Website University of Detroit Mercy

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Position Classification

FT Staff Non Union

Position Summary

The overall objective of this position is to provide service to students, faculty and staff members in all matters relative to instruments, equipment and materials used to provide patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Distribute sterilized instruments and equipment and necessary materials and supplies to students, staff members and faculty utilizing the computerized tracking system. 
Receive instruments and materials from providers utilizing the computerized tracking system.
Inspect cassettes to assure all items are present, replace as necessary. Prepare, sterilize, and stock cassettes ready for distribution. 
Maintain and sterilize handpieces and other equipment. 
Assist in stocking all materials and supplies and preparing procedure kits for distribution. 
Assist in accepting and packaging lab cases utilizing the computerized tracking system. 
Performing other duties as requested, at any location.


Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent.
3 years service oriented experience in fast paced environment 
Competent with computer key board; computer data entry skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong knowledge of dental instruments and materials. Thouough knowledge of instrument sterlization procedures and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have strong verbal communication skills and the ability to work well within a team and independantly. Competent at handling many tasks efficiently. Must be professional, cheerful, courteous, and pleasant.

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 20 lbs.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to move around the work area freely.

Work Environment

Working with dental instruments which are sharp and must be handleded cautiously. Using machines designed to disinfect and sterilize dental insturments. The machines use water and heat. 
The employees in this area provide service and supplies to a large variety of individuals.


Must have current CPR or obtainable within 30 days of hire
HIPAA and OSHA certificates obtainable within 30 days of hire

Salary/Pay Information

Commensurate with experience

Anticipated Schedule  

Monday – Friday 40 hours per week; hours   vary; some weekends


Employee Benefits

At the University of Detroit Mercy, we continually strive to provide a high-quality, comprehensive benefits package to our valued employees. We offer our employees the following benefits: 

· Medical –

          o Three health plans to choose from with a large national provider network.

· Dental –

          o UDM’s School of Dentistry FREE to you and your dependents.

          o Option to purchase additional dental plan through UNUM.

· Vision – 

          o Exams and lenses every 12 months.

· Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts offered.

· Employee Assistance Program –

          o Provided to everyone in your household.

· Short-Term and Long-Term Disability.

· Life and AD&D 

          o One times base salary up to a hundred thousand dollars.

· Option to purchase additional life insurance, accident insurance, and/or critical illness insurance

· Tuition Remission Benefit for you, your spouse, and children. 

· Retirement Plan –

           o UDM provides matches up to 8%

Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. Detroit Mercy seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds. 

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