Clements Correctional Unit Dentist

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Amarillo, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Amarillo

 

Clements Correctional Unit Dentist

28899BR

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.

Org Level 7

691001 - Amarillo Clements Unit

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

Amarillo Clements Unit

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.
  • 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.
  • Aligns with Value Based Culture
     
 
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.

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.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Grant Funded?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Health Care Professional

Shift

Day

Travel Required

Up to 25%

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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