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Licensed Denturist - Full Time - (Possible Sign On Bonus) Beaverton, OR

Location: Aloha, OR Job Number: 654094 Date posted: 11/29/2017
Description: To provide competent, high-quality prosthetic appliances to KPDCP membership that is aesthetically, phonetically and technically acceptable to the patient and PDA Peer Review.

Essential Functions:
  • Works independently to conduct oral examinations, consultations, prosthetic evaluations, cancer screening and recognition of adverse conditions. Provides reviews of members' medical history, x-rays, and treatment planning. Takes impressions, bite registrations, and makes tooth and shade selections. Fabricates acrylic and/or mental partials as prescribed by the dentist of record, including the clasping of live teeth from impressions to delivery. Achieves acceptable vertical dimension and proper occlusion. Performs postoperative adjustments and relines. Provides, as needed, direction to laboratory personnel regarding individual prosthetic appliance construction. Provides input to performance evaluation for their dental assistant if applicable. Adheres to program infection control guidelines.
  • Assures customer satisfaction by anticipating members' needs. Contributes to the improvement of materials, systems, communication, and problem solving with good judgment that results in meeting and exceeding each member's needs. Provides necessary feedback and support to co-workers to assure that customer service happens.
  • Achieves KPDCP clinical targets as they relate to financial goals, access and productivity.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of previous experience as a Licensed Denturist.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • Completion of all course and clinical requirements requisite for successful achievement of the Oregon Board Exams.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Oregon and/or Washington State Certified Denturist License.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required upon hire/transfer.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Nitrous oxide credentials and equipment knowledge.
  • X-ray equipment-daily.
  • Ultrasonic scalers-daily for deposit removal.
  • Hand pieces-daily for polishing teeth and fillings.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum four (4) years as a Licensed Denturist.
  • Oral Pathology Certificate.
  • Basic knowledge of sterilization and infection control equipment.
    Primary Location: Oregon,Aloha,Aloha Dental Offices 17675 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Friday / Variable (4 - 10 hour days) Possible Saturday rotation Working Hours Start: 7:00AM / Variable Working Hours End: 6:00PM / Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Dental Department: Dental Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Dental Support Careers

    Dental Support Careers

    Kaiser Permanente Dental is unique to the Northwest and offers many locations in the Portland metro area, Salem, Eugene, Vancouver, and Longview. One of the largest group dental practices in the country, we share an organization-wide commitment to delivering individualized, proactive, and integrated care. Here you will find opportunities for dental support careers, including dental assistants and hygienists.

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