Full Job Description
Requisition no: 512932
Work type: Full Time
Location: Medical Center
School/Department: Clinic
Grade: Clerical Grade 3
Categories: Administrative Support
Job Type: Support Staff – Union
Bargaining Unit: SSA
Regular/Temporary: Regular

End Date if Temporary:
Hours Per Week: Based on clinic operational needs
Salary Range:$38,750.35

Position Summary

The Clerk B, Supply Module ensures dental supply modules are kept in an organized and clean state.


Dispense supplies, instruments, materials, and equipment to students.
Maintain inventory and place orders as required.
Receive and verify orders, restock shelves and set up supply counters/local storage areas.
Maintain all kits and follow up with students as needed to discuss missing/broken items.
Report any adverse conditions in the facility or with any equipment to supervisor or appropriate clinic manager.
Assist in organizing each supply module in a consistent way, facilitating easy ordering and restocking.
Also responsible for the overall cleanliness of the module and other supply storage areas on the clinic floor.
Ensure that all items are stored in accordance with all applicable guidelines and policies.
Dispenses supplies, instruments, materials, and equipment to students as requested, using various inventory control systems to ensure consistent tracking.
Respond to basic inquiries; provide or receive information regarding policies, services, and hours; refer specific and more complex requests to appropriate employee.

Always maintaining a high level of customer service.
Communicates expectations clearly to students surrounding the use and return of all items, especially instruments kits and materials.
Follow up as needed with individuals who repeatedly misuse items, or communicate the necessary information to a supervisor to allow follow up as appropriate.
Places orders as needed to replenish supply and material inventories, and verifies receipt of orders to identify any discrepancies.
Restock module and other supply storage areas as needed.
Receives sterilized kits, instruments, and other items back to the supply module using appropriate inventory tracking systems and ensures that all items are clean, complete and ready for dispensing.
Responsible for reporting any equipment in disrepair via the CDM repair request system, and reporting any issues with the physical plant to Facilities Management.
Organizes and dispenses laboratory work that has returned from external labs or the in-house digital lab.
Working hours may vary according to operational needs. Evening hours may be required as necessary.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires High School diploma or equivalent, plus at least 1 year of experience in a healthcare environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic knowledge of types of dental instruments is preferred.

Other Requirements

Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable with technology.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Applications open: Feb 18 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close:

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