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Locum Dentist

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Seasonal • James Bay Coast Region



Position:               Locum Dentist
Site:                       Weeneebayko General Hospital/Coastal Communities
Division:                Clinical Services
Reports to:           Chief of Staff-Medical and Regional Dental Manager
Status:                   Short - Term (2-4 Weeks)


Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is looking for experienced professionals to fill the key role of a Locum Dentist. Currently we are seeking applicants to develop a locum pool to call on for future opportunities.


The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA is comprised of acute care hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.


Position Profile Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

Effective oral and written communication with excellent interpersonal skills

Travel to all James/Hudson Bay region communities (6) to provide dental services

Knowledge and skill in the application of dental surgery with vulnerable populations

Motivated professional with a desire to work in a high-performance workplace setting



Current license with the Royal college of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, in good standing

Provide routine dental services

Past experience in OR setting with patients under GA (preferred)

Current certifications for the use of Nitrous and moderate sedation

Past experience working with pediatric population

Highly skilled in surgical extraction, application of stainless steel crowns, and amalgam fillings

Past experience working in remote/ fly in communities

Knowledge of Indigenous health issues as well as the geographic region of the James Bay coast is considered an asset

How to apply:


The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check prior to locum contract.


In order to be considered for locum opportunity applicants may contact Sandra Kioke, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive ( or Precious Sutherland-Edwards, Executive Assistant to SVP/CNE ( to request required application documents to be submitted.


The application(s) in lieu of a formal interview will include the following:

Proof of Registration with RCDSO

Copy of all relevant Certifications e.g., Nitrous

Copy of Drivers License

An updated CV to summarize your academic/work experience

3 References with contact information


For any further questions please feel free to contact Precious Sutherland-Edwards ( Executive Assistant.


Precious Sutherland-Edwards (

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0


 Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

Job Category:
Other (Dental)

Job Expires: 2022-09-12

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 7056584544
Fax: 7056584917
19 Hospital Dr 19 Hospital Dr, Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0, Canada

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