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DENTIST

at The Geo Group

Posted: 8/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3T2K06GD1JFBNL737V
Keywords: dental, dentist

Job Description

Job Description

Facility: South Bay Correctional Facility

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Provides and supervises the complete dental care of facility detainees/inmates. Evaluates and seeks improvement in the facility dental health program, dental services provided, patient care required/administered, dental operative conditions and equipment in use. Functions as a consultant to the facility staff physician.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiates and maintains compliance with company policies for accreditation.
  • Performs routine cleaning, drilling, filling, and extraction of teeth in accordance with National Commission for Correctional Health Care Standards for dental care.
  • Completes an initial dental screening on all new commitments within seven (7) days.
  • Evaluates those patients needing or applying for dental care and makes whatever recommendations deemed clinically appropriate. Takes impressions for dental plates. Sends prostheses to outside dental labs.
  • Documents all services rendered in the patient dental health record.
  • Monitors need for dental supplies and equipment.
  • Provides in-service training for health staff members on appropriate issues, such as dental hygiene, dental care, dental emergencies, and techniques.
  • May direct the work of staff employees. Provides input into performance evaluation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements


• Degree in dentistry from an accredited dental school required. Licensed to practice as a
registered dentist in the state in which the facility is located is required.

• Professional license must remain on file at all times at the facility where services are rendered.

Application Instructions

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