Dental Laboratory Technician Apprentice 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 assigned to the Central Dental Laboratory Service, North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas.
Depending upon workload requirements throughout the lab, any of the following duties may be assigned:
Perform all steps necessary to fabricate all types of porcelain/metal and resin restorations to form an anatomically correct reproduction of a tooth.
Fabricate frameworks for more complicated single crowns and fixed partial dentures including, those with acute or severe abnormalities.
Solder and laser welds fixed restorations, when indicated.
Provide guidance to lower grade technicians in cooperation with supervisor.
May be assigned other duties of comparable complexity as needed to facilitate workflow and expedite patient care.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:30 am
4:00 pm and 11:30 am
Position Description/Dental Laboratory Technician/8283-A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Application Open Date
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
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- VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process.
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.
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, 03/23/2018.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-8 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
- Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 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, hydrocolloids, 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.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Applies Technology to Tasks
Attention to Detail
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.
The duties of this position are mostly sedentary, with some walking, standing, bending, and lifting of objects not more than 10 pounds in weight. The position requires a high degree of skill in the use of hands and a high level of precision.
Dental Assistant Apprentice
With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you'll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You'll grow your skills and expertise in a challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.
Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging.
Trains in the practical skills and knowledge necessary to become a fully qualified Dental Assistant, while assisting in maintaining an efficiently operating dental clinic.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Prefer 6 months of work experience.
Must be able to acquire CPR and Radiology certification within 2 months of hire date.
Dental equipment and instruments.
Dental anatomy, basic dental instrumentation, basic dental assisting
Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
Ten paid holidays
Comprehensive healthcare coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Wellness Center
YKHC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.
Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants who meet minimum requirements according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.
Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health
For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: email@example.com or 1-800-478-8905
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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
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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the
right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO
Flint Hills Resources is looking for a Laboratory Scientist Co-op to join our Analytical Services Laboratory team in Wichita, KS.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
In this co-op position, you will perform routine chemical analysis and other work under the supervision of senior personnel. You'll be expected to complete work assignments within specified schedules, report data according to existing formats with professional integrity and honesty, work well with others and be willing to contribute to team work assignments while adhering to the FHR's environmental and safety policies.
What You Will Need:
Previous experience working in a laboratory (classroom experience is applicable)
Previous science courses at the college level
Currently enrolled in classes and pursuing a degree in chemistry OR another science-related field
Must complete a Bachelor's degree by June 2019
This position requires work in a laboratory and may require the candidate to stand for up to 8 hours a day
This co-op is a part-time position and work schedule will be flexible and based on the selected candidate's class schedule. Candidates must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-4:45pm)
What Will Put You Ahead?
- Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry who will complete the degree by June 2019
Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?
This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
Apprentice Diesel Technician (Technician Apprentice Program)
Assist with general workshop activities while completing on the job and classroom based training.
Assist in cleaning, disassembling and other basic workshop activities
Learns Standard Repair Times (SRTs) and follows documented procedures and policies to complete basic repairs and maintenance
Assists with completing required documentation, such as work completed documentation and time sheets via handwritten forms or business system input screens
Completes training in line with skill and business requirements
Maintains work area and tools for cleanliness and proper operation
Ensure adherence to all relevant Health, Safety & Environmental policies, procedures and legislation and reports any issues / incidents to their supervisor
No global skill level definition. Number of levels and skills to be defined locally based on local requirements
Education, Licenses, Certifications
Secondary school diploma or equivalent
Minimal level of work shop experience required or basic level knowledge of engine products
Basic mechanical knowledge
At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, age, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or other status protected by law.
Field Service Technician Apprentice
For over 80 years, The Gorman-Rupp Company has been designing, manufacturing and selling pumps and pumping systems for use in water, wastewater, construction, industrial, original equipment, agriculture, fire protection, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning and other liquid-handling applications.
We have an exciting career opportunity for a Field Service Technician Apprentices at our Mansfield, Ohio location.
Provides telephone support to ensure that customers and field issues are resolved in an effective, courteous, and timely manner.
Responsible for daily communication in assisting distribution and customers in hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical troubleshooting.
Travel to assist customers and distribution in resolving field related issues.
Provide distributer/customer training as required.
Ensures that a professional relationship exists between Gorman-Rupp and all customers and distribution.
Complete documentation regarding field service related trips.
Complete in-field repairs of electrical, system hydraulics, and mechanical repair, including fiberglass repair and conduct testing, to ensure repair quality.
Works closely with the Engineering, Sales, and GR Academy departments, to correct field related issues requiring engineering revisions, assist with pumps and pump applications, and conduct field and factory seminars.
Coordinate the sale of vendor related items between the Parts and Strategic Sourcing departments.
Work Closely with Strategic Sourcing to communicate field related issues with purchased commodities, making recommendations for revisions or replacement.
Complete outlined training log.
Basic knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulics.
Strong trouble-shooting and problem solving skills.
Service oriented and sincere willingness to assist others.
Ability to use required office and shop tools to performance necessary job functions.
Excellent communication and public relation skills.
As a Gorman-Rupp team member, you are the key to achieving our goal of customer satisfaction. You will be encouraged to challenge yourself, share your expertise, and have the opportunity to grow both professionally and personally. We have a culture and environment that fosters teamwork, accountability, recognition, and pride. Apply today to join our team!
To apply for this job email your details to HRAdmin@gormanrupp.com
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
1st and 2nd shifts are available. Shift differential bonuses are included for 2nd shift positions.
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
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
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