Job: Correctional Unit Dentist H94613

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Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Unit Dentist H94613

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Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Dalhart Unit

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-ID activities. 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.

Major/Essential Functions
Shows due diligence in caring for patients.
Diagnoses, plans, prescribes, provides and documents safe, humane and workman like dental care to patients.
Practices infection control in compliance with Dental Manual guidelines.
Refers patients to other health care providers appropriately.
Other duties as required for organizational effectiveness.

Occasional Duties
Other duties as required for organizational effectiveness.

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

Preferred Qualifications
Must use good judgment in dealing with diverse people in secure environment. Bi-lingual helpful, but not required.
Correctional experience.
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

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, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

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.

Travel Required


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