Dental Dispensary Aide
University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. USC's Ostrow School of Dentistry is seeking a Dental Dispensary Aide to join its team. This Aide will assist in the operation and maintenance of one or more dispensaries. Prepackages and distributes dental materials and equipment to dental students, hygiene students, and faculty. Orders supplies and stocks shelves to ensure continuity of items for dispensary operation. Maintains accurate account on the computer of items scanned out and in from the dispensaries. Reviews and arranges supplies for pre-clinical classes, as needed. Maintains dispensaries as a clean and organized unit. Job Accountabilities: Controls distribution of clinical equipment. Signs and/or scans equipment in and out of the computer. Notifies the appropriate students and/or doctors regarding items that have not been returned. Maintains, prepares and dispenses materials and supplies. Prepackages dental materials according to various dental procedures. Prepares solutions. Follows appropriate protocols for materials and equipment handling. Transfers data from handheld scanning devices into a computer. Maintains dispensary in clean and orderly fashion. Cleans shelves. Maintains, disinfects, and sterilizes equipment. Learns and applies proper techniques for handling used instruments, disposable materials, chemicals and dental materials. Opens clinic or preclinic dispensary and prepares for operation. Orders supplies. Unpacks and stocks shelves to predetermined levels. Controls supply of lab coats. Sorts and distributes lab coats. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Education:
Specialized/technical training

Minimum Experience:
6-12 months

Minimum Field of Expertise:
Service oriented and ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff and students. Requires knowledge of computer operations.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education:
CDA (Graduate of dental assisting program)

Preferred Experience:
Preferred Field of Expertise:
Some experience in dental assisting.

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