Become part of a Migrant and Community Health Center, where you will have:
- A passionate purpose
- Do worthwhile work
- Make a difference in people’s lives
InterCare is searching for a fulltime Dental Laboratory Technician to join our team in Benton Harbor!
The Dental Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing a wide range of dental lab procedures to assist the dentist in creating removable prosthetics, according to policy and procedure of InterCare Community Health Network.
At InterCare Community Health Network, we believe all people have the right to equal access to quality health care.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides clinical support and lab procedures for dental provider
Pours impressions as requested by dentist
Repairs existing partial or full dentures
Fabricates base plates, custom impression trays and wax rims per doctor’s specifications
Mounts articulated models on an articulator and records bite relations as indicated
Sets denture teeth per doctor’s prescription
Wax, process and finish removable dental appliances
Operate and maintain instruments, equipment and inventory
Maintains records relative to work performed
Experience and Skills:
Job duties require knowledge and training in the field of dental laboratory technician, typically acquired during the completion two- year associates degree or a certificate program.
Working knowledge of dental lab equipment and a broad range of materials to create tooth replacements that are realistic and aesthetically pleasing, as well as functional.
Ability to do precision work with hands, work independently and an attention to detail.
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of accepted sterilization and safety protocols, Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals and OSHA standards.
InterCare Community Heath Network provides a rewarding and challenging work environment, and a very competitive benefits package which includes: a generous paid time off package including paid holidays, competitive wages, tuition assistance program, medical, prescription, dental, and life insurance. InterCare Community Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
InterCare Community Health Network is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Bangor, Michigan. We employ 400 medical and dental health professionals and support personnel at multiple locations. InterCare is a federally qualified health center dedicated to improving individual health and reducing health issues in communities that we serve. We pursue our vision through the delivery of a broad range of primary care services and by promoting open access for all. InterCare's main focus is on disease prevention, wellness, and regular and timely treatment of chronic conditions. We pride ourselves on excellent communications with our patients, and on a strong health education focus that helps our patients and their families become involved in their own health care.