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Corizon Health Dental Assistant in Ellsworth, Kansas

About Corizon Health

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Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Dental Assistant to join our healthcare team at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility located in Ellsworth, Kansas.

Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, the Dental Assistant performs non-professional work assisting the dentist with patient care, instruments, supplies and records.

  • 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.

Experience & Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of one year dental assistant experience required.

  • Must have current CPR certification.

  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.

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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

ID 2019-6444

Job Locations US-KS-Ellsworth

Category Dental

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 04553

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