State of Nebraska

Tecumseh, Nebraska

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Hiring Agency:
Correctional Services - Agency 46

Lincoln Job Posting, Tecumseh Job Posting

Hiring Rate:

Classification Salary Range:
$53.91 - $91.64

Job Posting:
JR2023-00000727 Dentist (Open)

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Job Description:
Salary based upon experience -- $56.604/hour minimum starting wage. Additional $3.00/hour facility differential for hours worked.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) employs nearly 2,300 team members operating nine institutions, which house approximately 5,200 inmates, statewide. The department's focus includes inmate programming and education, physical and behavioral health care, re-entry services, and community programs, and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Candidates will model the NDCS Values of integrity, respect, compassion, growth, and excellence as we accomplish our mission, "Keep people safe." Information about the Department can be found at: For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please call 402-479-5812.

Duties: Conduct periodic exams of inmate's teeth, gingiva and oral mucous for infections and diseases, and prepare charts for same. Diagnose diseases and lesions, take X-rays and prepare study models as necessary. Provide restorative dentistry. Conduct oral surgery through the administration of anesthesia and the extraction of teeth by incision, excision and extirpation. Administer drugs orally, topically, by injection and/or prescription.

Must have a degree in Dentistry, plus be licensed to practice Dentistry in Nebraska.

Must submit to background security check. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the pre-employment medical exam and a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Training Program.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

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