Dental Lab Manager | St. Louis | ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers

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Dental Lab Manager | St. Louis

Location

St. Louis, MO

Type

Full Time

Department

Dental Lab

Experience

Experienced

Dental Lab Manager

Company Summary
ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers are a national network of dental implant centers founded in 2005 to provide innovative dental implant care to patients across the United States. ClearChoice has experienced strong growth over the years and today is a leader in the United States in providing dental implant treatments.  Driven by a collective desire to improve the lives of prospective patients, ClearChoice helps people reclaim their health, smile and confidence. Beyond restoring teeth, this is about people getting their lives back.  This mission-focused work has enabled the Clearchoice network to achieve four straight years of double-digit growth, yet we’ve only reached a small portion of the population who could benefit from ClearChoice services.  ClearChoice Management Services, LLC (CCMS) provides administrative practice management services to the ClearChoice network.  

We are searching for individuals who can help us continue pursuing our goal of reaching prospective patients and helping to transform their lives.   When you join ClearChoice, you are joining a team of individuals with passion, conviction, and integrity whose mission is to be the Platform of Hope for those in need of our services. Come help us write the next chapter of our story!

Position Summary
The ClearChoice Dental Laboratory Manager oversees all functions of the assigned ClearChoice Center Laboratory. The Manager’s responsibilities will include both technical and supervisory duties. They will be responsible for the training and development of all laboratory technicians at the center as well as the implementation of new products and technologies. The Manager will be expected to communicate regularly with CCMS management and take a active role within the CCMS Laboratory Network. The Manager will use their advanced technical skills to construct sophisticated implant-based dental prosthetics to exacting standards for fit and esthetics and use critical thinking to develop and share complex solutions with the Center Prosthodontist as well as auxiliary team members. While work methods follow established procedures and practices, candidates are expected to consult with their clinicians and team using a high degree of judgment on a patient-by-patient basis.

What We Offer:

  • Benefits of working for a World-Class organization with some of the top dental lab technicians in the industry
  • Work in an environment where you will hone and improve your skills by working on challenging cases
  • Work hard and play hard – We work a four 10-hour day (M-Th) schedule which means you have a 3-day weekend every week so that you can enjoy time with your friends and family
  • We offer industry leading compensation and benefits
  • You have the opportunity to work with leading edge technology, in top notch dental facilities.
  • Enjoy the opportunity to work directly with the Prosthodontist, and see the work you do appreciated by the patients who benefit from it.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise all laboratory personnel and laboratory processes.
  • Oversee the receiving and entering of all laboratory work and accompanying materials including impressions, models and components.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for the accurate and on time manufacturing of the prosthetics within a patient-driven schedule.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and record fractured or broken prosthesis.
  • Construct and monitor a schedule for equipment, instruments and facility maintenance.
  • Responsible for all laboratory related supplies and ordering through paper and/or computer-based purchase order systems.
  • Teaching and training of technicians and auxiliary team.
  • Operate computers and standard office type applications such as web browsers, word processing and
  • spreadsheet software applications as well as dental laboratory specific applications.
  • Maintain only the highest degree of professionalism and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • A minimum of ten years of hands-on technical experience with at least two years serving in a technical supervision or management capacity.
  • Digital Design Experience highly preferred
  • 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
    • Overdentures
    • Implant-based restorative techniques
    • Knowledge of dental science, anatomy and esthetics 

Working Conditions:
ClearChoice operates two-three person dental laboratories 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 Friday. Days and hours may vary. 

Compensation and Benefits:
Hour base compensation $35 – $40 an hour.  Relocation packages also available
In addition to your base compensation, depending on position, you may be eligible for a quarterly or annual bonus (potential bonuses are merit based). Medical Insurance Coverage, Dental Insurance Coverage, Vision Insurance Coverage, Retirement Plan (401K) options are provided as an additional benefit of employment with ClearChoice.

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