Dental Assistant-Correctional Health
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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.
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)
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible
Equipment Operated: Dental & Oral Surgical equipment, surgical instruments, Panorex