Clerk B, Central Sterilization/Dental Assistant

Columbia University
New York
Oct 14, 2016
Oct 24, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Board
College of Dental Medicine Clerk B, Central Sterilization/Dental Assistant Job Description: Reporting to the Assistant Supervisor, Sterilization, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining the sterilization area and all instrumentation that requires reprocessing. Inspects, packs, and sterilizes dental instruments and materials and operates the sterilization equipment according to protocol. Collects soiled instrumentation and delivers clean instrumentation according to schedule. Maintains the sterilization area neatly according to policy. Performs other related duties as assigned. Incumbent must adhere strictly to safety, sterilization, handling, and technical regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or equivalency certificate and one year of related experience. Training in sterilization techniques and safety. Knowledge of sterilization procedures and techniques required. Knowledge of chemicals, dental instruments, and materials required. Good record keeping and organization skills required. Completion of sterile processing training program, with certification as a certified registered central service technician (CRCST) or a NYS dental assistant certification. This position may require a rotating schedule and will require working evenings and occasional weekends. Work hours: noon to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday. Participation in medical surveillance required. HIPAA compliance training required. Special indications for this position: chemicals, contact with patients, and/or research subjects. To apply, use quick link below: Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer-race/gender/disability/veteran. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Dental Assistant