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Supervisor, Dental Laboratory
The Dental Service of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center provides medically necessary dentistry for individuals who currently are receiving or have had chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery for their cancer or allied disease. Established in 1934, the Dental Service provides diagnosis, consultation, and dental treatment of medically compromised patients, both in an outpatient and inpatient clinical setting. There has been a close working relationship and multidisciplinary team approach with the Head and Neck Service, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Ophthalmic Oncology Service, Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Bone Marrow Transplant Service and various other medical oncology services. A successful effort of pre-treatment dental examination, evaluation and necessary dental and oral treatment has been instituted to eliminate and/or minimize oral complications from cancer therapies.
Be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the dental laboratory and technicians.
Fabricate and finish all gold castings and acrylic crowns, porcelain crowns for fixed intra prostheses.
Perform dental laboratory functions for both inpatient and outpatient requests; Operate bench lathes, model trimmers and grinding motors, hydraulic press, curing tanks, steam cleaning machines, and burners to mold.
Assign specific laboratory tasks to dental technicians on a daily basis; Train and provide on the job instructions for technicians.
Assist in JCAHO Compliance reviews.
A high school diploma or GED plus 7-10 years of extensive experience in Crown and Bridge work and Ceramics.
Associate’s degree/Certified Vocational Training in dental lab technology preferred.
2-4 years of supervisory experience preferred.
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