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Dispensary Manager, Simulation Clinic - College of Dental Medicine Illinois

Midwestern University Downers Grove, IL
  • Posted: September 04, 2019
  • Full-Time

Description
Summary
The Dispensary Manager of the Simulation Clinic is responsible for the daily operations of the CDMI simulation clinic and related laboratories and service areas. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Preclinical Education.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Maintains appropriate, consistent inventory of required supplies, instruments and equipment utilized in the Simulation Clinic
+ Safeguards the inventory of the Simulation Clinic
+ Sorts and stocks supplies
+ Develops a replenishment schedule for consumable supplies utilized in the Simulation Clinic
+ Maintains knowledge of instrument set up and dispensing for students, along with an understanding of instruments used by students
+ Ensures that the Simulation Clinic equipment is properly maintained and in working order
+ Develops a replacement schedule for worn or retired instruments utilized in the Simulation Clinic
+ Assists with the preparation and dispensing of dental instruments, supplies and equipment to students and preclinical instructors as needed
+ Provides technical support to the faculty, staff and student dentists relating to the safe and efficient use of the dental equipment
+ Functions as a contact point person and liaison between the dental manufacturers and the faculty
+ Retrieves quotes and develops requests for proposals when needed
+ Ensures policies and procedures are compliant with those of Midwestern University, CDMI, local, state and federal healthcare guidelines
+ Maintains the organization, cleanliness and general appearance of the dispensary space and related storage facilities
+ Maintains a welcoming atmosphere to foster a high level of morale in the workplace and to promote collegiality among Student Doctors, Faculty Members and Staff
+ Assists in the training of new employees
+ Interacts with the Associate/Assistant Dean for Preclinical Education on budgets related to the Simulation Clinic
+ Assists in the budget process by determining adequate purchase of all supplies and identifies operating costs for equipment used in simulation clinic educational activities
+ Other related duties as assigned
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. Must have regular, predictable, in-person attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or university is required. Bachelors degree highly desired. Must have 3-5 years of previous experience working in a dental dispensary or clinical dental practice. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. Previous experience working in a dental dispensary is highly desired. Strong knowledge of dental instruments, dispensary supplies and dental equipment is required.
Computer Skills
General computer literacy necessary, with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Adobe Photoshop also highly desired.
Language Skills
Intermediate skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with groups of customers, students and other members of the organization.
Reasoning Ability
Intermediate skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Mathematical Ability
Intermediate skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions and proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Physical Abilities
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and climb and balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).
Qualifications
Education
Required
+ Associates or better

Experience
Required
+ Strong knowledge of dental instruments, dispensary supplies and dental equipment required.
+ 3-5 years: Must have previous experience working in a dental dispensary or clinical dental practice.
Preferred
+ Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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Downers Grove, IL
60515 USA

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