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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.

Required Skills

  • 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 .

Required Experience