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Dental Dispensary Associate

Job ID: 15498
Company: University of Louisville
Location: Louisville, KY 40208 (Old Louisville area)
Salary: TBD
Number of Vacancy: 1
Employment Type: Contractor
Posted: 30+ days ago
Deadline: 01 Jan, 2023

Job Description:

High school diploma or equivalent and one or more years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or work experience. Grade NC Wage Minimum $14.00/hour, Midpoint $16.54/hour, Maximum $21.26/hour The ideal candidate will have training in the dental field, ie; assisting, lab technician or instrument identification. The preferred candidate will possess basic computer skills and be able to maintain CPR certification. The University of Louisville School of Dentistry prepares students for a career in Dentistry. Programs are available at the DMD level in general dentistry and the Masters level in endodontics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics. Dental Clinic Support employees are an integral part of that preparation in that they provide support to the students in all areas of preclinical and clinical activities, including but not limited to instrument supply, dispensary, sterilization, and simulation. In their first two years of studies, students learn in a traditional classroom setting supplemented by simulation and lab experience. During their third and fourth year, students transition to providing care for patients in a live clinic setting. Dental Clinic Support staff directly support the work of the students as they progress towards completion of their pre-clinical and clinical requirements. The position provides instruments and dental materials to students providing treatment. - Work with the faculty, peers, and supervisors to deliver customer service oriented and patient centered care within all the Grad clinics. - Dispense instruments, supplies and small equipment to staff and students throughout the day's appointments. - Check in equipment after use, maintaining inventory for all items that

Job Requirements:

have left the dispensary. - Transport soiled instruments, cassettes, and hand pieces to Central Sterilization for processing. - Retrieve sterilized instruments from Central Sterilization to the second-floor dispensary for use, maintaining an appropriate level of supply, and replacing as needed. - Maintain stock of inner clinic supply locations, ordering replacement supplies as needed. - Maintain HIPPA, OSHA and Infection Control compliance at all times. - Other duties as assigned. The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button. Detailed instructions are available at in the "My Career Tools" section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday. Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. For more information, please contact us by email at or by phone 502-852-6258.