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UT Health Dental Dispensaries Assistant I-(SOD-Educational Support Services) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Dental Dispensaries Assistant I-(SOD-Educational Support Services)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Allied Health

UTHealth School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 210001FD

Position Summary:

Provides routine skills in dental dispensary operations, central sterilization operations and patient ca

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Cleans, disinfects, packages and sterilizes dental and surgical instruments.

  2. Orders and dispenses instruments, dental materials and supplies to students and faculty.

  3. Sets up sterile instrument trays for surgical procedures.

  4. Operates ultrasonic cleaners and sterilizers.

  5. Maintains inventory level and records.

  6. Assists in periodic or annual inventory as required.

  7. Maintains security of University property in work areas.

  8. Ensures proper utilization and compliance with clinic equipment loan policies.

  9. Performs other duties assigned.


Basic Computer skills preferred.

Minimum Education:

High School or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

No experience required; one year 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 § 51.215

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