The Sterilization Clerk within the Department of Instrument Management Services at the Maurice Kornberg School of Dentistry will receive, identify, disassemble, decontaminate, inspect, maintain, assemble, package, labels and sterilize all reusable supplies, instruments, and patient care equipment for the School of Dentistry.
Additionally, the Sterilization Clerk will transport, and issue instruments, supplies, and equipment maintained by Central Sterile Processing to students, residents, faculty, and staff of the school. Other responsibilities will be to track instruments, supplies and equipment throughout the central sterile processing and dispensing operation using computer-based system. The Sterilization Clerk must provide excellent customer service in performance of duties by interacting with students, faculty, and staff in a professional, efficient, and effective manner. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
At least one year experience in decontamination and sterilization of supplies, surgical instruments and equipment required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Extreme attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Must be extremely conscientious with regard to procedures that are repetitive.
Must have basic computer skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
Must be able to work from 10 AM to 7 PM.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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