Location: Florida-West Palm - South Bay
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 12208
Category: Dental - General
Job Posted: 07/16/19

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.


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.
• Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred.
• Professional license must remain on file at all times at the facility where services are rendered.
• Must be mature, flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates and staff, and philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact information

Company: The GEO Group
Address: ATTN: Michele Dobos
RE: Job
621 NW 53rd Street
Boca Raton FL 33487
Call: (561) 893-0101
Fax: (561) 443-6007

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