Clinical Technician II (Dental Clinic, School of Dentistry)

11.05.2022 hccgKC Careers
Company: UMKC
Job ID: 41369
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus

Hiring Department: Dental Clinic, UMKC School of Dentistry

Job Description

The School of Dentistry is looking for a reliable and self-motivated Clinical Technician II to work both independently and in a team environment as part of our Dental Clinic Dispensary Team. This team is reposniblie for dispensing and receiving supplies and equipment for dental students and faculty. The team also assist students with identifying and selecting the correct material for the procedure to be performed in the various Dental Clinics within the School of Dentistry – we see over 200+ patients per day!
This position is a works /learning environment, supporting Faculty, Staff, and Students and is a place for all to excel and grow professionally. You will be part of a team effort that provides student education and dental care for the community. You will work with pleasant and outgoing people from different departments throughout the building. One of the brightest sides of working at the dental school is meeting all of our new students for the first time and greeting them with a smile.
Our vision is to help dental and dental hygiene students achieve their goals to be the best-qualified clinicians upon graduation.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential in all aspects of the position. It is critical that the person in this job understands the importance of infection control procedures and following procedures and policies, recognizes names and uses of dental equipment, and complies with OSHA, Hazmat, and UMKC guidelines.
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Dispense and receive supplies and equipment for dental students and faculty
  • Assist students with identifying and selecting the correct material for the procedure to be performed
  • Ensure that dental equipment and supplies that are returned are properly sterilized/disinfected/disposed of following patient treatment
  • Restocking of disposable materials in dispensary work area, clinic floor lab, and student carts.
  • Maintain cleanliness of dispensary work area and surfaces
  • Periodic laundry of blankets, faculty clinic coats, and staff department jackets
  • Periodic cleaning and basic maintenance checks on a variety of equipment
  • Assist with student trial and WERB/ADEC boards as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of experience is necessary from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired.
  • Certifications as required by regulatory agencies is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of dental materials and equipment
  • Previous experience with detail-oriented tasks
  • Previous expiernece in a customer service environment

Full Time/Part Time

40 hours per week (1.0 FTE), fully benefit-eligible, staff position.


Up to $16.00 per hour, commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately.

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