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Dental Hygienist

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Location: Graceville, FL
Job ID: 54532
Facility: Graceville - MTC Medical

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Overview

Pay: $33 per hour

Employment type: Full time, Monday -Friday 7am-3:30pm.

Location: 5168 Ezell Rd, Graceville, FL 32440

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug and life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • A chance to make a difference every day!

 

Backed by national accrediting organizations, MTC Medical staff provides quality services to men and women at our correctional and detention facilities. One of the great aspects of working with the incarcerated population is the satisfaction of providing education and healthcare to the underserved, as many of our patients have gone without dental care prior to being incarcerated. 

Primary duties:

  • 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. 
  • Maintain general clinic orderliness and cleanliness; perform sterilization and disinfection of instruments and equipment; perform general clerical tasks including inmate scheduling, coordinating clinic visits, collecting, and assembling inmate treatment information and data. 
  • Monitor the overall unit/clinic oral health program and prepare reports on its effectiveness. 
  • Always maintain inmate privacy and confidentiality of information and records; observe applicable HIPAA rules.
  • Practice basic cost containment and utilization management for inmate care and facility operations. 
  • Promote positive interpersonal relationships among co-workers and security.
  • Reliably and repetitively identify inmates by visual means.
  • Escort inmates or coordinate the movement of inmates to and from different areas for dental treatment. 
  • Accurately and promptly chart dental care.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.

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.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

 

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