GEO Secure Services

Basile, Louisiana

Facility: 930

Salary: $95.00 hr.

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift: First

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position is 1099 Contractor Twenty (20) Hours Per Week

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Job Summary:

The Dentist provides and supervises the complete dental care of facility detainees/inmates. Evaluates and seeks improvement in the facility dental health program, dental services provided, patient care required/administered, dental operative conditions and equipment in use. Functions as a consultant to the facility staff physician.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Dentist initiates and maintains compliance with company policies for
  • The Dentist completes an initial dental screening on all new commitments within seven (7) days.
  • Evaluates those patients needing or applying for dental care and makes recommendations deemed clinically appropriate. Takes impressions for dental plates. Sends prostheses to outside dental labs.
  • Formulates and create treatment plans on an individual basis after a thorough exam.
  • Performs routine cleaning, drilling, filling, and extraction of teeth in accordance with National Commission for Correctional Health Care Standards for dental
  • Educates patients on maintaining proper oral health and prevention.
  • Teaches patients about diet, flossing, use of fluoride, and other aspects of dental care
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented dental conditions and regularly reviews those cases requiring ongoing medical/pharmaceutical attention.
  • Produces clear and concise health records, reports and correspondence, including the use of Electronic Health Records system
  • Monitors need for dental supplies and
  • Provides in-service training for health staff members on appropriate issues, such as dental hygiene, dental care, dental emergencies, and techniques.
  • Supervises the work of professional, technical and administrative Provides input into performance evaluation.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws.
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with the Hospital medical team, Psychiatric, Mental Health Professionals, Nurses, Health Technicians and Administrative Assistants.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops/seminars/conferences, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
    • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Performs other various duties as assigned.

  • Degree in dentistry from an accredited dental school Licensed to practice as a registered dentist in the state in which the facility is located is required.
  • Professional license must remain on file at all times at the facility where services are
  • Must be able to deal effectively with difficult detainees/inmates and staff at times.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adjust medical techniques to accommodate the needs of the specialized population of the correctional setting. This includes communication between medical staff and correctional/detention staff about the care of detainees/inmates while understanding and adjusting for the unique security issues of the facility.


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