Job Opening: Dental Sterilization Technician

My Family Dentistry – Powell, TNjob opening dental office knoxville, tn

$10.00 – $12.00 per hour

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We are seeking a special individual with five-star communication skills and a dedication to excellence. Experience is not required; we will train the right person.  If you wish to join a dedicated team that truly values quality care and each other.

Clinical Setting:

  • General Dentistry

Duties Include but Not Limited To:

  • Preparing and packaging contaminated supplies for sterilization  
  • Sterilize, prepare, wrap and organize all dental equipment and instruments in a timely manner. 
  • Preparing and delivering all necessary equipment and instruments for procedures, examination, surgeries, and medical charts 
  • Operate, monitor, and maintaining sterilization equipment per manufacturer’s recommendations.  Keeping records of sterilization procedures, sterilized items, equipment maintenance, and supplies 
  • Routine testing, reporting, and filing any issues or problems with sterilization equipment  
  • Properly dispose of all biohazardous material. 
  • Comply with and share in the implementation of all safety, sterilization, and infection control requirements including OSHA
  • Assistant with cleaning and preparing rooms
  • Launder scrubs and smocks
  • Assist other clinic staff and demonstrate a team approach to patient care. 
  • Examining supplies meticulously to ensure they are properly cleaned and sanitized  
  • Monitoring inventory and supplies  
  • Enhance public image of the practice through professional conduct and appearance. 
  • Interacts harmoniously and effectively with others, focusing upon the attainment of organizational goals and objectives through the commitment of teamwork. 

Preferred Skills:

  • The ability to work well in a team or individually  
  • Strong attention to detail, vigilance, and meticulous care on the job 
  • Passion for keeping people safe 
  • Good judgment and critical thinking skills  
  • Manual dexterity and ability to handle fragile equipment  
  • Technical skills and familiarity with sterilization techniques 


  • Monday to Friday


  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off

Work Location:

  • One location

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