Dental Laboratory Technician Job Description Sample
Dental Laboratory Technician
We are looking for a Dental Laboratory Technician for our affiliated practice, Konikoff Dental Associates, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451. This is a full-time position that offers a competitive salary, plus benefits! Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, dependable, loves working with patients and as a team. Candidate must have removable lab experience; partial/denture repair experience; knowledge of proper maintenance of equipment and lab supplies; and fabrication of bleaching trays and occlusal splits (bite guards).
As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 280 affiliated dental practices throughout thirteen states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists.
Removable lab experience in the following: same day removable prosthetic repairs including hard denture relines, partial/denture repairs, adding teeth to partials/dentures.
Bite Registrations ---Partial/Denture work to include: arranging teeth for complete and partial dentures ...Investing complete and partial dentures for processing ...Boil out and packing ...Finishing and polishing acrylic dentures ...Bending wire for clasps or partial dentures.
Proper maintenance of equipment ---Lab supply maintenance.
Organizational skills for managing the log of incoming and outgoing cases, and overseeing patient schedules to ensure cases ready on time for appointments.
Fabrication of bleaching trays and occlusal splints (bite guards) ---Proficiency in understanding occlusion and function.
Additional benefits for full-time employees:
Paid time off
6 paid holidays off
401k to name a few
Dental Laboratory Technician
This position is organizationally located in the Dental Services, Surgery Service Line of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS). He/She reports to the Chief, Dental Service.
The Dental Laboratory Technician directly collaborates with an Oral Surgeon, Prosthodontist or General Dentist to design and fabricate complex dental or dental biocompatible implants appliances. This involves (1) working with these specialists in developing the design of the
appliance, (2) personally fabricating, or overseeing the fabrication of the appliance, and (3) resolving problems in its fabrication. Such assignments require (1) a very thorough knowledge of oral anatomy, tooth morphology and dentition, (2) a thorough knowledge of
laboratory materials, tools, and equipment, and (3) a very high degree of skill in their use.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Dental Laboratory Technician Dental Laboratory Technician/00040A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a basic entry-level trainee. He/She is given a variety of developmental assignments in order to broaden skills and provide experience for progressively more complex assignments. He/She continues to gain experience and to develop their knowledge, skill and abilities through the completion of more complex assignments and the exercise of increasing authority and responsibility.
He/She will gradually assume all the duties and responsibilities of the full performance position level of the position. He/She will receive guidance and training with the expectation of functioning at the next trainee level. He/She will work under limited supervision and as they progress the amount of supervision will decrease.
Duties are performed under greater supervision and include, but are not limited to:
Collaborate directly with other Dental Laboratory Technicians and/or Laboratory Supervisor.
Pour and trim alginate impression, mounting of casts, boxing and beading final removable impressions, adaptation of various vacuum form materials over casts, construction of custom trays for both removable and fixed applications, construction of both partial and complete denture record bases, pouring of crown and bridge impressions and fabrication of die models.
Maintain proper stocking levels of all laboratory materials and inventory, working both with the other Dental Laboratory Technicians as well as clinic supervisors and acquisition management personnel.
May be required to assist dental supervisory staff with clinical inventory and supply tasks outside of lab supplies.
Clean and maintain well stocked laboratory benches, countertops and work spaces throughout the lab.
Responsible for shipping, receiving and routing of all cases to and from outside laboratories. This includes packing and unpacking lab case boxes as well as maintaining all required computer logs and case documentation including quality assurance forms.
Develop additional lab skills through working directly with professional and laboratory personnel. This includes setting of denture teeth, waxing and investing of crowns and bridges, metal finishing, and CAD CAM scanning and milling technology.
Application Open Date
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
- More About VA
- 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.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion.
The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
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.
For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/22/2018.
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
- Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-3 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Use of dental laboratory material such as impression materials, plasters, stones,drocolloids, waxes, metals, acrylics, porcelain, and similar materials; Use of laboratory equipment such as hand tools, dental lathes, engines, and hand pieces, furnaces, casting machines, presses, flasks, and related equipment; Use of precision instruments such as articulators, surveyors, and microanalyzers; and Construction of dental prosthetic appliances.
- Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have successful completion of a 2-year program (18 months) of study and training in dental technology in a school for dental laboratory technicians approved by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.
- Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level.
You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond. The successful completion of training courses in dental laboratory work in the Armed Forces or other Federal agencies will be allowed appropriate credit for specialized experience on a month-for-month basis.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
- Analytical Thinking
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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week.
Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Moderate lifting (15 to 44 lbs.),moderate carrying; pulling; pushing; use of fingers; both hands required; walking and standing; repeated bending; climbing; both legs required; near vision; far vision; both eyes required; depth perception; ability to distinguish colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.
Dental Laboratory Technician
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.
Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
Position requires employee to wear a uniform and/or protective clothing.
See Additional Information section for other Conditions of Employment.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education or 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.
To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: performing dental laboratory work such as applying a design of partial dentures, setting teeth for full or partial dentures, fabricating full or partial crowns, and/or finishing cast metal partial dentures.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-07.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
Education Substitution for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of at least one and a half years (27 semester hours) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's or equivalent graduate degree in Dentistry or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education in excess of 18 hours (total semester hours minus 18) by 9. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify.
Licensed Dentist: Licensed professional dentists will be considered qualified for any grade level if they have, in the aggregate, the required experience in dental laboratory procedures.
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
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.
Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
A pre-placement medical examination
This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption
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) 53 position.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Background checks and security clearance
Dental Laboratory Technician-Removable
The mission of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM) is "Serving Humanity to Honor God" by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Rio Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church.
Dental Laboratory Technician-Removable
Bishop Ernest T. Dixon Jr. Clinic
San Antonio, Texas
Assists dentist with fabrication of removable prosthetic appliances.
Examines molds and impressions to fabricate, alter and repair dental prostheses such as complete and partial dentures and orthodontic acrylic appliances.
Tests appliances for conformance to specifications and accuracy of occlusion, using articulators and micrometers.
Places tooth models on apparatus that mimic bite and movement of patient's jaw to evaluate functionality of model.
Melts and mixes plaster, wax, plastic, or acrylic pastes, and pours materials into molds or over frameworks to form dental prostheses or apparatus.
Completes dental prosthetics by using various hand carving and shaping tools, such as electric drills, presses, lathes and high heat furnaces.
Replaces partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial of full dentures.
Selects proper molds and shades of denture teeth to set on stone models.
Sets teeth and festoons wax to mimic natural dentition.
Flasks, packs, trims, finishes and polishes dentures to completion.
Fabricates acrylic custom trays and acrylic baseplates with Occlusal rims for bite registrations.
Repairs broken partial and complete dentures.
Relines partial and complete dentures.
Maintains appropriate records of appliances.
Pours impressions, trims models and labels lab cases.
Cleans and disinfects all laboratory areas, all dental instruments and equipment to include thorough knowledge of current practices of infection control as directed by OSHA, CDC and ADA requirements.
Maintains lab equipment according to manufacturer's instructions and schedules.
Maintains adequate clinical levels of dental laboratory supplies.
Labels all removable appliances.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Tracks and maintains adequate supplies for removable lab.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school or general education diploma (GED). Graduate of an accredited Dental Laboratory Technician program preferred. Five years of related experience and/or training required.
Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other team members.
Ability to apply understanding to carry out instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with occasional or no variables.
Certificates and Licenses:
Certification as a Dental Lab Technician (CDT) by the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratories preferred.
Demonstrates working knowledge of the Internet, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel applications.
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing 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 team member is exposed to a dental laboratory environment having indirect contact with patients and clients. Position may necessitate bending, stooping, twisting, turning, walking, climbing step stools, reaching, kneeling, crouching, sitting and standing for periods of time. Must be able to lift and maneuver 25 pounds. Color vision must be corrected to 20/20 vision.
Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) and subcontractor(s) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
MHM complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
MHM expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MHM's employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.
MHM makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodation would impose an undue business hardship. Please let us know if you need an accommodation to participate in the application process. We can be reached at 210-692-9423 or email Diane Rodriguez at email@example.com or fax at 1888-653-3968.
Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system. For assistance, please contact our Corporate Recruiter Diane Rodriguez at 210-692-9423 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Director, Central Dental Laboratory And Implant Management
Position SummaryThe Assistant Director is the first-line administrator responsible for maintaining positive operating margin at the laboratory level and for meeting and exceeding the annual budget. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Clinical Administration and Revenue Cycle Management and provides direct oversight and management support of teams within Clinical Administration to support the delivery of patient care services, which includes The Central Dental Laboratory and the Implant Management Team. The Assistant Director will assist with the development of policies and procedures for the Central Dental Laboratory and Implant Management. Supervise all laboratory and implant personnel and provides leadership and direction including recruiting, coaching and developing staff. Ensure compliance with New York College of Dentistry and any regulatory agency policies and procedures. Provide management support in operational compliance and other projects and initiatives that is requested by senior leadership. Qualifications Required Education:Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene, Finance, or Health Care Administration. Preferred Education:Masters degree in Business or Health Care Administration. Oral Health Graduate degree is highly desired. Required Experience:5+ years' progressively responsible relevant experience including managing dental laboratory and implant operations, business affairs and budget and staff management or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experienced with axi
Um Dental Software Management System and the CAD/CAM system. Preferred Experience:Experience working in an Academic Dental Center or in a major dental group practice.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Effective planning, excellent managerial, communication and project management skills. Proven ability to develop and implement policies, procedures and strategic plans that will assist technical staff to provide best in class service. Comprehensive knowledge of regulations governing Article 28 and dental quality assurance, and the processing and repairs of all types of prostheses.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Knowledge of Medicaid and HIPAA including administrative best practices for dental or health-care environment. Additional InformationEOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Clinical Laboratory Technician - Laboratory (Ch)
- Clinical Laboratory Technician – Laboratory (Catholic Health):
Primary responsibility is to perform tests on body fluids to provide information for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The ability to properly handle specimens, which will be analyzed at a later time is required. The ability to prioritize work to ensure efficient performance is required.
Senior Medical Technologist, Charge Technologist, Laboratory Manager-Supervisor-General, Automation Supervisor, Microbiology Supervisor
SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):
- Associates (AAS) Medical Laboratory Technology degree or related discipline required
- NYS Licensure Required
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to obtain information and interpret this information in terms of the patient's needs
Knowledge of growth and development
Understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients
Normal heat, light space, and safe working environment.
Ability to work in stressful situations is required.
Schedule flexibility is required.
ACTIVITY & STRENGTH (Light-Medium)
Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (0-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (neg.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg.)
Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg)
High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg)
Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg)
Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (0-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (neg.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg.)
Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (0-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (neg.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg.)
Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (0-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (neg.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg.)
Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (0-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (neg.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (neg.)
Dictionary Of Occupational Titles
Constant (C) 67-100% Workday
- Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday
Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday
Not Present (N)
- Job Demand
Walk – Frequent
Climb Stairs – Occasional
Stoop – Frequent
Kneel – Occasional
Crouch – Occasional
Reach (immediate) – Frequent
Handling – Frequent
Sitting – Occasional
Standing – Frequent
HR Use Only: NYS DOL HR Use Only: WW HR Use Only: HH
Medical Laboratory Technician - Hillsborough Laboratory
This position performs patient testing in the Hillsborough Laboratory Hospital that supports clinical services in the Hillsborough Hospital and Medical Office Building. Responsibilities include phlebotomy services, instrument maintenance, quality control, and performing laboratory tests in Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, and Transfusion Medicine.Requires Associate's degree in Medical Technology or completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician program and certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP).
Laboratory Technician I - Environmental Laboratory - Technology Center - Tucson, AZ
Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.- based natural resource company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. The Company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world's largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and gas producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.
Under close supervision, performs routine chemical and/or metallurgical analytical tasks at assigned site.
May collect samples which could include collection from rail cars or trucks in some locations
Prepare samples for analysis using established tests and techniques
Assists with/performs routine chemical and/or metallurgical analysis and reporting
Maintain laboratory instrumentation and equipment
Perform other duties as required
Demonstrated knowledge of math, chemistry and/or computer skills appropriate to the assignment
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
Associates related degree
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Outlook
Field experience and field sampling a plus
Basic knowledge of environmental protocols, i.e. EPA, AZDEQ, contract laboratories
Able to follow directions and adapt quickly to project changes
Very strong safety attitude
Willing and able to travel up to 15% of time
Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
Occasionally may be required to lift, push, pull or maneuver moderately heavy objects (up to 40 pounds) during the course of the workday
Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose "motor vehicles" includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability
Laboratory Technician II
The Massachusetts Department of Fish & Game works to preserve the state's natural resources and people's right to conservation of those resources, as protected by Article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution. To carry out this mission, the Department exercises responsibility over the Commonwealth's marine and freshwater fisheries, wildlife species, plants, and natural communities, as well as the habitats that support them.
The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries serves Massachusetts' citizens by protecting, restoring, and enhancing fishery resources and their habitats, while providing sustainable fisheries related recreational and commercial opportunities.
- A cover letter and resume expressing your interest in this position must be submitted as part of the application process. These documents must be specifically attached to the requisition for which you are applying.
The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Marine Fisheries seeks qualified applicants to serve as a Laboratory Technician II in the Age and Growth Lab.
The individual in this position will aid in the ageing of fish in the Gloucester facility. This person will be responsible for preparing fish scales, otoliths, and other hard parts for ageing. This person will also be ageing fish and collecting data using image analysis software. Aiding in field work to collect samples for ageing will also be needed at times.
DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clean and mount scales from various species of fish to glass slides.
Section and/or polish otoliths in preparation for age reading.
Prepare other fish parts such as opercula for ageing.
Assist periodically in the collection of samples to age.
Assist in the ageing of various species of fish.
Use image analysis software and excel for data collection and entry.
Assist with other Division projects as directed by supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT HIRE (List knowledges, skills, abilities):
Ability to communicate effectively.
Knowledge of general laboratory techniques.
Knowledge of the techniques used in handling laboratory samples.
Ability to understand and apply the policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to maintain accurate records.
Ability to work in a team setting.
Ability and willingness to do repetitive tasks.
Proficient with Microsoft Excel.
QUALIFICATIONS ACQUIRED ON THE JOB:
Knowledge of image analysis software.
Knowledge of ageing protocols.
This position will require someone willing to help occasionally with other projects within the agency, which may require working unusual hours.
Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's Class D license or equivalent license from the state in which you reside.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in laboratory work in a recognized clinical, medical, hospital, chemical, water quality, public health, biological, bacteriological, marine sciences or materials testing laboratory, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. An Associate's degree or higher with a major in medical technology chemistry, bacteriology, food science and technology, environmental science, chemical or environmental engineering, wastewater technology, oceanography or the biological sciences may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
II. The successful completion of one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, education toward a degree at a recognized medical or dental school may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
III. The successful completion of training in a recognized school or hospital course, or an American Medical Association (AMA) approved training program for laboratory technicians or medical technologists may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
IV. Registration as a medical technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the International Society for Clinical Laboratory Technicians or American Medical Technologists or as a bacteriologist by the National Registry of Microbiologists may be substituted for the required experience.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Medical Laboratory Technician - Clinical Laboratory Services
Providence is calling a Medical Laboratory Technician (Per Diem, Variable shifts) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
We are seeking a laboratorian to perform the essential laboratory testing that is critical to the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
In this position you will:
Plan, perform and evaluate routine and complex laboratory tests in your assigned department(s), which could include: hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, and/or immunohematology (blood bank).
Responsible for planning, performing, and evaluating laboratory testing analysis and quality control.
Maintain communications with physicians, patients, other hospital personnel, professional associations, and other organizations. Operate instruments and perform maintenance function checks and trouble-shoot.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree in related health science or graduate from an approved MLT program
Completion of or eligible for a MLT, CLA or HEWcertification exam
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Experience in medical laboratory in a medium to high complexity laboratory
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
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