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Sterile Tech Needed for Busy Sebastian Office

Metro Dentalcare - Sebastian, FL

Job Description

A Dental Sterilization Assistant assures that the equipment and instruments in the central sterilization area are maintained, cleaned and monitored according to OSHA standards. In addition, this person is responsible for the daily, weekly, and/or monthly tasks relating to OSHA compliance. This person must be very well organized and understand the importance of completing tasks/having instruments turned around timely to ensure that patient care can be delivered timely.

Essential Responsibilities

Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.

Sterilization Maintenance

Sterilizes all instruments and hand pieces

Ensures the sterilization area is neat and presentable

Performs weekly maintenance, tests, and cleaning duties

Accountable for all hand pieces at the end of every 4-hour shift (i.e. at lunch, dinner, and at the end of the night shift)

Hygiene Assistance

Prepares daily hygiene master schedule the sterilization area

Assists with periodontal charting on all new patients and generalized periodontal patients whenever possible

Assists in the tear down and set-up of hygiene operatories

Develops X-Rays when requested by Hygienist

Takes X-Rays when requested by Hygienist

Duplicates X-Rays on a daily basis

Pediatric prophylaxis and adult polishing as needed

Assisting Doctors with emergency patients as called upon

Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology.

Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and proper tray setups.

Properly take, develop and mount all radiographs.

Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.

Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.

Demonstrate knowledge of dental treatment equipment maintenance procedures.

Patient/staff rapport -- make positive contribution to office/organization.

Other duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Manager

Required Skills

One year certified dental assistant program; or

Six months on-the-job experience; or

High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.

Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.

Ability to perform basic computer functions.

Comply with protocols and standards.

Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.

Support corporate vision and strategy.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.

Job Location

Sebastian, Florida, United States

Position Type


78 days 13 hours ago

Metro Dentalcare


Sterile Tech Needed for Busy Sebastian Office Metro Dentalcare - Sebastian, FL, United States


Location: Sebastian, FL

Company Profile:
Metro Dentalcare offers convenience for your life with more than 39 offices throughout the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area offering flexible hours including early morning, evening and Saturday appointments. Whether you work or live in Elk River or Eagan, Shakopee or Stillwater, or anywhere in between, Metro Dentalcare has a location near you.