MHM Services, Inc.

  • Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Wewahitchka
    Posted Date 2 days ago(8/13/2018 3:35 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-9238
  • Overview

    Centurion of FL/Correctional Dental Provider Network (CDPN) provides quality dental services to over 70,000 inmates throughout the state of Florida.

     

    We are currently seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant to join our team at Gulf Correctional Institution located in Wewahitchka, Florida.

     

    Shift:

    Tuesday-Friday, Day Shift.

     

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Under direct supervision, assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist in chair side dentistry in a correctional setting.
    • 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 competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive team environment! 

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Completion of a technical school program in dental assisting or at least six months of experience as a dental assistant required
    • Certification as an expanded duty dental assistant preferred
    • Florida Radiology Certification required and previous experience performing dental x-rays preferred
    • Must maintain current tuberculosis screening documentation and active CPR certification
    • Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance where applicable
    • Experience in a correctional setting preferred but not required

    EOE

     

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