Certified Dental Assistant (PRN) - Correctional Medicine

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Posting TitleCertified Dental Assistant (PRN) - Correctional MedicineDepartmentHSC-Correctional Medicine-350501Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimePart-TimePay RateSalary commensurate with experienceSalary InformationSalary Commensurate with experienceDepartment Summary

This posting is for an hourly contract position and is non-benefits eligible.

This Certified Dental Assistant – PRN position will be located within the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s (UNTHSC) – Correctional Medicine Department (CMD). This position will report to CMD’s Clinical Operations Manager.

This contract position will responsible for providing Certified Dental Assistant Care Services for UNTHSC’s Comprehensive Medical Services contracts with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). These services will be provided on-site and within the secure perimeter of a Federal Bureau of Prisons correctional facility in the Fort Worth area.

Position Summary

This contract position will provide Certified Dental Assistant services and will be scheduled on a PRN basis by UNTHSC’s Correctional Medicine Department to support the coverage needs of the designated Federal Bureau of Prisons facility.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • DAs must be able to perform all of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the job performance requirements.
  • Assist dentist with the treatment of inmates by setting up all instruments for each patient and treatment to be rendered and preparing impressions and filling materials.
  • After each treatment, sterilize the dental unit and instruments used and replace instruments prior to the next patient treatment.
  • Control medication, syringes and other dental supplies or equipment; inventory as required by established BOP policies and procedures.
  • Keep equipment and work area clean; utilize appropriate sanitation methods.
  • Review dental services provided to prevent the inappropriate use or duplication of services.
  • Review status of inmates for completion of all necessary intervention and treatments and services.
  • DAs must perform the duties listed above provided they have been properly trained and have competencies to perform these services under the direct supervision of the BOP Dentist.
Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent or greater.
  • Certificate or evidence of completion of a dental assistant training program preferred, unless required by contract or applicable statute.
  • A valid driver’s license is required; and must be at least 21 years of age.
Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Certificate or evidence of completion of a dental assistant training program preferred.
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The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical RequirementsNone of these ListedPosting NumberH012PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to Applicants

This posting is for an hourly contract position and is non-benefits eligible.

  • Multiple positions are available.
  • Please do not apply to this posting. Interested candidates should submit an updated resume to [email protected] and [email protected]
  • Please include updated contact information including cell phone number and e-mail address.
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      Posted: 9/9/2020
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