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Dental Hygienist

Location: Panama City, FL
Job ID: 43407
Facility: Medical

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Description

Backed by national accrediting organizations, MTC Medical staff are dedicated to providing quality medical and dental services to men and women at our correctional and detention facilities. We value the professional and caring employees we have on the MTC Medical team who are dedicated to improving people’s lives.

MTC is proud to operate the Bay Correctional Facility in Panama City, FL where our employees strive to improve the lives of those in our care through robust educational programming, clinical care, and other resources.

MTC and the BCF are seeking a part-time Dental Hygienist to perform direct and indirect inmate care procedures, as well as clinical and clerical support tasks specifically delegated by the on-site dentist

Shift: 16 hours per week


In this role, you will

  • Record inmate health history and vital signs; perform radiography, inmate oral health orientation, and oral health education and counseling.
  • Provide dental screening; perform removal of calculus, deposits, or accretions from the natural and restored surfaces of teeth and dental prostheses; perform root planning or the smoothing and polishing of roughened root surfaces of exposed teeth; perform topical application of caries preventive agents and plaque indexes.
  • Coordinate availability of clinic staff and appropriate oral health educational materials teaching aid; ensure the availability on the unit of oral health education materials and oral health aids
  • Provide instruction and technical guidance for other clinic staff in the prevention and control of dental disease.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene school or program and current licensure as a dental hygienist in the
state of Florida. Three (3) years’ experience preferred. Must possess current CPR certification. Valid driver’s
license in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. Must
attain and maintain appropriate facility security clearance.

 

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