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Willamette Dental Management Corporation Lab Technician - Ortho | Vancouver, WA (Hazel Dell) in Vancouver, Washington

With more than 400,000 patients throughout our 50+ practice locations in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and a built-in specialty referral network to more than 30 specialists, Willamette Dental Group has been a leader in preventive and proactive dental care since 1970. What makes this multi-specialty group practice unique, and better, is a commitment to proactively facilitating the best possible health outcomes.

As a member of the Willamette Dental Group team, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We are a performance based culture and offer a generous and comprehensive benefit package. Among the many amenities we offer are medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and a robust wellness program. Additionally, we offer a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match, tuition assistance and much more.

The Lab Tech maintains and improves patients' oral health by fabricating fixed and removable prostheses according to dentist prescriptions.

  • Must be able to accomplish all general duties including; interpreting lab Rx, supply inventory, equipment maintenance and operation, model production and articulation, infection control procedures, polishing appliances, shipping and receiving.

  • Carry out all duties within guidelines of company’s infection control protocol.

  • Majority of time (approximately 60%) is spent performing tasks in some or all of the following categories:

  • Crown & Bridge – all general duties, production of crown and bridge models, maintaining of log book for cases, waxing, casting and finishing gold crowns, use lab scanner and design software for single unit anterior and posterior crowns, soldering and simple repairs.

  • Dentures & Partials – all general duties, custom trays, bite rims, flasking and processing, simple set ups and repairs, relines, vacuum formed splints and night guards and bleaching trays.

  • Ortho – all general duties, model work, processing and finishing, simple repairs and set ups, custom trays, vacuum formed splints and night guards and bleaching trays.

High school diploma or GED required and dental tech trade preferred OR equivalent combination of education and experience which will provide the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Dental terminology as applied to the dental technician occupation.

  • Principles, practices, methods and techniques of dental laboratory technology.

  • Sterilization and safety procedures.

  • Dental laboratory tools and equipment.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Excellent oral and written skills.

  • Work methodically and reliably in a highly organized manner.

  • Maintain accurate and detailed records related to the work.

  • Operate and maintain dental tools and equipment.

  • Repair and/or reline dentures.

  • Pay attention to detail.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

External Title: Lab Technician - Ortho | Vancouver, WA (Hazel Dell)

Schedule: 5 8-Hour Days

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Street: Dental Lab