Job Description

 

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH

Assists the dental/oral surgery team in procedures utilizing proper aseptic technique. Performs Panorexes on regular basis and maintains film library. Maintains sterile and non-sterile supplies and equipment. Has current knowledge of equipment and procedures being performed.

Minimum Qualifications

School Education:
High School or GED required. Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology or Dental Assisting required.

Licenses & Certifications:
Current or eligible for registration as a Dental Assistant with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners required.

Work Experience: One (1) year Dental/Oral Surgery experience preferred.

Language Skills: Spanish preferred

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Medical Terms

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

Equipment Operated: Dental & Oral Surgical equipment, surgical instruments, Panorex

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