Job Description

Extended Job Title
Part-time Correctional Unit Dentist H93086

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691021 - Wichita Falls Allred 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 Unit Dental Director. Directly supervises 2 dental hygienists and 3 dental assistants in the unit dental services. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Requisition ID
19550BR

Travel Required
None

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.
  • Other duties as required for organizational effectiveness.
  • Practices infection control in compliance with Dental Manual guidelines.
  • Refers patients to other health care providers appropriately.
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


Grant Funded?
No

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

Pay Basis
Monthly

Schedule Details
Flexible, some work must be done on Fridays

Work Location
Wichita Falls

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.

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Wichita Falls Allred Unit

Job Type
Part Time

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.

Job Group
Professionals

Occasional Duties

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.

Shift
Day

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.

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.

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