Boston University STERILIZATION ASSISTANT, Clinical Affairs - Administration in BOSTON, Massachusetts
The responsibility of this position is to effectively and safely follow the sterilization protocol to process all dental instruments and equipment and distribute and collect instruments and materials to and from the students. Maintain all autoclaves, statim, and dry heat machines with a high level of infection control at all times.
1-3 years' experience
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to work in a team based environment assisting team members in
Accomplishing and maintaining all department goals as it pertains to daily work, assisting students and protocols for infection control
Must have strong interpersonal skills and have a can do attitude
Dispense instruments, and materials ensuring that all pieces of equipment and instruments are properly logged out and into the dispensary
Sterilize instruments using the proper equipment needed for general dentistry sterilization and specialty practice dentistry i.e. Orthodontics utilize special machines for sterilization
Practice and follow infection control procedures at all times which includes wearing the appropriate gloves needed when working with soiled and used instruments and working on the 'clean' and 'dirty' side of the sterilization unit
Maintain and ensure clean equipment
Attend yearly infection control and safety training
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor .