This is work supervising Dental Technicians. The primary duty of the employee(s) in the position(s) allocated to this class is to spend the majority of time communicating with, motivating, training and evaluating employees, planning and directing their work; and having the authority to hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward or discipline subordinate employees or to effectively recommend such actions.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
(Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Examples of work performed are not to be used for allocation purposes.)
Motivates employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed.
Plans work loads, work flows, deadlines, work objectives and time utilization with employees.
Evaluates employees through establishing evaluation criteria and responsibilities and meeting regularly with employees to ensure the established criteria are met.
Trains employees in methods for performing an effective and efficient job.
Communicates on a regular basis with employees both individually and in staff meetings.
Directs the work of employees to ensure best use of time and resources.
Supervises the design and fabrication of all dental prosthetic devices made in the laboratory.
Inspects all dental work for conformance with specifications.
Consults with dentists concerning the dental work performed in the laboratory.
Orders supplies, files reports and inventories equipment.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
Knowledge of the practices, procedures and concepts of dental technology.
Knowledge of laboratory procedures.
Skill in fabricating oral prostheses.
Skill in the use and operation of a variety of dental laboratory equipment and instruments.
Ability to supervise people.
Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
Ability to teach the procedures involved in the fabrication of dental prostheses.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.