Dental Dispensary Supervisor

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7234510 (Ref:ej-5153925)

Posted: April 3, 2024

Job Description

Dental Dispensary Supervisor

Job ID: 270548
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.


Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, we provide dental education to the next generation of professionals by offering hands-on education through innovative research, patient care, and service. Join other dental providers to improve the oral health of Georgia and beyond. The DCG was founded to provide the people of Georgia with quality dental care by educating students in dentistry. As a patient, you have the option to receive treatment in one of our three different practice models consisting of student clinics, resident care, or in the faculty practice. All dental treatments can be completed by the specialists in our facility. We also serve patients in more than 20 clinics across Georgia.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for assisting students, faculty, and residents with supplies and instruments for all patient care activity and/or pre-clinical activity. Responsible and accountable for the electronic inventory control of supplies, equipment, and dental instruments. Responsible and accountable for charge slips for items students. Responsible for maintaining equipment, including minor repairs of equipment. Responsible for assisting with the collection of dirty instruments and assisting with the processing of these instruments. Responsible for the upkeep and order of storage rooms to ensure proper ordering of supplies needed for clinics and to maintain the integrity of the supply inventory system. Responsible for maintaining supplies for all clinics, dispensaries, and clinical labs. Responsible for ensuring adequate staffing coverage for the student boards.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

Issue instruments and supplies

Issue instruments as well as supplemental supplies for all clinical / Pre-clinical activities. Ensure proper scanning of instruments to students, residents, and faculty. Transport carts to clinic. Maintain accurate records of items checked out from dispensary. Ensure timely return of items check out by students, residents, and faculty. Pick up unused instruments from mailboxes and clinic clean rooms daily.

Maintain equipment and supplies

Maintain equipment and supplies for labs and clinics. Check equipment to ensure it is working properly. Inventory clinic supply rooms and order supplies through Central Supply as needed. Deliver and stock clinic supply room maintaining accurate records of usage.

Inventory Control

Maintain electronic inventory control of supplies, equipment, and dental instruments. Maintain inventory level of instruments and supplies stored in dispensaries. Unpack, store, label and distribute items as needed.

Maintain all rooms

Maintain all rooms associated with Dispensaries and supply rooms within the clinic for accurate inventory count for the electronic inventory system. Ensure supplies are rotated to avoid product expirations. Maintain Dispensary chemical inventory control and storage program.

Prep and Collect Instruments

Prepare, distribute, and collect supplemental instruments used for boards (CITA/CRDTS). Assist all participants on boards with patient care supplies and equipment needs.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Responsible for directing the daily workflow process for the 5 dispensaries assigned and ensuring all clinics being served from assigned dispensaries receive accurate and timely supplies. Assist with supervising and training employees in assigned dispensaries. This will include up to 11 dispensary staff. Guide and encourage staff. Assist with evaluations of respective staff. Assist with the implementation of policies and procedures of dispensary unit. Responsible for training, time management, and performance reviews for all 11 employee reports. Report all issues, personnel or otherwise, encountered on a daily basis to the manager.

Ensure Direction of ICR items

Ensure all broken items are sent to ICR and recorded as such within the computer system. Conduct scheduled cleaning of walls, floors, counters, and equipment to ensure proper cleanliness of area.

Other Duties

All other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accredited organization with two years' experience in a dental setting. Knowledge of dental instruments, dental materials, supplies, and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications

Graduation from a Dental Assisting Program with two years' experience in dental assisting.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Ability to maintain confidentiality


Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases


Shift: Days/M-F

Pay Grade: 10

Salary: Minimum $15.00/hour

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 4/3/24 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

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Job posting number:#7234510 (Ref:ej-5153925)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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