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Dental Laboratory Technicians

Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.

Salary Breakdown

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Average

$41,580

ANNUAL

$19.99

HOURLY

Entry Level

$29,680

ANNUAL

$14.27

HOURLY

Mid Level

$40,995

ANNUAL

$19.71

HOURLY

Expert Level

$52,310

ANNUAL

$25.15

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Dental Laboratory Technicians

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Current Available Jobs

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Projected job openings through 2024


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Dental Laboratory Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Dental Laboratory Technicians

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Production and Processing

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Design

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Medicine and Dentistry

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Customer and Personal Service

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English Language

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Time Management

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Critical Thinking

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Operation Monitoring

ABILITY

Finger Dexterity

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Near Vision

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Arm-Hand Steadiness

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Control Precision

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Visualization


Job Opportunities

Dental Laboratory Technicians

  • Dental Hygienist
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration    Prescott, AZ 86304
     Posted 6 days    

    Summary The licensed dental hygienist is to provide dental oral hygiene and ancillary dental services to the veteran population enrolled at the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System(NAVAHCS), Prescott Arizona The incumbent will function as a staff dental hygienist performing both routine and advanced clinical periodontal procedures and techniques at the Dental Clinic. The hygienist works under the general supervision of a staff dentist for all functional duties. Responsibilities The major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planning, subgingival curettage Application of topical fluorides including varnishes Provides patient education including demonstration of oral hygiene procedures and oral health care regimens Taking and recording of a patient's blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and medical history and charting of oral conditions Maintenance of instrument and operatory infection control in compliance with Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards for clinical and laboratory dental operations including the testing of water quality Preparation of instrument trays Fabrication, placement and removal of temporary restorations including stainless steel and polycarbonate crowns Chart clinical findings and treatment plan in the Dental Record Manager (DRM) component of the computerized patient medical record (CPRS) Follow all VHA, Medical Center and Services Directives, Memorandums and Policies Effectively communicates with the patient's assigned primary dentist to facilitate and accomplishment needed dental care Willingly accepts additional and special assignments that are necessary to meet service goals or customer needs (1) Knowledge of Current Professional Dental Hygienist Practices. To be creditable, the experience must have required the use of knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (also referred to as "clinical competencies") associated with current professional dental hygiene practice. Evidence of such experience includes experience in private practice, U. S. military services, local/state/federal health care or educational facilities. (2) Quality of Experience. Experience as a dental hygienist in private practice, U.S. military services, local/state/federal health care or educational facilities must be verified with the practitioner or the supervising officers. Experience satisfying this requirement must be active professional practice which may be paid or non-paid employment as a dental hygienist. (3) Part-Time Experience. Part-time experience as a dental hygienist is credited according to its relationship to full-time work week. For example, a dental hygienist would receive 1 week of full-time credit for each 2 weeks of half-time work. Work Schedule: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30am - 4pm (24 hours) for the first week of the pay period. The second week the 16 hours are Monday and Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education. Associate Degree or higher in an accredited dental hygiene program. This program must be accredited by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Licensure. Applicants must be currently licensed to practice as a dental hygienist with a full, current, and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia. Certification. Public Law 97-35 requires that persons who administer radiologic procedures meet the credentialing standards in 42 CFR Part 75. Essentially, they must have successfully completed an educational program that meets or exceeds the standards described in that regulation, and is accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education, and be certified as radiographers in their field. Accredited dental hygiene programs contain curriculum addressing radiologic procedures which will meet the requirement for certification as dental radiographers. Exception. Non-certified applicants, who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for licensure, may be given a temporary appointment as a graduate dental hygienist under the authority of 38 U.S.C. § 7405(c)(2)(B) for a period not to exceed 2 years. Failure to obtain certification during this time period may result in termination of employment. GS-5 Dental Hygienist (Entry Level) (a) Experience. None beyond the basic requirements Employees at this level serve in an entry level position as dental hygienists. It is expected that they receive guidance from more experienced staff members for patient issues and require daily supervision at the site of work. GS-6 Dental Hygienist (Developmental Level 1) (a) Experience. At least 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level. Employees at this level serve as developmental level 1 dental hygienists. It is expected that they receive guidance from more experienced staff members for complex patient issues and require daily and direct contact at the site of work from the assigned supervisor. The candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: 1. Knowledge of oral prophylactic, therapeutic, and preventive procedures for periodontal diseases, or inflammation, or on patients with other medical and/or dental problems; 2. Ability to use communication techniques to encourage and inform individuals and groups; and 3. Knowledge of dental methods and techniques used in performing intra and extra oral procedures. GS-7 Dental Hygienist (Developmental Level 2) (a) Experience. At least 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level that demonstrates the clinical competencies described at that level. Employees at this level serve as developmental level 2 dental hygienists. It is expected that they perform more complex work while receiving less frequent supervision than at the GS-6 level In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: 1. Knowledge of oral pathology to include disease of the hard and soft tissues, disorders of tooth structure, developmental and congenital anomalies, salivary gland disorders, symptoms of infectious disorders, and appropriate protocols; 2. Practical knowledge of medical diseases, conditions, and chronic degenerative diseases as they relate to dental health and treatment; and 3. Knowledge of radiographic exposure techniques in order to produce radiographs of high diagnostic quality. GS-8 Dental Hygienist (Developmental Level 3) (a) Experience. At least 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level that demonstrates the clinical competencies described at that level. (b) Assignment. Employees at this level serve as developmental level 3 dental hygienists with the ability to perform direct patient care under the general supervision of the dentist. It is expected that they receive guidance from higher-level or supervisory staff members for only the most complex patients. Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: patient assessments, prevention recommendations, prophylaxis, periodontal treatment for mild to moderate disease (e.g. scaling and root planing, full mouth debridement), Periodontal Screening and Recording (PSR) radiograph/image capture, fluoride treatment application, topical anesthesia administration, management of stable medically compromised patients (including risk factors). (c) The candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: 1. Knowledge of state of the art preventive dentistry measures for patient instruction and training; 2. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology in order to interpret the examination request accurately; to understand the functioning and interrelationship of the various anatomical structures appearing on the radiographic image and the various stages of the examination to judge the acceptability of the radiograph for diagnostic use; and to present for viewing; 3. Skill in providing individual and group oral health care instructions to inpatients, outpatients, Nursing Home Care Unit patients, etc.; and 4. Knowledge of VA, The Joint Commission (TJC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and related regulations and guidelines pertaining to dental matters. GS-9 Dental Hygienist (Full Performance Level) (a) Experience. At least 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level that demonstrates the clinical competencies described at that level. Employees at this level serve as staff dental hygienists at the full performance level. It is expected that they provide direct patient care and receive guidance from higher-level or supervisory staff members for only the most complex patients and require only general supervision from a dentist. Assignments at this level include but are not limited to: patient medical assessment (e.g. medical/dental history, social history, vital signs, full periodontal assessment and charting), disease and treatment management recommendations, denture care, scaling and root planing, radiographs/image interpretation, patient education (e.g. post-procedure, tobacco cessation, caries and perio-disease prevention), behavior management, management of stable medically compromised patients (including risk factors), instrument sharpening, inter-service communication. 1. Ability to assess the patient's medical, dental, anxiety/phobias, medications and comorbidities for safe patient care; 2. Ability to assess the impact of patient's medical and dental condition on maintaining oral health, recognize age-related changes in individual patients, adapt patient environment, and maximize patient's physical comfort; 3. Skill in detecting plaque and calculus, dental abnormalities/pathologies, assessing inflammation and providing safe instrumentation for each procedure; 4. Knowledge to select appropriate available fluoride products and indications/limitations for safe and proper application; 5. Knowledge of hygiene procedures in order to explain the process and indication, complications and expected treatment outcomes for each; 6. Knowledge of proper usage of dental radiography equipment, radiation safety, assessment of proper image capture and interpretation of films; and 7. Skill in educating patients and caregivers on periodontal disease, wellness, health maintenance, oral hygiene practices, parafunctional habits, and effects of illness, addictions, medications and tobacco on the oral cavity. References: VA Handbook 5005/73, Part II, Appendix G37. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-9. Physical Requirements: Moderate Lifting (15-44b lbs); Light Lifting (under 15 lbs); Moderate carrying (15-44lbs); Light Carrying (under 15 lbs); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Standing (up to 3 hours); Both Legs Required; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16";Hearing (aid permitted). Education IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional Information Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status. VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Dental-Lab Technician (Denture Wax)
    National Dentex    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    Description

    Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 60+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at Continental Dental Lab in Phoenix, AZ for a Full-Time Dental Lab Technician – Denture Wax.

    The regular hours for this position are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.

    This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K with company contribution; and tuition reimbursement!

    Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

    ☐Read and review all case paperwork for correct doctor name, finish date, product code, and special instructions

    ☐Check set-ups for correct alignment and function before beginning waxing

    ☐Wax in anatomical features to achieve proper function and the best possible aesthetic appearance

    ☐Carefully clean on and around teeth to remove any excess wax to prevent excess acrylic on surfaces at packing

    ☐If the case is ready for finish, seal the wax-up to the model to prevent poor fit and poor appearance when acrylic stage is completed

    ☐Clean wax from models, articulators, and implant bars before shipping to make the most attractive case presentation possible for the doctor and patient

    ☐Rewax resets if adjustments are needed after try-in

    ☐Disinfect and bag completed cases in readiness for shipping. Put correct case number on bag to prevent mix-ups

    ☐Maintain a clean work area and clean instruments on a regular basis

    ☐Requisition needed supplies using the correct form and procedure

    Skills and Abilities Required:

    ☐ Good hand-eye coordination

    ☐ Good manual dexterity

    ☐ Excellent perception skills

    ☐ Strong ability to pay close attention to details

    ☐ Strong ability to read, listen, comprehend, retain and execute on written and verbal instructions

    ☐ Ability to learn and successfully complete all in-house training and verifications

    ☐ High level of organizational skill with the ability to prioritize work

    Minimum Education and Experience Required:

    ☐ High school diploma or equivalent

    Physical Requirements (If an essential function of the job):

    ☐ Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and/or reach.

    ☐ Ability to sit for extended periods of time

    ☐ Exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions.

    ☐ Read and interpret prescriptions and other required documentation.

    ☐ Ability to effectively communicate technical information.

    ☐ Vision capabilities: depth perception, attention to detail, and/or color.

    Qualifications

    Behaviors

    Required

    + Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

    + Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    + Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

    Motivations

    Preferred

    + Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

    + Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

    + Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

    Education

    Required

    + High School or Equivalent or better

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Dental Hygienist- AZ- Dental Institute
    Midwestern University    Glendale, AZ 85304
     Posted 7 days    

    Description

    Summary

    The Dental Hygienist’s primary goal is, in coordination with the dental clinical faculty, is to develop and implement a patient re-care program while ensuring that approved periodontal diagnosis and treatment is properly delivered to the patients in a timely manner. This position will work 32 hours per week, Monday-Thursday from 7:30am-4:00pm. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Clinical Education.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    + Prepare treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.

    + Prepare patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, seating, and draping patient.

    + Provide information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.

    + Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments.

    + Select materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health.

    + Proficiency in performing routine dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planning, perio maintenance and laser assisted periodontal therapy.

    + Detect disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies.

    + Applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents.

    + Cleaning and polishing removable appliances.

    + Maintain CPR certification, and directory of emergency numbers.

    + Educate patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit.

    + Document dental hygiene services recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in axiUm.

    + Maintain patient confidentiality by adhering to HIPAA guidelines

    + Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

    + Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

    + Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

    + Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

    + Conserve dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

    + Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

    + Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    The position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner and must have regular, predictable, in-person attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Other Qualifications

    This position requires a significant amount of interaction with the public and many internal customers and therefore, the individual must be able to develop positive rapport effectively. The ability to maintain a professional demeanor, be detail oriented and promote a welcoming atmosphere is essential. The ability to interact professionally with other faculty, staff, and students is also required. The individual must have the ability to become familiar with all modules of the axiUm electronic health records.

    Education and/or Experience

    Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year College/Technical school is required. Bachelors degree preferred. Minimum 5 years working as a Dental Hygienist is required. Must have a current AZ Dental Hygiene License, X-Ray Certification, and Anesthesia License. Experience working in a team and customer service oriented environment and excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

    Computer Skills

    Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and general Dental Software required.

    Language Skills

    Intermediate skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

    Reasoning Ability

    Intermediate skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Mathematical Ability

    Basic skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee will regularly work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

    Qualifications

    Education

    Required

    + Associates or better

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Dental Lab Technician 3
    ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    Company Summary

    ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers are a national network of dental implant centers founded in 2005 to provide innovative dental implant care to patients across the United States. ClearChoice has experienced strong growth over the years and today is a leader in the United States in providing dental implant treatments. Driven by a collective desire to improve the lives of prospective patients, ClearChoice helps people reclaim their health, smile and confidence. Beyond restoring teeth, this is about people getting their lives back. This mission-focused work has enabled the Clearchoice network to achieve four straight years of double-digit growth, yet we’ve only reached a small portion of the population who could benefit from ClearChoice services. ClearChoice Management Services, LLC (CCMS) provides administrative practice management services to the ClearChoice network.

    We are searching for individuals who can help us continue pursuing our goal of reaching prospective patients and helping to transform their lives. When you join ClearChoice, you are joining a team of individuals with passion, conviction, and integrity whose mission is to be the Platform of Hope for those in need of our services. Come help us write the next chapter of our story!

    Dental Lab Technician

    Summary of Position:

    ClearChoice dental laboratory technicians work onsite at the dentist office to fill prescriptions from those dentists. They use advanced technical skills to construct sophisticated implant-based dental prosthetics to exacting standards for fit and esthetics and use critical thinking to develop and share complex solutions with the dentist and auxiliary staff. The Tech 3 will work under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager if one is assigned or may be called to be a lead technician in the center. While work methods follow established procedures and practices, candidates are expected to consult with their doctors and team using a high degree of judgment on a patient-by-patient basis.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    + Receiving and entering work orders and accompanying materials including impressions, models and components.

    + The manufacture and fitting of all aspects of All-On-Four dental prosthetics including accurate manufacture and articulation of implant models, setting of denture teeth, denture processing and all related components and processes.

    + The ability to ensure the accurate and on time manufacture of prosthetics to a patient-driven schedule.

    + Denture and All-On-Four type restoration repairs

    + Maintenance of all laboratory facilities, equipment and instruments

    + Monitoring of all laboratory related supplies and ordering through paper and/or computer-based purchase order systems.

    + Teaching and mentoring other technicians and auxiliary staff

    + Operate computers and standard office type applications such as web browsers, word processing and spreadsheet software applications as well as dental laboratory specific applications.

    + Maintain only the highest degree of professionalism and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing

    Education and Experience:

    + A minimum of seven years of hands-on technical experience is required. Certification (CDT) or the completion of an accredited dental laboratory program is preferred but not mandatory.

    + Qualified candidates should have experience and be proficient in full arch hybrid restorations, complete dentures, overdentures and implant based restorative techniques and have strong knowledge of dental science and anatomy and esthetics.

    Working Conditions:

    ClearChoice operates two-three person dental laboratories within each of its dental offices. As such, technicians perform their duties in both the dental laboratory and dental office environments. Technicians are expected to be onsite at all times Monday through Friday. Days and hours may vary.

    Compensation and Benefits: $35 - $38 DOE

    In addition to your base compensation, depending on position, you may be eligible for a quarterly or annual bonus (potential bonuses are merit based). Medical Insurance Coverage, Dental Insurance Coverage, Vision Insurance Coverage, Retirement Plan (401K) options are provided as an additional benefit of employment with ClearChoice.

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  • Industrial Hygienist
    U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command    Yuma Proving Ground, AZ 85365
     Posted 11 days    

    Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for the Major Range and Test Facilities Base (MRTFB) Direct-Hire Authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: Serves all aspects of a comprehensive Industrial Hygiene (IH) program in accordance with Army Regulations, Health Services Command Policy and other applicable regulations. Responsibilities Assure that all potential health hazards at YPG workplaces are identified and recommended corrective actions are brought to the attention of management. Evaluate all potentially hazardous operations to insure the elimination or control of occupational health hazards. Participate with environmental, safety, occupational health, and preventive medicine personnel of facilities to assess health hazards and need for medical monitoring, health maintenance, health education, and disease and injury prevention programs. Perform various duties to assess work practices and environmental conditions for all hazards present. Perform studies, analyses, recommendations of corrective action, and preparation of reports. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the Basic requirement and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Industrial Hygienist: Degree: Bachelor's or graduate (or higher level) degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science. The education must be accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. OR Related Degree: Bachelor's degree in a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene. The education must be accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. For engineering degrees to be acceptable, the curriculum must be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technicology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum. OR Certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience conducting regular on-site Industrial hygiene surveys and investigations of all work areas to determine the nature and severity of health hazards present in the work environment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service NH-02 or GS11.. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The workers on YPG are exposed to a variety of physical, chemical, and industrial hazards, including some for which the nature and extent of the hazard may not be completely understood. As such, the incumbent performs various duties to assess work practices and environmental conditions for all hazards present. Environmental conditions involve a variety of hazards such as chemicals, noise, heat, and other physical agents. Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 12 - Safety position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Relocation incentive may be authorized. Recruitment, Retention incentive not authorized.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Dental Lab Technician III - Denture
    National Dentex    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 18 days    

    Description

    Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 30+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at our Progressive lab in Phoenix, AZ for a Full-Time Dental Lab Technician III - Denture.

    This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K, and tuition reimbursement!

    The regular hours for this position are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, subject to change as needed.

    Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

    + Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist

    + Setup Partials, Dentures, Flippers and Repairs

    + Finish and Polish Dentures

    + Finish and Polish Partials

    + Bend Wire

    + Finish Flippers and Polish

    + Finish Repairs and relines

    + Laser Weld

    + Pushing and pulling cart of work around work area

    + Review final work and check completely that all quality standards have been met before passing the work to the next technician

    + Trouble shoot and problem solve, using past experience and success to gauge best steps on future cases

    + All other duties as assigned

    Skills and Abilities Required:

    + Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

    + Excellent eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity

    + Detail oriented

    + Patience for repetitive tasks

    + Ability to work closely with others and share equally in the workload

    + Ability to stand for extended periods of time

    + Flexibility in dealing with varied work hours due to fluctuating workloads

    Minimum Education and Experience Required:

    + Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

    + No experience required

    Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

    + Wet grinders

    + Hand-pieces

    + Coping Saws

    + Bard Parker Knives

    + Steamers

    + Acetone

    + Die-Separator

    + Accelerator

    + Glue

    + Die-Hardener

    + Lathe

    Physical Requirements:

    + Regularly required to stand for extended periods of time.

    + Regularly required to sit, walk, and/or reach.

    + Regularly required to exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions using both arms and hands grasping, gripping, pinching, lifting, and carrying. Constantly lifting and carrying 0-10 lbs. Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs.

    + Ability to read and interpret prescriptions and other required documentation.

    + Ability to effectively communicate technical information.

    + Vision capabilities: depth perception, attention to detail, and/or color.

    Qualifications

    Behaviors

    Required

    + Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

    + Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    + Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

    Education

    Required

    + High School or Equivalent or better

    Experience

    Preferred

    + Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Dental Hygienist
    Gila River Health Care    Laveen, AZ 85339
     Posted 23 days    

    Conducts preliminary dental examinations, performs hypertension and cancer screening, and provides non-surgical patient treatment procedures. Polishes patient teeth and applies fluoride in routine cleanings to prevent hypersensitivity and cavities. Provides patient with appropriate anesthetic during procedures and conveys post-operative home care instructions. Coordinates and participates in organizational and community dental education programs.

    + Conducts preliminary dental examinations and reviews patient medical and dental history to determine prior conditions that may lead to health complications.

    + Performs hypertension and oral cancer screening, examines patient teeth and the surrounding tissues for evidence of disease or other ailments and records observations in patient record.

    + Provides patient treatment in the form of oral prophylaxis and non-surgical periodontal procedures including sub-gingival scaling, root planning, and curettage.

    + Polishes patient teeth and applies fluoride to prevent hypersensitivity and cavities.

    + Prepares and takes oral x-rays as ordered by the dentist.

    + Provides patient with appropriate anesthetic during operations, removes sutures, changes dressings, and provides post-operative home care and preventative dental habit instructions.

    + Takes impressions of patient teeth for use in diagnostic models and the construction of mouth guards.

    + Schedules regular follow-up appointments according to patient care needs and serves as the primary patient contact for oral health information.

    + Oversees the procurement and routine maintenance of all periodontal equipment and instrumentation.

    + Coordinates and participates in a variety of oral health education programs in order to educate staff, patients, and community members.

    + Cleans and stores dental equipment and instrumentation after use.

    + Performs other job-related activities as requested.

    + Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene or closely related field of study required.

    + Current and valid AZ Dental Hygienist License within 1 year in position.

    + 1 year of experience in a Dental clinic preferred.

    + Current and continuing BLS training and certifications within 30 days in position.

    + Demonstrates ability to relate to diverse cultures and specifically the Gila River Community and/or other Native American cultures and community health services.

    Department: KHC - Dental

    Job ID: 2021-8219

    Street: 17487 S. Health Care Dr.

    Post End Date: 9/25/2021

    Shift: Days

    Shift Details: M-5 8 am - 5 pm

    Email Address: larredondo@GRHC.ORG


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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