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Dental Assistant


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566 Veterans Drive, Pearsall, Texas

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STGi provides detention health care services including medical, dental, and behavioral health to individuals in custody within ICE detention facilities.  We are seeking Dental Assistant candidates for full-time and PRN/Per Diem healthcare positions.



  • Graduate from a Dental Assistant Program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), preferred but not required.
  • Registered Dental Assistant by the State Board of Dental Examiners (SBDE) in the state in which the duty station is located.
  • Dental Assistant National Board (DANB) certification is preferred, but not required.
  • X-ray certification is required per state board regulations within the state of practice.
  • One year experience as a Registered Dental Assistant.
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers® certification through the American Heart Association®.
  • Ability to pass a federal government security background check.



  • Receives and schedules patients for treatment in dental clinic.
  • Obtains and records information related to medical-dental history of patient; routes patients for medical services when required.
  • Maintains dental equipment in a clean and operative condition at all times.
  • Performs optimum sterilization and/or disinfection procedures including but not limited to proper instrument preparation, processing and sterilization, autoclave operation, maintenance and monitoring procedures to include spore testing as per National Policy and Procedure, IHSC Dental Health Services Operations Manual and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.



  • Required to walk unaided at a normal pace for up to 10 minutes and maintain balance.
  • Required to respond to any medical emergency within 4 minutes, where a fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide assistance.
  • Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling.
  • Must have the ability to assist sick, injured or aging detainees or staff exiting the building during an emergency (may require lifting, dragging, wheeling or carrying someone who weighs significantly more than self).
  • Must be able to see, hear and smell with or without the use of aides if necessary (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).
  • Must easily alternate between kneeling and standing.
  • Must be able to lift, push, or carry 30 pounds.
  • Must be capable of standing on hard surfaces (cement floors) for long periods of time.


STGi is a workforce solutions company providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and management consulting services and human capital solutions help our clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission. 
STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy. 


STGi is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.



Medical Corps - 60J, 60L, 61F, 61H, 61N, 61R,62B

Medical Specialist Corps - 65B, 65C, 65D

Nurse Corps - 66B,66H, 66P

Medical Service Corps – 67G, 67J

Medical CMF – 68A, 68B, 68E, 68F, 68G, 68J, 68Q, 68R, 68S, 68T, 68W, 68X, 68Y

This position is located at 566 Veterans Drive, Pearsall, TX. View the Google Map in full screen.