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Career Opportunities 

We want to become the healthiest county in Texas! Are you ready for the challenge? 

How to Apply

  1. Online - Submit an online application or e-mail it to
    • If you plan on electronically signing the application, you will need Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have the program, we suggest printing the application to sign it, scanning it and emailing it to  
    • If you are using a smartphone or tablet, an app available at this link will allow you electronically fill out, sign and submit an application.
  2. Visit us - We can help you apply at 9850-A Emmett F. Lowry Expy, Suite A-111 in Texas City.
  3. Please, no phone calls - Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond in a timely manner. 

We Can Offer You

  • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, affordable medical insurance, FREE parking and much, much more!
  • Team-oriented environment.

Have questions?

Contact HR at (409) 938-2260 or

Galveston County Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, LGBTQ, genetic information or national origin. All applicants must pass Criminal Background check and drug screening.

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  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Salary Rate: $134,662 - $140,049 (based on experience)
  • Posted Date:07/01/2019 11:32 AM

Do you want to be the reason someone smiles today? Would you LOVE to make someone’s smile perfect? Are you ready for the challenge?


Coastal Health & Wellness is seeking a new Dentist!

The right candidate will be responsible for providing dental care to registered CHW patients and for increasing access to care for the underserved.


We can offer you:

• Excellent benefits; including an Amazing retirement package, Affordable medical insurance, Rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, FREE parking and much, much more! 

• Team Oriented Environment

• Salary Rate: $134,662 - $140,049 (based on experience)


We want you to join our team of professionals and begin a long-term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply.




  • Licensed to practice as a dentist in the State of Texas. DDS or DMD (a degree in dentistry)
  • 2+ years of related experience preferred
  • Community health experience preferred
  • CPR certification (Must successfully complete CPR certification within 6 months of employment)
  • Must have knowledge of dental techniques, use of dental equipment, dental instruments, dental x-ray equipment and developing processes, proper infection control techniques, and sterilization techniques
  • Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles.
  • Must possess or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Department of Motor Vehicle check may be required, if applicable.
  • Customer Service Oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent Computer Skills MS Office.
  • Must be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours if necessary.
  • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy.
  • Must be in compliance with ICS training requirements.
  • Must pass criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening.


    An equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described essential functions will be considered when hiring for this role. 


    Traditional Duties:

  • Supervises staff performance of lab tests per protocols
  • Supervises activities of X-Ray Lead/Radiation Safety Officer
  • Trains staff to perform tests in accordance with written procedures, assures specimens are properly collected and processed for testing by contract lab(s), reviews lab procedures for accuracy and recommends changes when appropriate
  • Reviews lab reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Tracks critical lab results to ensure they are followed up by providers
  • Tracks timely receipt of all results, assists in maintaining all equipment/instruments to ensure they are properly functioning
  • Troubleshoots all laboratory equipment on an as needed basis
  • Writes laboratory procedures
  • Keeps all protocols updated with CHW Medical Director
  • Maintains certification requirements for laboratory
  • Assures laboratory meets guidelines for CLIA, TJC and DSHS inspections
  • Requests clinical lab and X-ray supplies and equipment and supervises their storage and distribution
  • Assures all quality control activities are preformed and documented
  • Reports quality issues and adverse occurrences promptly to supervisor and/or the Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Committee
  • Assures that reportable condition information per lab results is reported promptly to GCHD Epidemiology and STD/HIV programs
  • Attends internal CHW managerial meetings
  • May reconcile services performed with vendor bills or statements
  • Understands and follows GCHD/CHW Infection Control policies, plans, procedures and guidelines related to program area requirements
  • Participates in both Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Committee and the Infectious Disease Control Committee
  • Responsible for ensuring all bio-hazardous waste generated by lab is disposed of properly
  • Adhere to job specific competencies within established departmental deadlines
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor


To apply please visit our website and fill out our online application.  Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, emailed to or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.


No Phone Calls Please




Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting the Optimal Health and Well-Being of Galveston County


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