Dentist, Correctional Facility

Ornage County Government


$139000 - $199000 / Per Year
3 days ago



Orange County Health Services Corrections Division is looking for a qualified Dentist to provide direct dental services to inmates at the Orange County Jail. This position is also responsible for supervising and training dental staff, and training nursing staff in oral screening and triage.

Work is performed with independence under the general supervision of the Medical Director and Healthcare Administrator of Orange County Health Services Corrections.


Representative Duties

  • Performs oral screenings and examinations to the inmates at the Orange County Jail.
  • Diagnoses intra and extra oral conditions as required for each case.
  • Performing extractions and treatments consistent with community standards of care and in adherence with the American Dental Association guidelines.
  • Oversees Dental Infection Control Policies and Procedures.
  • Uses radiographs for diagnostic purposes and to develop a treatment plan.
  • Prescribes medication in accordance with existing formulary.
  • Supervises dental staff which may include other dentists and dental assistants.
  • Updates dental services written policies and procedures.
  • Monitors the quality of provided dental services.
  • Creates reports of dental services activities.
  • Provides dental education to Corrections Health Services staff.

Minimum Qualifications


Requires State of Florida License to practice dentistry (DDS or DMD) and three years’ experience as a fully licensed dentist as stipulated by Florida State licensure OR must be able to obtain a DTC 141 temporary certificate to practice Dentistry at the Orange County Jail, pursuant to chapter 466, Florida Statues and Rule 64B5-7.0035, Florida Administrative Code and maintain a current License to practice dentistry and three years’ experience.




Previous correctional experience preferred.
Computer knowledge to include experience using Microsoft Office software.


Application Deadline


Open until filled

Subject to close without notice




$114,820 - $199,700, based on experience and Orange County Policy




This position is located inside the Orange County Correctional Facility in Orlando, Florida


Veterans Preference


If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.


Educational Requirements


If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.


COVID Vaccination Requirements


All newly hired Orange County Government employees are required to become vaccinated against COVID-19 (within 6 weeks of their start date), unless otherwise exempt due to medical or religious reasons. New hires will be required to submit a vaccination Certification Form via a secure link on their first day of work. No documentation regarding vaccination status will be required prior to the start date.


About the Company

Ornage County Government

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