Dental Assistant Part Time in El Centro, CA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    El Centro, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Facility: 930

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position is 16 hours per week


Under the direct supervision of a Dentist, provides assistance during examination and oral surgery treatment of detainees/inmates.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Sterilizes instruments in the dental office. Lays out needed tools and instruments for scheduled procedures.
• Provides chair-side assistance by keeping operating field clear, passing instruments, and suctioning.
• Mixes restorative materials as required.
• Assists in taking intra-oral and extra-oral x-rays as requested.
• Develops and mounts x-ray films.
• Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of dental clinic according to OSHA standards.
• Performs dental screenings and schedules appointments as necessary.
• Maintains dental charts and records dental findings.
• Schedules patients for dental appointments.
• Prepares patient's schedule for escort officer.
• Maintains compliance with company policies for accreditation.
• Performs other duties as assigned.




Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements
• High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
• Graduate from an accredited dental assistant program and current license or certification (where applicable) to practice in the state in which the facility is located is required. Maintains a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times.
• A minimum of one (1) year experience as a Dental Assistant preferred.