Pennsylvania Department of Corrections currently has four full-time
Dentist vacancies and one part-time Dentist vacancy. For specific
information, please contact the appropriate State Correctional Institution
(SCI) listed below.
a Dentist, you will perform professional dental work in the examination,
diagnosis, treatment, and care of inmates in Department of Corrections'
state correctional institutions. Work may also include the coordination of
off-site contractual dental services. Work is performed under the general
supervision of a higher level dentist, medical, or administrative
You must have a valid license to practice dentistry
issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry.
Post Employment Requirement
After you receive a
conditional offer of employment, you must undergo
a medical examination.
You must pass a background investigation.
After being hired, you must attend and complete a two-week basic training
program at the Department of Corrections' Central Training Academy in
Elizabethtown, PA, which is located in Lancaster County.
(Erie County) (one part-time opening)
Township (Centre County) (two full-time openings)
Township (Northumberland County) (one full-time
(Huntingdon County) (one full-time opening)
P.O. Box 999
Huntingdon, PA 16652
for full-time openings. The part-time opening offers a negotiable rate of
$42.34 per hour.
health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal
and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan
coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.