Dental Hygienist, USP Lee

Location: Pennington Gap, VA, United States
Date Posted: 02-21-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking an experienced Dental Hygienist for an available contract opportunity to provide services for the for the inmates incarcerated at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Lee and Federal Prison Camp (FPC) located in Pennington Gap, Virginia 24263.  

Facility Information:The United States Penitentiary (USP) - Lee in Jonesville is a high security facility housing male offenders.  An adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp houses male offenders. USP Lee is located in southwest Virginia in Lee County, 8 miles east of Jonesville, off U.S. 58 at the intersection of State Route 638.

Basic Scope of Work (includes but it is not limited to):  Dental health education; dental prophylaxis and topical fluoride application; dental screening examination; subgingival scaling and preparation of patients for periodontal surgery; root planning; soft tissue curettage; dental charting; periodontal charting; prescribed treatment of localized alveolar osteitis and pericoronitis; preparing placing and removing periodontal packs; placing temporary fillings; polishing amalgam and composite restoration; application of pit and fissure sealants; placing and removing rubber dams; and removing sutures. Will counsel inmates, either singularly, or in groups, concerning their dental/hygiene care.
Work Schedule:  30 hours per week. The facility is expected to require an average of 7.5 hours per day, 4 days per week, excluding federal holidays. Work hour are from 8 am to 3:30 pm and a 30 minutes unpaid lunch break.

Position Requirements/Qualifications 
Licenses: Must have an active Dental Hygienist license/registration in the State of Virginia.
Certifications: Must be certified in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation in accordance with the American Red Cross or American Health Association. Must also maintain a current Radiology Certification.
Education: Must have graduated from an accredited Dental Hygiene school.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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