Dental Ceramist Job Description Sample
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Applies Porcelain to Full Contour Zirconia restorations, Green states zirconia work, loads sintering ovens and curing ovens, pre-sintered staining, and applies external stain and glaze. Conducts fit/ finish tests and other quality inspections to ensure product specifications and tolerance levels are met.
Responsibilities of the Position:
Ability to work from customer models and interpret specifications to deliver the best custom device and finished product for that application.
Inspect parts as they are produced including microscopic inspection.
Makes sure finished goods quality is appropriate to requirements.
Careful handling and processing of customer property and finished goods to avoid damage.
Close verbal and written communication with the customer throughout the order process.
Strictly adhere to documented process and procedures.
Other duties as assigned by management.
§ Start-to-finish proficiency in all aspects of Ceramics
§ Ceramic Skill necessary to include build-up, grind-in, contour, anatomy, contacts and metal/porcelain margins
§ Able to do all aspects of ceramic work with the various systems used in the ceramic department
§ A good understanding of anatomy and ideal tooth morphology for full mouth restorations (high precision)
§ A good eye for aesthetics
§ Thorough understanding of morphology and functional design in both anterior and posterior restoration essential for full arch/mouth cases
§ Pink porcelain application.
§ Strong(start to finish) case management experience is a must
§ Excellent eyesight and visual acuity
Ability to inspect and work using a microscope
Excellent hand-eye coordination
Ability to work with small high quality parts and recognize detail
High School Diploma
Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in dental laboratory operations
Current CDT required
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task effectively
Computer literacy in Microsoft Windows and/or Lotus Notes
Excellent communication skills including verbal and written
Time management and organizational skills
Capable of creative thinking and problem solving
Able to accept teaching and guidance
Work well independently and with others
Work Environment and Physical Demands
General office environment and manufacturing environment. May be exposed to hazards associated with manufacturing equipment and tools. May require light lifting. Requires manual dexterity and ability to manipulate small objects
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Dental Lab Technician
Oral Arts is a full-service dental lab, Veteran owned since 1970, which manufactures dental prosthesis, such as crowns, bridges, implants, dentures, partials, and orthodontic appliances such as retainers, splints, night guards, sports guards, etc. This entry level position provides a great opportunity and introduction into the field of dental prosthesis. The ideal candidate will display good hand and eye coordination along with artistic expression.
Dental Lab Technician
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
- Construct prostheses by following the dentist’s prescription; make models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient’s mouth, build-up wax replicas of the mouth and/or teeth on the model; encase the wax in a mold material and melt away the wax; replace the wax with plastic, metal, or ceramic materials to make the replacement appliance; polish and finish the appliance
- Correct dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable appliances
- Complete implant procedures by fabricating prostheses to fit implants the dentist places directly into the patient’s jawbone
- Replace partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures (metal and non-metal)
- Replace missing facial and body tissues due to injury, disease, or development abnormality by fabricating maxilla-facial prostheses
- Utilize and conserve supplies and equipment by completing plaster casting, electro-spot welding, metal casting, metal polishing, wax modeling, ceramics, wire bending, electroplating and sandblasting; use CAD/CAM units; maintain inventories; keep equipment operating
- Possess artistic instincts with attention to detail
- Must be a willing worker with a great attitude!
- 1 year of experience in artistry, CAD/CAM, production, construction, food industry, or any other position requiring manual dexterity (hairdresser, mechanic, jeweler, sewer, carpenter, etc.)
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Must be able to read and write
- Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds and maneuver materials
seeing, hearing, speaking, and writing clearly. Occasional reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Frequent sitting, standing and walking, which may be required for long periods of time and may involve climbing stairs regularly. Additional physical requirements may include: Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.
Oral Arts Dental Laboratory is an EOE - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities
Dental Laboratory Technician
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
01/09/19 at 8:00 a.m., PST - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without notice
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
Fabricates all types of dental prostheses as directed by dentists. Essential Job Functions
Plans approach to problems posed by requests using such things as the impression and description, standard fabrication practices, ingenuity, anatomical understanding, knowledge of casting and model making tools, equipment, procedures and materials and consultation with the requesting General Dentistry Dentist or Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon.
Receives and studies impressions of patients' mouths and accompanying written work statements and descriptions from General Dentistry Dentist or Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon to determine nature and scope of the required work and to identify potential casting and fabrication problems.
Instructs and demonstrates to dental students use of all materials, tools, and equipment used in making models and dental prostheses.
Fabricates a wax and acrylic impression tray from the model to enable General Dentistry Dentist or Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon to take a more accurate second impression.
Prepares impression for sculptural type casting by cutting away excess material and smoothing impression without altering vital relationships.
In some fracture and radical surgery cases, builds up malformations in the impression in three dimensions using knowledge of anatomy to restore normal relationships.
Casts sculptural model from impression in powdered materials such as plaster and stone using standard procedures and tools of model making.
Fabricates orthodontic devices employing a variety of devices such as springs and specially designed configurations of wire to pull teeth into proper place.
Maintains records by logging, monitoring and tracking fabrication and lab cases.
Fabricates, using standard or vacuum techniques, upper and lower dentures using rigid and non-rigid type material, selects teeth indicated by the General Dentistry Dentist or Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon, grinds and polishes surfaces, bakes and cures dentures, and cleans with ultrasonic devices.
Fabricates partial dentures using a surveyor to determine alignment, selecting anchor point, judging pressure on plate, pouring and casting gold alloy; bends, cuts, and fits wire frames and clasps.
Fabricates prognathic and micrognathic splints under pressures of accuracy and time using methods described above.
Responsible for cleaning dental lab equipment, ordering and maintaining sufficient dental lab supplies, and making sure the dental lab is well cared for.
OPTION I - *Completion of two years' course work in dental technician study at an accredited school, including course work in partial denture constructions.
OPTION II - One year of journey-level, experience in the independent fabrication of full and partial dentures and splints.
PHYSICAL CLASS: – Light II: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
- In order to qualify under Option I of the Minimum Requirements, you must include a legible copy of your official transcripts to verify proof of completion of the required courses with your application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online.
Applications received without evidence of the required course will be rejected for not meeting the requirements.
Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulation, or applying proper procedures to carry out work
Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess desirable qualifications in excess of the
An active, valid certificate issued by the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology in the form of a Certified Dental Technician designation.
Applicants must attach a photocopy of the required license or certificate to your application at the time of filing online, fax or email the required license to us within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your application online. Applications submitted without the required license and certification will be rejected as incomplete. The original license and certification must be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience; and desirable qualifications based on application information, weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.
No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Health Services.
Application and Filing Information:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and minimum requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT BE sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be disqualified.
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time without advance notice.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements.
Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
Note: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and exam title.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
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The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.
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Dental Lab Technician
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 2 will work under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager at the assigned center. While work methods follow established best practices, candidates are expected to follow the direction of their doctors and team using a high degree of judgment on a patient-by-patient basis.
What we offer:
Benefits of working for a World-Class organization with some of the top dental lab technicians in the industry
Work in an environment where you will hone and improve your skills by working on challenging cases
Work hard and play hard – We work a 4 – 10 (M-Th) schedule which means you have a 3-day weekend every week so that you can enjoy time with your friends and family
We offer industry leading compensation and benefits
You have the opportunity to work with leading edge technology, in top notch dental facilities.
Enjoy the opportunity to work directly with the Prosthodontist, and see the work you do appreciated by the patients who benefit from it.
A minimum of three 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 knowledge of:
Full arch hybrid restorations
Implant-based restorative techniques
Basic knowledge of dental science, anatomy and esthetics
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 Thursday. Days and hours may vary.
We offer an excellent base salary plus incentive compensation, along with health, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD insurance, participation in a 401k plan and up to 4 weeks paid time off.
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.
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.
Dental Assistant - Tanasbourne Dental *Sign On Bonus Possible*
Provide direct support to dentists, hygienists, denturists and other provider personnel in the delivery of dental care and service within a Kaiser Permanente dental office.
1.PERFORM ALL OF THE DUTIES permitted a dental assistant consistent with the individual-s training and in the presence of or under the observation of a licensed provider as referenced in State Dental Practice Act and the related Administrative Rules. These duties to include:
- Apply topical anesthetic and desensitizing agents, as directed by the provider,
- Removal of sutures and post-extraction and periodontal dressings,
- Retract a patient-s cheek, tongue, or other tissue during an operation,
- Assist in the placement or removal of a rubber dam,
- Remove debris created during operative procedures with a vacuum device, compressed air, mouth washes, or water,
- Extra-oral procedures which are not hazardous,
- Inspect the oral cavity using a mirror,
- Dry root canals with paper points,
- Place temporary filling material into the endodontic access,
- Take impressions for periodontal night guard,
- Polish the coronal surfaces of teeth when a dentist or hygienist has determined teeth are free of calculus,
- Train persons (patients) in techniques of oral hygiene and prevention of oral disease,
Place films (dental radiographs), adjust equipment preparatory to exposing films, and expose films.
2.IN SUPPORT of the practice of a dentist provider who is not an orthodontist;
Preliminary select and size bands,
Remove fixed orthodontic appliances,
Check for loose bands and brackets,
Remove ligature ties and head appliances,
Place and remove arch wires, elastics and orthodontic separators,
Take intra-oral measurements for orthodontic procedures,
Remove supra-gingival orthodontic bracket bonding material with a hand piece that does not exceed 25,000 revolutions per minute
Place ligature ties and head appliances.
Train persons (patients) in techniques of oral hygiene and prevention of oral disease.
Place films (dental radiographs), adjust equipment preparatory to exposing films, and expose films.
3.ORGANIZE patient-s dental record consistent with established guidelines, confirm its availability and assure that it is in order and ready for provider-s use at the time care and service is to be provided.
4.GREET, INTRODUCE SELF TO, and INFORM PATIENT of general treatment to be provided and provider to be seen consistent with established Kaiser Permanente Behavioral Guidelines.
5.REVIEW HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE with patient and notify provider of reported conditions that could effect treatment.
6.PROMOTE patient-s emotional comfort by gaining rapport, instilling confidence and promoting tranquility.
7.INFORM and ANSWER patient-s and/or parent-s questions regarding care and service provided as directed by provider.
8.ANTICIPATE NEEDS of provider in the delivery of patient care and service.
9.COMMUNICATE INFORMATION important to maintaining the proper scheduling and flow of patients consistent with information recorded in the patient-s dental record.
- PREPARE, ORGANIZE, ARRANGE and PASS DENTAL INSTRUMENTS, SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS as requested by the provider and required by established guidelines.
- ESTABLISH and MAINTAIN a CLEAR and CLEAN OPERATING FIELD.
- RECORD and/or VERIFY INFORMATION in the patient-s dental record according to established procedures.
- RECORD and/or VERIFY ALL PATIENT CARE AND SERVICE RELATED INFORMATION on all necessary forms and documents consistent with established guidelines and in a manner that accurately reflects the information documented in the patient-s dental record.
- AS REQUIRED IN SUPPORT OF DIRECT PATIENT CARE ACTIVITIES, ENTER, RETRIEVE AND TRANSMIT PATIENT CARE AND SERVICE RELATED INFORMATION via the Program-s automated patient and provider scheduling system (TEAM), consistent with established guidelines and training.
- RESPOND TO MEDICAL EMERGENCY SITUATIONS consistent with established guidelines.
- EXPOSE and PROCESS DENTAL RADIOGRAPHS as required consistent with established guidelines and radiology equipment use specifications.
- TAKE PATIENT-S BLOOD PRESSURE and ACCURATELY RECORD in patient-s dental record.
- CLEAN and STERILIZE and PROCESS INSTRUMENTS consistent with established guidelines.
- MAINTAIN CLEAN, ORDERLY, WELL ORGANIZED AND SUPPLIED WORK ENVIRONMENT, including assigned operatory, laboratory and instrument processing areas, consistent with established infection control.
- ASSURE PROPER HANDLING OF ALL MATERIALS in accordance with Hazard Communication Program and Infection Control Guidelines.
- ASSURE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF EQUIPMENT through the periodic completion of established preventive maintenance procedures such as cleaning and oiling, and reporting non-functioning, damaged, etc. equipment to office manager or supervisor in a timely manner.
- PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED by the office manager or supervisory personnel that are consistent with the individual-s training and experience IN AN ACTIVE AND COOPERATIVE MANNER.
- ACT IN CONFORMANCE with established program policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols, the Administrative Rules of the State Board of Dentistry, the State Dental Practice Act and any other laws and regulations that govern the role and responsibilities of the dental assistant and satisfactorily maintain the established qualifications for selection towards this position.
- PERFORM THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS provided that the dentist is on the premises and the dentist checks the patient before and after the functions are performed;
Place matrix retainers for alloy and composite restorations.
Polish amalgam restorations.
Remove supra-gingival excess cement.
Take impressions for the following purposes;
o Diagnostic models,
o Counter and opposing models,
o Fabrication of temporary restorations,
o Intra-oral bite registration for study model articulation.
- Place and remove a rubber dam,
- Fabricate temporary plastic-type crowns.
- ASSIST IN MONITORING PATIENTS that are being administered nitrous oxide consistent with established guidelines.
- Other duties appropriate for EFDA as authorized by Board of Dentistry rules and regulations.
- One (1) year experience as a dental assistant OR a graduate from an ADA accredited dental assisting program or a nine (9) month dental assisting program with externship that has been pre-approved.
- High school diploma or GED
License, Certification, Registration
Current Oregon Certificate of Dental Radiological Proficiency upon hire.
Oregon EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) certification within 90 days of hire date.
Pit and Fissure Sealant certification within 6 months of hire date.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers within 90 day of hire date.
The individual applicant for this position must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the individual performing the selection interview, the following qualifications if he or she is to be selected. Furthermore, consistent with the fact that these qualifications are required for selection, they then must be satisfactorily maintained by the individual as a condition of continued employment.
Demonstrated competence in four-handed dentistry technique.
Satisfactory level of knowledge and proficiency in use of current dental materials, instruments and equipment.
Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work effectively under both direct and indirect supervision.
Well organized in use of time and effort.
Demonstrated capacity to act in a professionally courteous manner when interacting with patients, providers and other employees - good interpersonal skills.
Excellent attendance record.
Final candidate is required to pass a clinical pre-employment skills test.
- Basic knowledge of sterilization and infection control equipment.
Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Tanasbourne Medical/Dental Offices 10315 NE Tanasb Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Sat / Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 49 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Dental Department: Tanasbourne Dental Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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Dental Compliance Analyst/Sr Dental Compliance Analyst- Omaha, NE
Gathers, reviews, analyzes, and summarizes compliance-related data, information, and processes to ensure adherence with corporate standards and federal/state requirements. Coordinates compliance-related activities and ensures timely implementation.
Essential Job Functions:
Researches and renews insurance products and services while maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Reviews, analyzes and researches current, proposed, and newly adopted laws and regulations to determine impact to the business.
Distributes compliance-related documents and/or activities to appropriate area. Monitors responses to ensure areas take appropriate actions within the effective date/timeframe. Identifies potential implementation and/or interpretation inconsistencies and notifies appropriate management. Develops resolutions on compliance-related issues and process inconsistencies.
Conducts research and analysis of new and existing state/federal insurance laws and regulations impacting insurance, product specifications, and operating procedures.
Remains abreast of general legislative and regulatory trends and pertinent federal/state legislation affecting sales producer handling. Reviews and provides responses regarding the impact of proposed legislation on the Company's products.
This position requires extensive or prolonged typing/keyboarding.
This position may require frequent standing or walking for extended periods of time.
This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.
This job posting is reflective of the Compliance Analyst essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements. The Sr Compliance Analyst level has variable essential functions, qualifications and physical requirements. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family.
Ability to work efficiently in pressure situations and demonstrate a high level of flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.
Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
Knowledge of personal computers and software applications.
Strong keyboarding and data entry skills.
Knowledge of insurance laws, federal and state government laws/regulations
Knowledge and background in the interpretation of legislation.
Knowledge of individual life, health products, group products, and related services to include industry and regulatory-related issues on those products.
Effective planning, organization, and decision-making skills.
Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Effective analytical ability and judgement.
Medical and/or Dental Insurance Compliance experience.
Knowledge of Company operations and the ability to recognize those areas affected by laws and regulations.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST.
For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.
Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran
To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Advertised: Apr 17, 2019 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time
Applications close: May 1, 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time
Dental Hygienist- IL- Dental Institute
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 reports to the Director of Clinical Faculty. This is a part time position working 24 hours/week.
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, periodontal maintenance.
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 educational dental software.
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.
Work with the Practice Assistants in maintaining the schedule.
Participate in the educational instruction of dental students in periodontal techniques, patient management and private practice model.
Perform duties and schedule in a timely manner.
Follow the directive and protocols of the CDMI Dental Institute.
Perform other duties as needed.
The position has no supervisory responsibilities.
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. Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner and have regular, predictable, in-person attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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 is preferred. Minimum 5 years working as a Dental Hygienist is required. Must have a current IL Dental Hygiene License. Current Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide License preferred. Experience working in a team and customer service oriented environment and excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and general Dental Software required.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a)
Compensation Range: $18-$23 (DOE) + $1,000 Signing bonus.
This office is located at 11805 NW Cedar Falls Drive, Ste. 101 Portland, OR 97229
The successful applicant must have the following:
• Working knowledge of approved Dental Assistant functions
• Certificate from Dental Assisting Program
• EFDA certification
• CPR License
• Strong customer service ethics
• Good communication skills
Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, PTO, Paid Holidays
Join our growing team of over 6,000 health professionals nationwide!
At Centurion, our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both. Centurion is proud to be the provider of dental services to the Florida Department of Corrections.
We are currently seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant to join our team at Jackson Correctional Institution located in Malone, Florida.
- Full Time : Day Shift, 4- 10 hour shifts, Monday-Thursday schedule
Under direct supervision, assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist in chair side dentistry in a correctional setting.
Prepares dental instruments and the dental operatory.
May perform administrative tasks.
Prepares and maintains dental operatory and instruments and disinfects and sterilizes dental instruments in compliance with accepted infection control procedures.
Operates radiographic equipment to obtain dental radiographs of patients.
Assists the dentist by providing direct chair side technical support processes.
Follows all safety/risk management practices in performing duties.
Follows all applicable security procedures and performs routine clerical functions for the dental facility.
We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive team environment!
High school diploma or its recognized equivalent
Completion of a technical school program in dental assisting or six months of experience as a dental assistant required
Certification as an expanded duty dental assistant preferred; if the candidate does not possess a current certificate, one must be obtained in the first year of employment
Certification and/or previous experience performing dental x-rays preferred; if the candidate does not possess a current Florida issued radiology certification, one must be obtained within the first year of employment
Must maintain current tuberculosis screening documentation and active CPR certification
Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance when applicable
Experience in a correctional setting preferred
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