Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.
The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University is a public, urban medical and dental school to serve the people of Southwestern Ontario. The School's mission is to provide medical and dental pre-and post-doctoral education programs.
At Schulich Dentistry, we prepare qualified graduates to provide dental care as well as generate knowledge through clinical research, basic science research and other scholarly activity. We also provide oral health care to the public through our on-site clinics and our community outreach programs, specifically, Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) and Oral Health, Total Health.
The Reprocessing Clerk provides sterile reprocessing duties and related support to faculty and students in the Dentistry Dispensary. The incumbent provides reprocessing duties and customer service to students and faculty to support their patients during clinical sessions. The Reprocessing Clerk facilitates sterilization of equipment and adherence to infection control procedures and ensuring clinic protocols, policies and procedures are followed. The work varies according to the schedule assigned (morning, day or evening), time of year (start, mid- or end-of-term), and the needs of students or faculty. This is an excellent opportunity for students and learners.
Completion of all 9 of Public Health Ontario’s modules on Reprocessing in the Community
College Diploma in a related field
Experience in fast passed work environments and customer service centered workplaces
Sterilization and infection control in a clinical environment
Skills, Abilities & Expertise:
Knowledge of infection control and sterilization standards
Verbal communication skills to clearly express ideas in an objective manner, and adapt communication style to suit the situation and audience
Demonstrated ability take initiative, to work independently and follow through on work assignments
Ability to apply active listening to hear and understand the complete message being communicated
Ability to establish rapport with people from diverse backgrounds
Ability to maintain a positive, outgoing attitude with genuine customer service orientation
Ability to multi-task and maintain an organized and effective personal work environment
Adapts readily and effectively to changing priorities and demands
Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, students and faculty
Ability to demonstrate patience and focus to complete detailed tasks
Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of the team to achieve department goals
Basic proficiency required in Microsoft Office in order to prepare correspondence, emails and input departmental data into spreadsheets and databases
Proven ability to follow and ensure adherence with procedures that ensure safety
Familiarity with Western policies and guidelines preferred
Due to the operations of multiple clinical areas, the Reprocessing Clerk’s work schedule fluctuates periodically and may require ability to early morning and work evening shifts
Western Values Diversity
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-661-2194.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.