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National Dentex Dental Lab Technician I (Denture Finish) in Topeka, Kansas

Description

Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 60+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at NDX Heumann Topeka Lab in Topeka, KS for a Full-Time Dental Lab Technician I (Denture Finish). Experience is not required. We provide hands on training!!

The regular hours for this position are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.

This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K with company contribution; and tuition reimbursement!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist.

  • Break processed removable restorations out of flasks and match back to the correct case pan.

  • Remove excess acrylic flash using burs and or cutting wheels

  • Remove excess acrylic from metal areas of partial dentures and from teeth

  • Add final anatomy to present an aesthetic appearance and good function

  • Seat back to models to check for correct fit, adjust if necessary. If need to have partial clasps adjusted for correct fit, take to the appropriate person

  • Repair any areas of the acrylic that have holes, porosity, or scarring using cold cure acrylic technique

  • Final polish using pumice and high shine materials

  • Maintain a clean work area

  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Excellent eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity

  • Detail oriented

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Meet and sustain production

    Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:
  • Small machinery

  • Hand-pieces

  • Chemicals

    Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time

Qualifications

Behaviors

Required

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Education

Required

  • High School or Equivalent or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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