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Sterilization Tech.

Location : Seattle (Madison Park), WA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Direct 65170
Compensation : 20.00 - 27.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : New graduates are welcome to apply.
Required Education : Dental Background
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Practice Description: We are a patient-focused, family-oriented, cosmetic-forward dental Office that caters to patients in Madison Park. We have an amazing team that gets along well and works seamlessly together, and we are looking for a Sterilization Tech to join our team! The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to multitask, identify where help is needed, and be willing to learn.

Job DescriptionDental Technician:
Be responsible for the sterilization/lab area
o Proper sterilization of all items
o Running all sterilization promptly to ensure items are always available on Inspecting cassettes and bur blocks for accuracy before putting them away
Assist Hygiene and Assistants as needed
Flipping operatories when/if the schedule requires to do so. Sterilization equipment maintenance, including running spore test strips. Instrument and handpiece maintenance
Various janitorial duties
o Office must always be clean
o Everything must always be stocked (toilet paper, cups, paper towels, etc.)
Morning Meeting:
Clean patient bathroom
Fill Ultrasonic liquid
Fill the container for dirty glasses with soapy water. Empty cold sterile
During the day:
✓ Put away sterilized instruments/cassettes/burs
✓ Laundry: scrubs, patient towels & blankets. The drying mat done on Fridays & hung to dry
✓ Dishwasher – empty and run after lunch
✓ Empty Statim, drain bottle, and refill with distilled water (as needed)
✓ Help clean and set up operatories for the following day
✓ Complete all sterilization and washing of glasses
✓ Empty Ultrasonic liquid
✓ Vacuum
✓ Empty all garbage & take out to dumpster
✓ Run test strips (Thursday)
✓ Drain and refill Midmark (Friday or as soon as it is low)
✓ Restock all operatories & bathrooms: Paper towels, Kleenex, Dixie cups, Toilet Paper & Hand soap
✓ Handpiece maintenance
✓ Midmark Maintenance (Friday & date when next due)
✓ Change cold sterile when expired & write new expiration date on container
✓ Cassette maintenance – every six months


Pay Range: $20-$27/hour

Bonus: Yes

401K: Yes

Medical/Dental Insurance: Yes

Paid Time Off: Yes

Other Benefits: 5 days of holiday pay, free dental, continuing education, uniform allowance, and more!

Relocation Support: 

Staff Details:

Number of Dentists: 1

Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 3

Number of Assistants: 2

Number of Front Office Staff: 3

Number of Sterilization Techs: 1

Required Qualifications :


Work Schedule: Tuesday-Friday:

Tuesday and Wednesday 10:30am-7:30pm

Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm

Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Years Experience Required: 0

Required Skills: Must be able to work with computers and learn our software; must acquire a dental assisting license; must be able to multi task

Other Requirements:  


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Full-time Flexible: You can qualify to be our full-time employee and we’ll provide you with a competitive pay and benefits package! YOU DECIDE YOUR SCHEDULE. Work when YOU want and as much as you want. You can have the flexibility to work around YOUR life, rather than trying to fit in life around your work schedule.

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