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Dental Assistant

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Charleston
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.
 

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise. 


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Dental Assistant with Corizon Health:

  • Prepares operatory with appropriate instruments and material for the patients scheduled to be seen.
  • Assists dentist during treatment, providing instruments, material retraction or suction. Sterilizes instruments and disinfects operatory between patients.
  • Schedules patients for dental appointments.
  • Performs laboratory procedures such as mixing impression material for dentures and assists in the clinical procedures of prosthetic dentistry.
  • Develops and mounts routine radiographs. Assists in maintaining dental charts, records dental findings.
  • Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled medications. Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.
  • Inventories and orders supplies to maintain proper levels.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 401k with matching funds
  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Dental assistant experience preferred.
  • Must have current CPR certification.
  • Subject to initial and ongoing security
  • clearance requirements.
  • Employees must be able to perform the following essential functions:
    • Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.
    • Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and / or crawl occasionally.
    • Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising your health and well-being or that of your fellow employees or that of inmates.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

 

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Clarksville , Dental Assistant, Other , Charleston, Tennessee

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