Dental Assistant FCI Ashland

Location: Ashland, Ky, United States
Date Posted: 08-22-2018
GHG is looking for a Dental Assistant to provide services for the inmates housed at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) and Federal Prison Camp (FPC), Ashland, located in Ashland, KY.
Available Position: Dental Assistant

Place of Performance: Services will be performed on-site in the Health Services Department at the FCI Ashland located at State Route 716, Ashland, Kentucky, 41105.
Facility Information: The Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Ashland is a low security institution housing male inmates with a satellite camp that houses minimum security inmates. The facility is located in the highlands of northeastern Kentucky, 125 miles east of Lexington and 5 miles southwest of Ashland.

Employer Information:  Global Healthcare Group (GHG) is a healthcare staffing company specializing in staffing solutions for government and private sector clients across the United States. Since our inception in 1999 in Harrisburg, PA, GHG has grown into a thriving national organization, providing our clients with premier healthcare professionals on a temporary, per diem, or full-time basis. Our mission at GHG is to understand the unique needs of our clients and provide them with result oriented, cost effective, and reliable solutions by providing innovative workforce solutions.

Work Schedule: The contractor will normally work Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays), normally between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with a 30 minute unpaid lunch period. One (1) session will equal one (1) hour. The facility is expected to require an average of 6 sessions per day. The Dental Assistant’s schedule shall not exceed 40 hours per week. The actual hours of work will be determined by the Health Services Administrator.
Period of Performance: 60 months, upon acceptable performance and all necessary state reviews and approvals.

Description of Services (includes but it is not limited to): 
Provision of services will require frequent and unsupervised contact with inmates. The contract employee shall not be responsible for the management of any inmates, other than to ensure inmates involved within the contract’s scope of work abide by all rules to ensure their safety and well-being. The successful contractor shall attend the Institution Familiarization Orientation program prior to assuming institution involvement. Assists Dental Officer in dental specialty sections: restorative, oral surgery, periodontics, prosthetics, and examinations. All duties shall be performed in accordance with standards and methods generally accepted within the field of Dental Assistant Services, and compliance with all Federal and State policy and regulations.  The Dental Assistant must possess the ability to collect and track data and enter data into the agency’s electronic system and track scheduling of patient care and must have knowledge and experience in maintaining patient medical records and confidentiality.

Position Requirements/Qualifications
The Dental Assistant shall possess specialty training from a licensed dentist and/or certification from an accredited Dental Assistant school. Training must include dental radiology and radiology safety. The Dental Assistant shall be certified in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association and have a minimum of two (2) years of experience providing Dental Assistant services. Past correctional experience is desirable, but is not required. The contractor must specifically identify the individual that will be performing these services along with their quote. The candidate’s name and documents supporting their qualifications must accompany their quote (resume, photocopies of certificates and etc.)
Attire: The contractor is expected to wear professional clothing while on duty (scrub uniforms are approved). The attire worn shall also be appropriate for the correctional environment in which the contract employee will be performing. The Contractor is prohibited from wearing khaki or green clothing of any type as this is the color clothing the inmate population wear.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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