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DENTIST

GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company) South Bay Full-Time
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Facility: South Bay Correctional Facility

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Provides and supervises the complete dental care of facility detainees/inmates.  Evaluates and seeks improvement in the facility dental health program, dental services provided, patient care required/administered, dental operative conditions and equipment in use.  Functions as a consultant to the facility staff physician.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiates and maintains compliance with company policies for accreditation.
  • Performs routine cleaning, drilling, filling, and extraction of teeth in accordance with National Commission for Correctional Health Care Standards for dental care.
  • Completes an initial dental screening on all new commitments within seven (7) days.
  • Evaluates those patients needing or applying for dental care and makes whatever recommendations deemed clinically appropriate. Takes impressions for dental plates.  Sends prostheses to outside dental labs.
  • Documents all services rendered in the patient dental health record.
  • Monitors need for dental supplies and equipment.
  • Provides in-service training for health staff members on appropriate issues, such as dental hygiene, dental care, dental emergencies, and techniques.
  • May direct the work of staff employees. Provides input into performance evaluation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements


• Degree in dentistry from an accredited dental school required. Licensed to practice as a
registered dentist in the state in which the facility is located is required.

• Professional license must remain on file at all times at the facility where services are rendered.

Skills required

Surgeries
Health Administration
Anesthesias
Primary Care
Electronic Medical Record
Intravenous (Iv) Fusions
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The GEO Group is the world's leading provider of correctional and detention management and community reentry services to federal, state and local government agencies. With operations in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom; GEO offers a diversified array of turnkey services which include design, construction, financing, and operations. Our unique approach allows GEO to provide high-quality and cost-effective services with state-of-the-art designs, innovative programs and ground-breaking treatment approach.



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