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Location: Panama City, FL
Job ID: 55913
Facility: Bay - MTC Medical

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Pay: $21/hr.

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? MTC Facilities provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping offenders gain valuable skills and treatment necessary for success upon release. 

Position Title: Dental Assistant- Part time 

Facility Name: BAY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Location: 5400 Bay Line Dr., Panama City, FL., 32404

Status: Part Time, 

Position Summary:

Reports administratively to the health services administrator and clinically to the dentist. Prepares inmates for examination and treatment in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) directives. Assists in the delivery of quality dental care in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA), MTC Medical, Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) and Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) directives.

Essential Functions:

1. Assist the dentist in performing services by preparing inmates in chair and handling required

instruments, equipment and dental plastics.

2. Sterilize instruments and keep office stocked with required supplies.

3. Arrange and maintain appointment schedule, perform clerical duties as necessary.

4. Keep records of inmates. Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical records; observe applicable HIPPA rules.

5. Provide post-operative and oral hygiene instructions as prescribed by the dentist.

6. Assist in taking patient X-rays.

7. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and

intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding.

social skills procedures and intervention techniques.

8. Maintain accountability of staff, detainees and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and six (6) months clinical dental assistant experience, current certification or registration as a dental assistant in the state of Florida, and current certification in dental radiological procedures. Must possess current CPR certification. Continuing education as required. Valid driver’s license in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Qualifications and Training Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

 

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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