Dental Assistant FCI Seagoville

Location: Seagoville, TX, United States
Date Posted: 04-12-2018
Global Health Care Group is looking for two Dental Assistants to provide services to individuals who are under the custody and care of the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) located at Seagoville, Texas. 

Available Positions(s): Two (2) Dental Assistants
Place of Performance:

Facility Information: The Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Seagoville, Texas is a low security facility housing male offenders. The facility includes a detention center for male offenders and an adjacent satellite prison camp that houses minimum security male offenders. FCI Seagoville is located 11 miles southeast of Dallas, off Highway 175 (Hawn Freeway).

Work Schedule: The contractor shall work an estimated five (5) days of work per week. Each day will consist of eight (8), one(1) hour sessions between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with a thirty (30) minute unpaid lunch period, (if applicable), Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays). Specific days/hours will be subject to agreement of the Health Services Administrator (HSA).

Period of Performance:  October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2023 with an additional 6 months optional period (5.5 years).

Basic Scope of Work (includes but it is not limited to):
  • Mix and handle dental materials, such as amalgam, composites, polysulfide base, silicone base rubber impression material, gypsum products, acrylics, irreversible Hydrocolloid, zinc-oxide-eugenol preparation and dental cements. Places treatment restorations.
  • Take, process, and mount intraoral radiographs.
  • Maintain dental instruments and equipment in clean and operative condition.
  • Provide preventative maintenance with scope of knowledge on autoclaves, compressor, x-ray developer, hand pieces, and central suction.
  • Maintain knowledge and proper use of autoclaves and conduct weekly spore checks.
  • Support dental staff in providing direct patient care by applying rubber dams, removing sutures, and changing periodontal and oral surgery dressings.
  • Instruct patients on oral hygiene education.
  • Performs model pouring and trimming, processes, repairs and polishes prosthetic appliances, and fabricates custom trays and bite blocks.
  • Administrative duties include: entering patient appointments and daily treatment data in the computer; responding to inmate requests; tracking and scheduling screening oral exams; making copies of all dental forms; performing inventory of needles and sharps; dental instruments and flammable materials; ordering dental supplies; updating patient treatment lists; processing sick-call patients; answering phones; administering tests and maintaining a log of training hours for inmate student dental assistants; assist with monthly chart reviews; prepare duty status forms; prepare consent forms; scan dental forms; update health histories on each patient, generate memos, letters and approval of visits and prepare quarterly reports.
Position Requirements/Qualifications:
License: The Dental Assistant must have a Dental Assistant Certification and a current Radiology Certification.
Education: Must have graduated from an accredited Dental Assisting school and must possess a certification of completion.  
Experience: Must have at least one (1) year of current Dental Assistant experience. Previous practice in settings such as schools, colleges, institutions, military or correctional institutions is desired, but not required. Incumbent must possess skill and dexterity in manipulating materials and instruments intra-orally to remove sutures, change dressings and perform radiographic work. Maintain a working knowledge of record keeping procedures, administrative practices in scheduling appointments, dental terminology utilized in charting, taking patient history, treatment documentation and triage care of dental emergencies. Maintain knowledge of dental instruments and know the purpose of each instrument. Maintain knowledge of security and safety procedures relating to the control of needles, syringes, toxins, caustics, and flammable materials, as well as the overall security of the institution. 
Professional References: Must a minimum of three (3) references from similar work. Please Include address and phone numbers for all references.
Certifications: CPR or BLS certification is desired.

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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