MHM Services, Inc.

  • Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Monticello
    Posted Date 2 days ago(11/13/2018 1:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-9902
  • 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 Jefferson Correctional Institution located in Monticello, Florida.

     

    Shift:

    • Full Time : 40 hours/week : Day shift, 6a-4:30p : Monday-Thursday schedule

     

    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 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 obtained 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

     

    EOE

     

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