Dental Assistant - in Estancia, NM

<strong>At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by service, professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.</strong>



<p><strong>CoreCivic is a diversified, government-solutions company with the scale and experience needed to solve tough government challenges in cost-effective ways. We provide a broad range of solutions to government partners that serve the public good through high-quality corrections and detention management, innovative and cost-saving real estate solutions, and a growing network of residential reentry centers to help address America's recidivism crisis. We are a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT), and the nation's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities.</strong></p> <p><strong>CoreCivic has been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than 30 years. Our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.<br /><br /><br /></strong><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">View More Jobs</a><br /></strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: *Location: POSITION IS LOCATED IN ESTANCIA, NM "Easy Apply" in about 10 minutes with your resume* *Work-life fulfillment schedule, Generous PTO, 9 Paid Holidays and Much More! At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by service, professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. CoreCivic is currently seeking Dental Assistants who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting.
Responsibilities: The Dental Assistant is responsible for professional dental assistance during treatment of inmates/residents. The employee position spends a minimum of 75% of his/her time performing duties which involve contact with inmates/residents in a correctional institution. The incumbent should be able to perform all of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the job performance requirements <ul> <li>Assistant dentist with the treatment of inmates/residents by setting up all instruments for each patient and treatment to be rendered and preparing impressions and filling materials.</li> <li>After each treatment, sterilize the dental unit and instruments used and replace instruments prior to the next patient treatment.</li> <li>Control medication, syringes and other dental supplies or equipment; inventory as required by established procedures</li> <li>Keep equipment and work area clean; utilize appropriate sanitation methods.</li> <li>Review dental services provided to prevent the inappropriate use or duplication of services.</li> <li>Review status of inmates/residents for completion of all necessary intervention and treatments and services.</li> </ul> <br />CoreCivic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with company match and paid training!
Requirements: <ul><li>High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent or greater. </li><li>Certificate or evidence of completion of a dental assistant training program preferred, unless required by contract or applicable statute. </li><li>A valid driver's license is required. </li><li>Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age. </li></ul>