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Posted March 15, 2024

Anaplastologist - Craniofacial Center

 The University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics (UI Health) is seeking a full-time Anaplastologist to join their team. This position is responsible for the evaluation, planning, design and treatment of pediatric and adult patients with congenital or acquired facial/body anatomical deficits, within a system of outcomes-focused, digitally driven clinical protocols. Performs all phases of planning, design and fabrication of facial prostheses by either conventional, digital or combined clinical and laboratory methods. Provides technical services for the acquisition and digitization of patient data for the purposes of 3D modeling, virtual simulation, design and production of medical models for surgical and prosthetic clinical applications.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Perform all phases of the design and fabrication of facial and somato adhesive and implant retained prostheses.
  • Prepare facial molds and make impressions for implants. Design and create sculpture of absent anatomy, color prosthetic material, and fabricate and fit prosthetics.
  • Interview patient, perform examination, document notes, and establish treatment plan in cooperation with medical director.
  • Determine retention type.
  • Instruct patient on care and maintenance of prosthesis.
  • Prepare and maintain photographic records of each patient.
  • Enter patient clinical notes and maintain online patient medical record. Schedule patient appointments.
  • Follow infection control and environmental safety procedures.
  • Teach anaplastology fundamentals to students and residents.
  • Conduct research and publish articles in professional journals and books.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

 Requirements include:

 Minimum Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in science, associated medical science, industrial design, or medical visualization, or equivalent required.
  • Certified Clinical Anaplastologist (CCA), Member of the Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetic Technologists (MIMPT), or working towards the equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience required.
  • Knowledge with competent skills of design and fabrication of facial and somato prostheses, color theory, photography and use of conventional anaplastology/dental materials and equipment.

 Preferred Qualifications 

  • Preferred artistic and engineering aptitude.
  • Preferred competence in CADCAM.
  • Preferred experience with bone-anchored devices.
  • Preferred experience in fabricating ocular prostheses.

 Salary & Benefits: 

UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.

 To Apply: 

Applications will be accepted until the close date of June 2, 2024.

 The University of Illinois Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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