Website University of Detroit Mercy

Job ID

SF9885 – 0618-1607


Position Classification

FT Staff Non Union


Position Summary

To assist the Dispensary manager during evening/weekend hours and in the absence of the manager with daily operations, thereby providing excellent service to students, faculty, and staff in all matters relative to instruments, equipment, supplies, and materials used in quality patient care in all clinics.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Distribute sterilized instruments, equipment, and necessary materials and supplies to students, staff members, and faculty utilizing the computerized tracking system according to OSHA and HIPAA guidelines.
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, always following OSHA and HIPAA guidelines.
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.
The School of Dentistry operates two locations and you will be assigned as needed between the two.
Performing other duties as requested, at any location.



Minimum Qualifications

2 to 5 Years of related experience in leading a team of 10 or more employees
Minimum 2 years experience in the dental field
Experience in using autoclaves, ultrasonics units, and handpiece lubrication units


Preferred Qualifications

A two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of dental instruments, materials, and inventory control system
Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel


Physical Requirements

Job requires repetitively lifting light weight objects where frequent bending or stooping alternates with lighter activities.


Work Environment

Occasional exposure to objectionable conditions or variations such as those found in variable weather conditions or light industrial settings.



CPR attainable within 30 days


Salary/Pay Information

Commensurate with experience


Anticipated Schedule

40 hours per week Some weekends necessary (State board exams, special projects…)


Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. The 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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