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Canadian Armed Forces | Forces armées canadiennes: Dental Officer

Canadian Armed Forces | Forces armées canadiennes

This is a Part-time position in Saint John, NB posted February 23, 2021.

This position is also available part time.

If you are interested, click on the ” Apply on company website” button above for complete details.

Opportunity The practice of dentistry in the Canadian Armed Forces combines the highest clinical and laboratory standards with the pride of national service.

In modern clinics on bases across Canada, aboard Navy ships, and in field and mobile units on exercise here at home or on deployments overseas, Dental Officers are leaders in delivering personal, professional dental care to Canadian Armed Forces members.

These Officers are members of the Canadian Armed Forces Dental Services.

In addition to practising dentistry, they may be called upon to assist other healthcare professionals when particular skills are required, and to teach classes on their areas of expertise.

Please note, to apply for this job, you must be a Canadian citizen.

Overview Dental Officers usually spend their first four years in a dental clinic in Canada.

Initially, you work in a group practice and, after a year or two of experience, you could go to a dental clinic or be attached to a Field unit.

Paid Education The Forces pay successful recruits to the Dental Officer Training Plan to complete a Doctor of Dental Surgery program at a Canadian university.Candidates receive a full-time salary, including medical and dental care, as well as vacation time with full pay.

In exchange, they must work for the Forces for a specified period of time.

For more information, visit the “Paid Education and Training” page on the Forces website.

http://www.Forces.Gc.Ca/en/training-paid-education/index.Page Direct Entry If you already have a degree in Dentistry from a recognized Canadian university, the Forces will determine if your academic program meets the criteria for this position.

You may be placed directly into on-the-job training following your basic training.Basic Military Officer Qualification Training and the Basic Dental Officer Plan are required before being assigned.

Salary and Benefits The starting salary for a student in the Dental Officer Training Plan is $62,000 per year.

Upon completion of dental school and obtaining an unrestricted Canadian license to practise dentistry, Dental Officers are promoted to the rank of Captain and their salary is approximately $139,000 per year.

Career Training and Development As a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, you have access to ongoing training.

You also have the opportunity to travel the world and enjoy several other tangible services and benefits.

FIND OUT MORE Learn more about becoming a Dental Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces by clicking on the ” Apply on company website” button above.