Dental Dispensary Assistant – School of Dentistry

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What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texasxe2x80x99 resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. Thatxe2x80x99s where you come in. UTHealth Houstonxe2x80x99s School of Dentistry is hiring a Dental Dispensary Assistant to join their team of professionals. The DDA will be responsible for inventory management, ordering and receiving supplies to the dispensary, dispensing dental instrumentation and materials to dental and hygiene students, and more. This position is an instrumentation position which includes cleaning/decontaminating, packing, and sterilizing as well. The department is seeking a reliable and dependable professional who actively demonstrates commitment by maintaining a consistent and predictable work schedule. Sterile processing experience is not required but is a plus. Location: 7500 Cambridge, Houston, Texas 77054 Once you join us you won’t want to leave. Itxe2x80x99s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits youxe2x80x99d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus: 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time xe2x80x93 all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year) The longer you stay, the more vacation youxe2x80x99ll accrue! Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service) Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan! We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employeesxe2x80x99 wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as… Free financial and legal counseling Free mental health counseling services Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc. Resources for child and elder care Plus many more! Position Summary: Provides routine skills in dental dispensary operations, central sterilization operations and patient care. Position Key Accountabilities: Cleans, disinfects, packages and sterilizes dental and surgical instruments. Orders and dispenses instruments, dental materials and supplies to students and faculty. Sets up sterile instrument trays for surgical procedures. Operates ultrasonic cleaners and sterilizers. Maintains inventory level and records. Assists in periodic or annual inventory as required. Maintains security of University property in work areas. Ensures proper utilization and compliance with clinic equipment loan policies. Performs other duties assigned. Certification/Skills: Basic Computer skills preferred. Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum Experience: No experience required; One (1) year of experience in customer service, central sterilization, receiving, storing, issuing, and accounting for dental materials and property preferred. Physical Requirements: Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Security Sensitive: This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code xc2xa7 51.215 Residency Requirement: Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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