Dental Hygienist

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

Natchez, MS


<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 and non-residential alternatives to incarceration to help address America's recidivism crisis.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We are the nation's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities, and believe we are the largest private owner of real estate used by government agencies. </strong><br /><br /><strong>CoreCivic has been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than 35 years. Our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.</strong><strong><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 NATCHEZ, MS<br /><br />"Easy Apply" in less than 10 minutes with your resume <br /><br />**Work-life fulfillment schedule, Generous PTO, 9 Paid Holidays and Much More! <br /><br />At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by service, professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. CoreCivic is currently seeking Dental Hygienists who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting. <br /><br />More about CoreCivic!<br />Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 70 facilities nationwide, CoreCivic is the leader in partnership corrections with a growing presence in: <ul> <li>CoreCivic Safety, We operate safe, secure facilities that provide high quality services and effective reentry programs that enhance public safety.</li> <li>CoreCivic Properties, We offer innovative and flexible real estate solutions that provide value to government and the people they serve.</li> <li>CoreCivic Community, We deliver proven and innovative practices in settings that help people obtain employment, successfully reintegrate into society and keep communities safe.</li> </ul> <br />With opportunities in correctional security, education, and healthcare, CoreCivic has a position that's perfect for you. <br />Each CoreCivic facility is like a small town. Our correctional facilities feature kitchens, dining halls, places of worship, classrooms, vocational training centers, health care clinics, recreational areas, housing units, administrative offices and more. Working together, we provide hundreds of services and perform countless tasks every day. Teamwork is a way of life for CoreCivic employees and how we are able to provide the industry's highest quality safety and security around the clock.<br />CoreCivic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with company match and paid training!
Responsibilities: The Dental Hygienist provides dental hygiene services and effectively delivers a dental health education program to inmates/residents at the correctional institution.<br /><br />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>Perform scaling, cleaning and polishing of teeth.</li> <li>Render Treatment to gums and tissue surrounding teeth.</li> <li>Develop and conduct a dental health education program, instruct inmates/residents in preventive dental techniques</li> <li>Take and develop dental x-rays as directed</li> <li>Take impressions for study Casts</li> <li>Spend a minimum of 75% of time performing duties which involve direct contract with inmates/residents.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>Must be licensed and/or certified as a dental hygienist in the state of employment. </li><li>A valid driver's license is preferred, unless required by contract or applicable statute.</li><li>Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age. </li></ul>