Dental Lab Technician 1 | Encino | ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers

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Dental Lab Technician 1 | Encino

Location

Encino, CA

Type

Full Time

Department

Dental Lab

Experience

Experienced

Dental Lab Technician 1

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:
ClearChoice dental laboratory technicians work onsite at the dentist office to fill prescriptions from those dentists. They use 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 dentist and auxiliary staff. The Tech 1 will work under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager if one is assigned or The Most Senior Tech in the Lab. While work methods follow established procedures and practices, candidates are expected to consult with their doctors and team using a high degree of judgment on a patient-by-patient basis.
Responsibilities:

  •  Setup and clean working areas on a daily basis
  • Disinfection of all dental materials received from the clinical teams
  • Pouring of dental impressions and mounting of casts
  • Processing of acrylic resins using injection techniques
  •  Use of dental laboratory materials such as impression materials, plasters, stones, hydrocolloids, waxes, metals, acrylics, composites and similar materials
  • Use of laboratory equipment such as hand tools, dental lathes, hand pieces, presses, flasks, etc.
  •   Scanning of dental casts in a 3D scanner

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
  • 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.

Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • Previous dental lab experience is a plus
  • Current Dental Technician Certification (i.e. CDT) or a graduate from an accredited dental laboratory technology program preferred, but not required
  •  Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (10-hour shifts)
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Commitment to providing world class products and high-quality work
  • Effective communicator within a team environment
  •  Ability to work in a fast-paced clinical environment
  • Ability to excel in a customer driven culture
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems and ability to learn new software is essential

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 $24 – $29 DOE. 
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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