JOB TITLE:                  Dental Therapist
REPORTS TO:             
Health Director
LOCATION:                  Southend, Saskatchewan
POSTED:                      Wednesday, May 25, 2022
DEADLINE:                   until a successful candidate is found



Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Health Services is an incorporated non-profit First Nations health organization delivering health programs in the communities of Pelican Narrows, Deschambault Lake, Southend and Sturgeon Landing.  PBCN Health Services is committed to striving for excellence, innovation and strengthening community development in health delivery.

Position Overview

The Dental Therapist will work out of the Health Center in Southend, and reports directly to the Health Director; the Dental Therapist is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive dental program to meet the dental needs for the community of Southend.


General Responsibilities

  • Developing a comprehensive dental therapy program to meet the demonstrated dental needs within the community;
  • Implementing and delivering a dental therapy program as developed and as approved by the Health Committee;
  • Referring clients for further dental care as necessary in all areas of dentistry beyond the scope of training of Dental Therapists;
  • Providing follow up care for clients following procedures;
  • Providing direction, support and supervision to the Dental Assistant;
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment; servicing and maintaining in good condition all dental equipment and supplies;
  • Gathering client data to complete the Client Dental Records;
  • Completing dental charting of client’s care;
  • Exposing and developing dental radiographs in order to make radiographic diagnosis of caries;
  • Administering of local anesthetic using infiltration and mandibular nerve block techniques;
  • Utilizing of the rubber dam for operative procedures;



  • Education: Diploma in Dental Therapy and registered to practice in the Province of Saskatchewan
  • Preferably a minimum two years of experience in the same capacity;
  • Must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license;
  • Must have a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently;
  • Current Criminal Record Clearance & Child Abuse Record Check;
  • Ability to speak Cree is an asset;
  • Strong desire for continued growth and learning;


Salary & Benefits

Salary:            Depending on Education and Experience
Benefits:        PBCNHS offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package such as Northern Allowance, Extended
Health Care and Pension.


How to Apply

Please send resumes and cover letters with professional references to:

Lori Millions, HR ManagerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
P.O. Box 339, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan   S6V 5R7
Telephone: (306) 765-1430   Fax: (306) 953-0899 

* Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview.