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Denture Technicians assist doctors in organizing the work of the laboratory to optimize productivity. They are responsible for fabricating quality prosthetic products to provide functional and aesthetically pleasing dentures for our patients. An ideal candidate uses logic and reasoning to identify strengths/weaknesses of alternative approaches to any issues that arise. Applicants are expected to prioritize and adapt to changing situations in a calm and professional manner. Applicants must be able to follow instructions and standardized work practices and communicate clearly. We want you if you have a positive, upbeat attitude and can work well with others.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Reading and understanding dentists' prescriptions; communicating with dentists as needed
Preparing models, trimming dies, wax-up, cast and polish full gold restorations, inlays, onlays, crowns and full-gold bridges
Following manufacturer's recommendations for curing time and technique.
Ensuring that removable prostheses are polished and disinfected prior to delivery
Cleaning and sterilizing work areas and equipment
2 years experience in a dental lab preferred
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Denture Lab Trainee - Moline
As a lab technician trainee with Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI), you will train to manage your own in-office lab and support the achievement of optimal practice performance. Candidates will be responsible for the full lifecycle of denture fabrication to ensure 100% patient satisfaction. ADMI's Lab Technician Training Program is customized to work with trainees at different levels of prior experience and skill. It is expected that some will progress faster than others, depending on the individual. Program guidelines provide approximate time periods during which the material should be able to be learned. Procedure assessments provide trainers and trainees with feedback as training progresses.
About Aspen Dental Management, Inc. Aspen Dental-branded practices are supported by ADMI, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical business support to licensed, independent dentists.
The fabrication of quality prosthetic denture products in accordance with established protocols, under supervision of trainer.
Complete prosthetic repairs, relines and re-bases according to established protocols, under supervision of trainer.
Completion of required production reporting within established timelines and reporting parameters, under supervision of trainer.
Preparation of laboratory supply orders in accordance with established protocols, adhering to determined budgetary guidelines, under supervision of a trainer.
Minimum Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED
Prior dental lab or dental assisting experience a plus, but not required
Prior art experience, such as sculpting and special effects a plus, but not required
Interest in training to become a dental lab technician, focusing on removables - full and partial dentures
Must possess good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
Must possess the ability to follow detailed directions without difficulty
Must be able to easily communicate written and verbal directions with the Trainer
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
The overall function of the Waxer Operator Assistant is to stack waxed boxes onto the auto load former and perform the following duties.
Ensure proper count s in load.
Assures load is stacked to customer's specifications and load tags contain proper information.
Refer to order spec sheet and other information to assure counts and other specified information is correct.
Assist operator in machine set up.
Monitor quality of product exiting the waxer machine.
Clean up using broom and blowing down machinery.
Demonstrate capability to become operator and, if such capability is demonstrated, will fill in for operator during absences.
Occasionally cut dunnage on band saw.
Place dunnage onto loads, and occasionally onto pallets. Normally the dunnage is placed onto the load former.
Slide waxed boxes onto load former, requiring sliding boxes over rollers to the load former at approximately 4' distance to form loads.
Occasionally hand feed the waxer.
Understand unitizing instructions (positioning of boxes according to diagram).
Operate controls to raise, lower height of load former at 3' control panel height. May assist in other areas as assigned in finishing department.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
Griffin GA 30223
Submit a Resume and Cover Letter* during the announcement period listed above to:
ATTN: Carlene Smith
900 N Stiles Ave, Ste. 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-3234
This position is located at Sequoyah Lodge in Wagoner, OK.
- Cover Letter must include a current address and telephone number, as well as the title of the position for which you are applying.
Pursuant to 21 O.S. – 481, Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department (OTRD) avoids hiring relatives of individuals already employed by OTRD. The OTRD Nepotism Policy (P121) is strictly enforced, therefore, managers are strongly discouraged from hiring immediate family members. Please indicate on your application or cover letter if you have any relatives or friends that are employed at OTRD.
TO BE CONSIDERED:
Any individual may apply for an unclassified posting.
Employment Application must be postmarked by the closing date of announcement.
OTRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.
Houseman II (6502)
Under general direction, performs varied work involving the performance of assigned cleaning and upkeep tasks and other related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Sweeps, mops, dusts, polishes, waxes and otherwise cleans specifically assigned rooms, corridors, stair and facades.
Keeps ice water coolers, sand boxes, spittoons, fish bowls, stoves, refrigerators and similar furnishings in clean, usable condition.
Does occasional minor repair work on furnishings, such as tightening loose screws.
Assists in shifting about of furnishings.
Collects and disposes of waste, trash and garbage.
Cares for equipment such as mops, brooms and dust clothes.
Operates a vacuum cleaner or waxer at intervals.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Ability to work long hours while standing.
Ability to follow simple oral instructions.
Good physical condition.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Three (3) Months of experience in custodial work.
Veteran's preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.
Custodian, CAA - Iraq
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Custodian, CAA - Iraq
The CAA (Cleared Access Area) Custodian/Escort will support PAE's Federal Programs in Iraq.
The CAA Custodian/Escort performs custodial services in the Embassy office area, conference rooms, special purpose (data processing and communication) areas, restrooms, lobbies, corridors and stairways
Cleans office, corridors, restrooms, stairwells and other areas, including floors, walls and windows; shampoos carpets as necessary; performs dusting, sweeping, washing, vacuuming, stripping, waxing, polishing, replacing lights, cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, waxers and polishers.
Escorts uncleared employees into classified areas and monitors them while the perform maintenance duties
Custodian/Escort must have a minimum of one year successful experience in a custodial position for an office and /or residential facility
The CAA Custodian/Escort must have a minimum of one year successful experience escorting uncleared employees into classified areas
Performs other duties as required
Citizenship: US Citizenship is required for this position
Security Vetting: Must possess or have the ability to obtain an Active Secret security clearance and maintain eligibility throughout the contract
Must be able to lift and carry seventy pounds
Education: High school graduate or GED is required
Professional English communication skills, both oral and written
Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination
- Experience working with PAE
- Experience working with SOW
- Prior overseas experience is highly desirable
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must possess or have the ability to obtain/maintain a Secret Security clearance for the duration of the program.
Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in supporting custodial and escort functions at an overseas facility
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules
Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective
Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team
Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change
Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information
An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE's hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the Law Poster
Custodian - King Street Primary& Intermediate- Internal Posting Custodial Bargaining Unit Members Only
The job of Custodian was established for the purpose/s of providing custodial services at assigned site(s); ensuring an attractive, sanitary and safe environment for students, staff and visitors; performing a variety of special cleaning operations; and assisting in preparing facilities for classroom activities and campus events
Cleans assigned facilities and/or grounds (e.g. classrooms, offices, gym, restrooms, cafeteria, multipurpose rooms, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment.
Performs minor, job related, maintenance on custodial equipment, classroom furniture and fixtures (e.g. change vacuum cleaner belts, bags, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring proper functioning and usability of items.
Performs summer maintenance (e.g. strip/wax floors, moves furniture, painting, etc.) for the purpose of completing and/or facilitating summer construction.
Prepares site for daily operations (e.g. opening gates, raising flags, sweeping walkway, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring facilities are operational and hazard free.
Replenishes classroom and rest room supplies (e.g. paper towels, soap, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring adequate quantities for daily use.
Responds to immediate safety and/or operational concerns (e.g. facility damage, vandalism, alarms, etc.) for the purpose of taking appropriate action or notifying appropriate personnel for resolution.
Assist in maintaining seasonal grounds work (i.e. snow removal)
Performs work at heights of up to 12 feet using ladders and/or scaffolding for the purpose of cleaning, changing light bulbs, replacing ceiling tiles, etc.
Daily attendance and punctuality are required for the purpose of ensuring the goals of the work unit can be met.
Secures facilities and grounds (e.g. doors, gates, alarms, lights, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing property damage, equipment loss and/or potential liability.
Supports District maintenance staff (e.g. grounds, trades, general maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of completing site custodial activities.
Attends in-service training (e.g., instruction on blood-borne pathogens, cleaning solvents, floor care, first aid, etc.) for the purpose of receiving information on new and/or improved procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
Ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
Ability to work with little or no supervision.
Team building Skills
Decision making skills
Problem solving skills
Effective verbal and listening communications skills
Time management skills
- Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
The Custodial is a physically demanding position. The incumbent must spend the entire time at work standing, walking, lifting heavy objects, operating medium weight cleaning equipment such
as floor buffers, sweeping and mopping floors and moving desks and furniture. The incumbent isrequired to do a great deal of stretching and bending, often in awkward positions. Operating floor
polishers and waxers are particularly hard on back muscles.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as cleaning supplies, pails and unloading trucks. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 100 pounds such as salt and bulk furniture. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Monday through Friday
Hours are 3-5p.m at King Street Intermediate and 5-11:30p.m.at King Street Primary
Hours of work may be adjusted to meet the needs of the district.
Grade 1 Custodian pay based on Union Contract
Please go on-line at www.danbury.k12.ct.us job listings
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 Lab Tech - 3
At ClearChoice, our objective is to ensure the highest quality of care by not only using specialists to deliver treatment, but to have all the specialists at one location, working together as a team supported by state-of-the-art imaging equipment and an on-site laboratory. We are committed to providing life-changing procedures to our patients while they experience world-class customer service.
ClearChoice dental laboratory technicians work onsite at the dental practice to fill prescriptions from those dentists. They use advanced technical skills to construct sophisticated implant-based dental prosthetics to exacting standards for fit, function and esthetics. They use critical thinking to develop and share complex solutions with the dentists 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 and work under the supervision of the Doctor and Area Lab Director. While work methods follow established procedures and practices, candidates are expected to consult or collaborate with their doctors and team using a high degree of technical judgment and communication on a patient-by-patient basis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Pouring of dental impressions and mounting of casts using face bow and appropriate bite registration
Model preparation, articulation and Scanning for Digital fabrication
Processing of acrylic resins using injection techniques
Denture and hybrid type restoration repairs
Competence with the conversion of a denture into the interim hybrid prosthesis
Working knowledge of fundamental Occlusal principles, schemes and classifications
Fabrication of temporary partials, flippers and night guards and understanding occlusion as it applies to these prostheses
Use of dental laboratory materials such as impression materials, plasters, stones, hydrocolloids, waxes, metals, acrylics, composites and similar materials
Use and maintenance of laboratory equipment such as hand tools, dental lathes, model grinders, handpieces, presses, flasks, steamers, light curing units, pressures pots, etc.
Proficient with manufacturing and fitting of all aspects of full-arch dental prosthetics including accurate manufacturing and articulation of implant models, setting of denture teeth, denture processing and all related components and processes
Working knowledge of fundamental Occlusal principles, schemes and classifications as they apply to the fabrication of various dental prostheses
Understanding of preferred bar designs and assist Doctor with approval process of Titanium milled bars
Knowledge of milled Zirconia bridges, design and approval process
Proven competence with the conversion of a denture into the interim hybrid prosthesis
Denture and hybrid type restoration/repairs Troubleshoot, repair, and restore fractured or broken prosthesis
Maintenance of the laboratory facilities, equipment and instruments under the direction of the manager
Maintain a clean, organized working environment on a daily basis
Verify work orders and accompanying materials including impressions, bite records, models and components
Understand and reinforce Infection Control, PPE, HIPAA, and OSHA Safety Compliance Standards
Sterilization/disinfection of all dental materials received from and delivered to the clinical teams
Packaging, shipping and receiving of cases to and from vendors
Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
Support a positive culture with fellow technicians and clinical staff through respectful and appropriate working relationships
Maintain the highest degree of professionalism
Assist with the 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
Assist with Daily and weekly caseflow or production management, case work prioritization, delegation using manual or computer based systems
Operate computers and standard office type applications such as web browsers, word processing and spreadsheet software applications as well as dental laboratory specific applications.
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 knowledge of:
Full arch hybrid restorations
Complete dentures and Overdentures
Implant-based restorative techniques
Working knowledge of Occlusal schemes (Monoplane, Centric, Lingualized)
Basic knowledge of dental science, materials, anatomy and esthetics
ClearChoice operates one-five person dental laboratory 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 hourly wage 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.
The Dental Assistant assists the dentist in many aspects of direct patient care and performs other clinical and clerical functions independent of direct supervision.
Work Schedule: Monday
Friday, 7:00 am
3:30 pm. Hours may vary based on the needs of the Service.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Keeps operative field clear of debris and retracts oral tissues effectively and comfortably
Prepares dental medicaments and impression materials per manufacturer's instructions
Accomplishes all intra-operative procedures within standard infection control protocols
Assists in routine general dental procedures
Assists in specialized dental procedures, such as oral surgery, endodontics, and periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Dental Imaging
Images are characterized by diagnostic quality, accurately oriented and exposed.
Dental imaging safety techniques are utilized, and retakes are minimized.
Imaging requests are accomplished within the desired time frame. Infection Control and Equipment Sterilization
Instruments are properly prepared for sterilization by SPD standards.
Instruments are prepared in a manner that does not delay clinical care.
Demonstrates proper infection control procedures in exposing images. Clerical Functions
Assists patients in scheduling appointments.
Assists in filling gaps in the doctor's schedule due to late cancellations and failed appointments.
Assists dentist in charting findings and treatment plans in patient records. Information Management
Maintains patient confidentiality per HIPAA with written and verbal information.
Follows computer security regulations. Patient Safety
Modifies care as necessitated by patient's age and abilities (patient transfer and position).
Provides accurate and understandable instructions to patients.
Participates in patient identification and time out per JCAHO requirements.
Monitors patient condition during treatment, being alert for signs of physical distress. Employee Education
Complies with Employee Education requirements.
Completes mandatory annual safety training sessions. Dental Laboratory Functions
Pours impressions and prepares study models.
Makes final denture impression trays and prepares bite rims.
Performs other dental laboratory functions as time and skill levels allow. Direct Patient Care
Pours impressions and prepares study models.
Makes final denture impression trays and prepares bite rims.
Fabrication of temporary crowns.
Placement of temporary restorations.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Experience. Six months experience that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work or provides familiarity with the work OR
Education: Successful completion of a 1-year dental assistant program accredited by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combinations of experience and education are qualifying.
Experience/Education Combination: Equivalent combinations of experience and education are qualifying.
Certification: Public Law 97-35 requires that persons who administer radiologic procedures meet the credentialing standards in 42 CFR Part 75. Essentially, they must have successfully completed an educational program that meets or exceeds the standards described in that regulation, and is accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education, and be certified as radiographers in their field.
Provisions for Certification of Radiologic Competence. Successful completion of the Dental Radiation Health and Safety Examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board Inc.; OR Successful completion of the Principles and Practice of Dental Radiology and Radiographic Safety courses and examinations developed by the Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Dentistry; OR Successful completion of a radiation health and safety program examination approved by a state board of dentistry or the Department of Defense (DOD).
Non-certified applicants who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for certification of radiologic competence may be given a temporary appointment as a graduate dental assistant under the authority of 38 U.S.C. § 7405 (a) (1) (D). Failure to obtain certification during that period is justification for termination of the temporary appointment. This will result in removal from the GS-681 series and may result in termination of employment.?Preferred Experience:?Certification in basic life support methods is highly desirable.
Certification by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). The American Dental Association (ADA) recognizes DANB as the national certification for Dental Assistants. DANB certification is not required, but highly desirable for the appointment of Dental Assistants up to and including the full performance level, and is required for all positions above the full performance level.
GS-06: At least 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level that demonstrates the core competencies described at that level. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs:
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1.Ability to identify normal oral anatomy.
2.Advanced knowledge of instruments, materials, and standardized dental procedures used in all phases of restorative, surgical, endodontic and periodontal care and procedures.
3.Ability to monitor and perform basic interpretation of vital signs.
4.Ability to independently provide procedure-specific patient education and appropriate referral of patient concerns to treating dentist.
5.Ability to capture standard and special dental images of good diagnostic quality in traditional or digital formats.
6.Ability to perform maintenance on dental equipment used for routine and specialty dentistry.
7.Ability to enter and retrieve data utilizing electronic dental records.
8.Ability to perform dental assistant-appropriate laboratory procedures.
If you are basing your qualifications on education, or a combination of education and experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial) or an appropriate course listing with your application. 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.
References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G36.This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-06.
Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others.
Depending on the essential duties of a specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing, or speech may be required. However, in most cases, a specific physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant for appointment. The loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid.
Dental Assistant Requirements:
Moderate lifting (15 - 44 pounds); Light carrying (15 pounds and under); Pushing (1 / 2 hour); Use of fingers; Both hands required; Standing (up to 8 hours); Corrected vision accepted; Hearing without aid.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: .
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an .
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the grade and salary at which the candidate will be placed. For internal selectees eligible for promotion, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy.
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.
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: .
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
Other Veterans Document
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire.
You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit .
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
Mental Health Worker - Emergency (Per Diem)
Excellence, Safety, Caring, Integrity….What do you value?
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond.
By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
Under the direction of the Regional Director, Nurse Manager, Registered Nurse (RN), the ED Mental Health Worker will assist in the delivery of care to patients and their family. The ED Mental Health Worker fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care that fosters the best interest and well-being of the patient and family.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
1.Assists the RN or other primary care giver by performing routing nursing care measures as delegated and contributing information in daily management of patient care.
2.Delivers assistance in patient hygiene such as baths, showers grooming, mouth and denture care. Assists with elimination via bed pans, urinals etc. Transfers and ambulates patients. Preps patients for meals and other activities of daily living. Obtains vital signs and documents care rendered in the Emergency Department Chart.
3.Performs technical procedures as delegated such as taking and recording patient vital signs, performing pre/post procedural care and assisting with more complicated treatments or diagnostic procedures. Prepares patients for admissions, transfers, and discharges. Obtains lab specimens on identified patients using appropriate techniques based on Emergency Department policy and procedure and under the direction of an RN.
4.Performs phlebotomy duties including the drawing of blood for patients as delegated. Transports patients, specimens and supplies as needed.
5.Assists RNs in maintaining unit standards by returning equipment properly labeled, maintaining a clean & safe unit environment, orders and maintains supplies and keeping hallways free of equipment and clutter.
6.Performs duties in accordance with suicide precaution policy.
7.Maintains annual competencies in accordance with department guidelines to include the seclusion/restraint/sitter policy.
8.Performs a variety of secretarial duties.
9.Demonstrates knowledge of care for required age-specific populations necessary to carry out safe and effective performance of duties.
10. Rounds on patients or answers call bells to determine patient needs and advises nurse of needs beyond scope of practice.
11. Performs 12 lead EKG with correct patient identifiers and accurate lead placement.
12. Performs all other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Corpsman/Medic, presently enrolled in Registered Nurse Preparation Program having completed one semester of a Medical/Surgical rotation, or at lease one (1) year of acute care experience and or mental health experience.
License and Certification:
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire. Ability to obtain and maintain pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of hire. Ability to obtain and maintain Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) certification within 90 days of hire.
Phlebotomy experience. Computer and clerical experience. Current Backus PCT with two (2) years of experience and or current Backus Mental Health worker with 2 years experience.
License and Certification:
Current State of Connecticut EMT certification or current State of Connecticut CNA certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Working knowledge of basic patient care procedures, strong customer service orientation. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with patients, departments, employees, physicians and managers.
Must be organized, flexible and a team player. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Ability to handle multiple priorities. Demonstrates initiative in all job related activities.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Work is performed in accordance with instructions and procedures. Ability to react and perform under emergency situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
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