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Clements Correctional Unit Dentist

Job in Amarillo - Potter County - TX Texas - USA
Company: Texas Tech University
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-03-30
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Orthopaedic Tech
  • Dental
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position Description

Diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums, and related oral structures of inmate patients and employees injured as a result of TDCJ-. Insures that appropriate dental care is accessible and provided to the inmate population in a timely fashion. Renders dental judgment regarding care provided to inmates assigned to the unit.

Works under general direction of the Regional Dental Director, with wide latitude to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Directly supervises 2-4 dental hygienists in the unit dental services. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Org Level 7

691001 - Amarillo Clements Unit

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care


Amarillo Clements Unit

Major/Essential Functions

  • Diagnoses, plans, prescribes, provides and documents safe, humane and workman like dental care to patients.
  • Refers patients to other health care providers appropriately.
  • Practices infection control in compliance with Dental Manual guidelines.
  • This position is assigned to Dental Director responsibilities.
  • Other duties as required for organizational effectiveness.

  • Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:•ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission•KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude•INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking•VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit•BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments

    Benefits Offered

    • Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule

    • 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents

    • Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.

    • State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.

    • State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education

    • Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.

    • And much more.

    Occasional Duties

    Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

    Required Qualifications

    +License/Certifications:+ * Current license to practice dentistry by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. * Current Drug Enforcement Agency controlled substances registration certificates.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Must use good judgment in dealing with diverse people in secure environment. Bi-lingual helpful, but not required.

    Basic computer, Electronic Medical Records.

    Required Attachments

    Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

    Pay Statement

    Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

    EEO Statement

    As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Pay Basis


    Minimum Hire Rate

    salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

    Grant Funded?


    Job Type

    Full Time

    Job Group

    Health Care Professional



    Travel Required

    Up to 25%

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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