assisting duties including correct usage of suction, passing instruments and materials mixing techniques, and knowledge of instrumentation
    • Taking impressions, polishing, placement and removal of rubber dams, application of topical materials, pit and fissure sealants and other clinical duties
    • Possesses knowledge and skills in advanced chairside assisting such as implants, oral surgery
    • Takes, develops, mounts, labels and files patients’ x-rays adequately and accurately
    • Serve as an infection control officer, prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Establishes strong patient relationships while maintaining ethical professional behaviour
    • Deliver optima l levels of continuity between patient and service provider
    • Anticipates patient needs through chart review and observation, making patients feel comfortable
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Promotes comprehensive dentistry and active maintenance

     

    Teamwork:

    • Cleans and prepares treatment room in accordance with infection control and practice protocols for each patient
    • Process contaminated instruments and equipment
    • Maintains appropriate levels of supplies in treatment room, restocking supplies
    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Contributes to the team by working together as a cohesive unit
    • Establishes level of comfort and trust with service provider
    • Actively and willingly offers assistance to other team members without being asked
    • Regularly presents process improvements to the Practice and seeks opportunities to make extra contributions to the overall benefit of the Practice
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change
    • Detailed understanding of practice health and safety requirements
    • Performing front office duties as required, such as answering phones, booking appointments, billing and ordering supplies

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Locum Associate

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    You will enjoy working with us if you want to:

    • Be part of a large family of practices
    • Travel throughout Canada
    • Give back to your community by providing dental care to families within the area
    • Be involved in an interactive and out-going environment surrounded by colleagues who are passionate in dentistry
    • A passion to educate patients of all ages on oral health
    • Providing leadership and direction to dental staff in all areas of patient treatment
    • Provide dental services such as; examinations, restoratives, emergencies, extractions root canals, etc.

     

    Compensation: Standard – Draw  

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

     

  • Dental Administrator

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Administrator.

    Key Competencies

    Front Office:

    • Be the first and last positive impression for the patient
    • Ensure that each patient visit runs as smoothly as possible, and patient leaves treatment room ready for payment with their next appointment in hand
    • Responsible for optimizing the appointment schedule by ensuring the day is full, with limited gaps
    • Manages patient calls and inquiries with a smile about appointments, confirmations and amendments
    • Manages potential cancellations and overcomes objections to motivate patient to keep appointment
    • Bill patients as they come out of the treatment room, take payment, send claim form to insurance, respond to all fee inquiries in a positive manner
    • Effectively manage recall system and accurately maintain patient database
    • Process referral letters and other patient correspondence upon receipt from provider
    • Manage and file all patient records and charts
    • Accurately coordinates lab cases
    • Keep reception and waiting room tidy and reading materials are neat and up to date

     

    Patient Relationships:

    • Establish genuine rapport with patients, welcoming patients politely and by name
    • Establishes life-long patient relationships, ensuring retention and loyalty
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills
    • Responsible for the entire patient experience

     

    Teamwork:

    • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
    • Contributes to the team by working together as a cohesive unit
    • Actively and willingly offers assistance to other team members without being asked
    • Regularly presents process improvements to the Practice and seeks opportunities to make extra contributions to the overall benefit of the Practice
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

  • Practice Lead

    At Smiles First Corporation we believe a great practice starts with great practitioners. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

    We are currently accepting applications for a Practice Lead.

    Key Competencies

    World-Class Service:

    • Leads by example on work ethic, ownership, customer service, patient care and performance
    • Delivers and coaches team to provide outstanding patient service

     

    Leadership & Team Collaboration:

    • Collaborate with Director of Practice Development to ensure alignment of practice targets
    • Encourages and builds team through effective hiring, training and ongoing performance management
    • Establishes and maintains effective communication throughout the practice
    • Is available to all team members for support and guidance
    • Coaches and directs service providers and team members to achieve targets
    • Co-ordinates and hosts daily team meetings and promotes team education
    • Maintains composure under pressure during times of change

     

    Results:

    • Optimize financial performance through delivery of top line revenue, cost center management and EBITDA targets
    • Drives new patient flow through implementation of internal and external Practice marketing
    • Actively seeks out opportunities to improve practice performance and growth

     

    Administration:

    • Ensure optimal utilization of Support Centre services
    • Ensure effective provider, team and patient scheduling
    • Accountable for all patient financial arrangements/payment plans
    • Manage and analyze daily staffing costs and payroll administration
    • Completes all daily banking
    • Oversee accounts payable process
    • Carries out proper HR functions including hiring, terminations, employee relations, performance reviews and health and safety compliance
    • Proficiency in the use of dental software systems and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Knowledge in Provincial and Federal Health and Safety Regulations and ensure all team members are trained and familiar for safe practice

     

    Benefits: You have the option to opt-in to our benefit program for single or family coverage.

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