MHM Services, Inc.

  • Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Lake City
    Posted Date 1 day ago(5/20/2019 4:37 PM)
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    Join our growing team of over 6,000 health professionals nationwide!


    At Centurion, our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.  Centurion is proud to be the provider of healthcare services to the Florida Department of Corrections. 


    We are currently seeking Full-Time Dental Assistants to provide coverage at Columbia Correctional Institution and Columbia Annex located in Lake City, FL.


    Available shifts:

    • Positions are 40 hours a week
    • Main Unit- Tuesday through Friday, 5:30am-4pm
    • Annex - Monday through Thursday, 4:30a-3p


    Job Responsibilities:

    • Under direct supervision, assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist in chair side dentistry.
    • Prepares dental instruments and the dental operatory.
    • May perform administrative tasks.
    • Prepares and maintains dental operatory and instruments and disinfects and sterilizes dental instruments in compliance with accepted infection control procedures.
    • Operates radiographic equipment to obtain dental radiographs of patients.
    • Assists the dentist by providing direct chair side technical support processes.
    • Follows all safety/risk management practices in performing duties.
    • Follows all applicable security procedures and performs routine clerical functions for the dental facility.


    We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for FT dental assistants including:

    • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Generous paid time off
    • Paid holidays
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Much more... 

    Come and see what Centurion/MHM has to offer!!



    • High school diploma or its recognized equivalent 
    • Completion of a technical school program in dental assisting or six months of experience as a dental assistant required
    • Certification as an expanded duty dental assistant preferred; if the candidate does not possess a current certificate, one must be otbained in the first year of employment
    • Certification and/or previous experience performing dental x-rays preferred; if the candidate does not possess a current Florida issued radiology certification, one must be obtained within the first year of employment
    • Must maintain current tuberculosis screening documentation and active CPR certification
    • Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance when applicable
    • Experience in a correctional setting preferred

    We are seeking a very motivated individual with a matching personality.  This candidate will also be responsible for administrative duties so basic computer skills are also required.





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