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Dental Assistant 4000-014

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2021 November 06

The Ungava Tulattavik Health Center is a multivocational institution in Nunavik, which serves seven villages of the coast of Ungava Bay including Kuujjuaq, where is located the administrative center. The health center has nearly 400 full-time employees, a team of doctors, dentists and pharmacists.

 IMPORTANT INFORMATION :  If you are now working within "le Réseau de la santé et des services sociaux" you are entitled to ask for a "congé sans solde nordique pour oeuvrer dans un établissement nordique" (ref.: article 18.05 CSN Collective Agreement).

We are looking to recruit a dental assistant who would be available to make occasional replacements at the dentistry of the health center in Kuujjuaq. The duration of each replacement may range from 2 to 10 weeks.

JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant
STATUS:  Possibility of occasional replacements for the recall list
SERVICE: Dentistry- Health Center Kuujjuaq

A person who assists the dentist, dental hygienist or dental surgeon in the performance of their duties during clinics, examinations or surgical procedures; performs laboratory work related to dental treatment; ensures the general maintenance, preparation and sterilization of required equipment; completes patient files; may occasionally accompany the dentist to CLSCs on the Ungava Bay coast.


Graduation diploma in the speciality from a recognized school (DEP Dental Assistance)

2 years experience in Health and Social Services Network would be an asset

Bilingualism is essential, (English/French), Inuktitut is an asset

Capacity to adapt to a different cultural milieu; experience in an isolated settlement is an asset

Personal initiative, responsible and autonomous


Conditions and benefits

SALARY:  Min : 732.25$  Max : 781.19$ /week; 36,25 hours (as per experience)
ISOLATION PREMIUM: 191.93$ week (prorated per hours worked)
HIGH COST OF LIVING PREMIUM : 59.14$/week (prorated per hours worked))

If you have a desire of a professional experience in a Nordic context, we invite you to join our team.  Anyone recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality where he is required to perform his duties, shall be entitled to air fare, housing provided free of charge (in a transit) and reimbursement of expenses from the residence to the nearest airport.  .

Additional details

Please send your CV in French and English e-mail :  emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Note:  Only the selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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