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Careers: Sterilization Technician

Sterilization Technician


The Sterilization Technician handles instrument cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, re-circulation, and maintenance of sterilization rooms and equipment.


  • Instrument sterilization
  • Weekly spore testing for sterilization equipment
  • Daily and monthly maintenance of sterilization equipment and machines
  • Troubleshoot and repair machines
  • Replace sharps containers as necessary
  • Oil handpieces
  • Restock supplies
  • Laundry
  • Collect and distribute distilled water
  • Maintain inventory for clinical supplies
  • Perform any reasonable request from manager and/or DMDs
  • Responsible for complying with OSHA, HIPAA security, and privacy policies at all times.


Minimum high school graduate


  • Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly, cooperative attitude with staff even under pressure
  • Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to speak, understand, and write fluent English
  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation


Must be in good physical condition and able to withstand the stress and demands of an active practice. Must be able to endure long hours of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and sitting. Manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination, and adequate vision and hearing are needed in daily work.


Encounter clinical and office environment in work routine. Variable degrees of mental and physical stress; variable amounts of standing, sitting and walking. Exposure to blood, body fluids and contaminants is possible (clinicians). Frequent intervals devoted to keyboard manipulation for inputting and retrieving data. Limited physical activity related to moving, lifting, and transporting objects.

Schedule: In Office position only –Full Time

4 Days a Week (in office)