MHM Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/4/2019 11:55 AM)
    Job Title
    Dental Assistant
    Job ID
  • Overview


    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 Tennessee Department of Correction. Today we employ over 7,000 of the best and brightest healthcare professionals across 16 states.


    We are currently seeking a Per Diem Dental Assistant to join our Team at DeBerry Special Needs Facility located in Nashville, Tennessee. 



    • Shift Available: Monday-Friday, days--as needed




    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.









    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • Completion of a technical school program in dental assisting or six months of experience as a dental assistant
    • Certification as an expanded duty dental assistant preferred
    • Certification and/or previous experience performing dental x-ray preferred





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