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Anaplastology Practice Manager (Dental/Facial Prosthetics)

Job Description

Job ID: 1210986
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


Role Purpose

Responsible for managing and supporting maxillofacial prosthodontic practice. Takes on leadership role in all phases of business management and supervises all personnel. As anaplastologist, fabricates all extra oral prosthetics for patients and develops prototypes as needed. As laboratory manager, manages and operates full service maxillofacial prosthetics laboratory. Supplies all dental laboratory support needed for practice.


  • Fabricates all extraoral prosthetics; ears, eyes, noses, and partial face, for patients affected by trauma, birth anomalies, and ablative surgery. These are patients who are non surgical candidates for reconstruction.
  • Manages full service dental laboratory and supports prosthetic production for maxillofacial prosthodontists. Fabricates all appliances in house, excluding crown and bridge. Orders all supplies
  • Oversees complex billing and coding practices specific to maxillofacial prosthetics. Establishes and maintains charge codes for procedures and updates charges as needed. Oversees all office practices and transactions. Carries out bank deposits and transfers and provides end of month documentation to leadership. Provides quarterly metrics to BJH and Washington University for Safety, Quality and Service.
  • Consults with Dental and Medical staff on the design and build of prosthetics for non-surgical candidates for reconstruction.
  • Works with CAD/CAM computer systems to design and build implant prosthetics
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Associate's Degree


  • 10+ years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer