An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Dental Technician to join the department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) and Orthodontics and the Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bath.
The post holder will be expected to construct a full range of removable orthodontic appliances and dental laboratory work. This work will be carried out to prescriptions from clinicians within the OMFS and Orthodontic department. The post holder will also be expected to develop skills in the application of digital workflows and additive manufacturing techniques.
You will assist the Dental Laboratory Manager and senior staff members in their duties wherever possible, ensuring that services are delivered effectively in the interests of patient care. The post holder will be expected to maintain continued professional development and a personal development plan in line with General Dental Council guidelines.
The laboratory values the professional development of people and career progression opportunities will be available.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be expected to construct a full range of removable orthodontic appliances and dental laboratory work. This work will be carried out to prescriptions from clinicians within the Oral & Facial and Orthodontic Laboratory.
Undertake administrative duties, including dealing with patient enquires and record keeping. Develop skills in areas of digital technology and maintain continued professional development.
To provide general support to the Dental Laboratory Manager, ensuring in particular that services are delivered effectively in the interests of patient care.About us
At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.
We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.
A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.
We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!
We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.Person SpecificationFace to face interview and bench testEssential
- Statutory registration with GDC
Face to face interview and bench testEssential
- Experience with 3D printing technology and its utilisation within the field of orthodontics
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Degree / equivalent BTEC + experience in dental technology.
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Royal United Hospital Bath
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