Menard, Illinois   |     Regular Full Time    |     Job ID:17077


Wexford Health

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Hiring Three Dentists
Wexford Health Sources is not an agency/locum. We are a national leader in correctional health care and the 30-year medical services partner for IL Dept of Corrections. 

The Menard dental team lists reasons why they have chosen to work at Menard for many years and invites you to join them!

  • Holidays off
  • Benefits plans
  • No overhead for dentists who want to run a practice without owning one
  • Relaxed environment
  • Paid time off
  • Work well as a team
  • Hours 7am – 3pm Monday – Friday
  • No on-call after hours
  • Nearly 70 years of combined experienced from the team!

“Most people coming to work at Maximum Security Prison are very intimated; it can be very overwhelming. But most of the Individuals in custody are respectful and courteous when they are in our department.” – Menard Dental Assistant

“The dental department is very laid back, we laugh and joke, but will still maintain a professional work environment. ” – Menard Dental Hygienist


OPPORTUNITY: Dentists; onsite clinic
LOCATION: Menard Correctional Center Medical Unit, Menard, IL
HOURS: Full and Part Time Available
STATUS: Independent Contractor or Employee status – you choose

COMPENSATION: Guaranteed hourly rate, comprehensive benefits package, medical malpractice coverage, CEU reimbursements

  • Impact the overall health and wellbeing of the patients
  • Save someone from years of pain and discomfort
  • Prepare an individual to return to civilian life with dignity 
  • General dentistry; intake, assessments, exams, fillings, surgery
  • Educate patients in oral health
  • Work/life balance
  • Medical malpractice is paid
  • Guaranteed hourly rate (even with “no shows” )

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers. Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services


At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Medical malpractice paid

Full time staff eligible but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Paid short term disability
  • 19 Days of PTO annually
  • 401K (part time and full time staff)
  • and more!

Under the supervision of the Medical Director, an Illinois licensed Dentist is responsible and accountable for supervising the dental staff and managing the dental activity as well as for providing oral health care to patients such as fillings, extractions, dentures, root canals, etc.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:
LICENSING: Current Illinois State Dental license

  • Current DEA certificate
  • Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM) degree

  • Minimum one (1) year practicing dentistry. 
  • Skilled in recognizing the symptoms of shock and fainting; must be prepared to provide necessary aid as directed during procedures. 
  • Correctional experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred





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