Dental Assistant, FCI Fort Worth

Location: Fort Worth, TX, United States
Date Posted: 08-31-2017
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 

We are seeking a Dental Assistant for an available contract opportunity at FCI Forth Worth.

Available Positions: Dental Assistant

Place of Performance: FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION, 3150 HORTON ROAD, FORT WORTH, TX  76119

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays), normally between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m., with a 30 minute unpaid lunch period. The facility is expected to require an average of 8 hours per day. The Dental Assistant’s schedule shall not exceed 40 hours per week

Period of Performance: 03/01/2017 through 02/28/2022

Basic Scope of Work: 
  • Assists Dental Officer in dental specialty sections:  restorative, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, prosthetics, and examinations
  • Retrieves patient’s records and escorts patients to proper dental specialty section; seats and prepares patient for attending Dental Officer
  • Assists Dental Officer by preparing dental instruments, essential materials, drugs, and medications
  • Passes instruments, retracts tissues, irrigates oral cavity, and operates aspirator
  • Gives instructions for subsequent dental appointments
  • Makes necessary entries on dental treatment records (both electronic and paper records)
  • Prepares dental treatment room for the next patient
  • Assists in the treatment of emergency cases.
  • Provides dental health education
  • Performs Dental prophylaxes – polishing of coronal portion of teeth, if the assistant is a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA).
  • Performs Dental screening examinations
  • Prepares patients for periodontal surgery
  • Prepares, places, and removes packs
  • Places temporary fillings (RDA, EFDA)
  • Places and removes rubber dams
  • Maintains dental equipment
  • Cleans, sharpens, and sterilizes instruments
  • Performs daily inspection of equipment and makes minor repairs
  • Reports defective equipment, or institutes corrective action
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements/Qualifications

License: Must have a current license/certification/registration as a Dental Assistant in the state of Texas.
Lifesaving Certification: must be Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certified in accordance with the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.


 
 
Inquiries about this position are accept by email.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
GHG
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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