DENTAL ASSISTANT in Lawrenceville, VA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
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Job Description


Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • 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.