Dental Sterilization Spec

Rochester, NY


Responsible for entire instrument sterilization processes for two faculty practice offices. Following all infection control protocols, ensures instruments are properly cleaned, sterilized, maintained and distributed. Provides aid to the clinical staff when necessary.


  1. Maintains responsibility for the daily operations of two sterilization areas at Clinton Crossings dental practices.

  2. Ensures that instruments are properly cleaned and sterilized, maintains adequate instrument quantities for daily operational support

  3. Follows established infection control policies and procedures. Monitors, cleans and organizes the sterilization equipment and general areas. Completes all required logs.

  4. Maintains and orders inventory for sterilization equipment, instruments, lab supplies and monitors the performance of sterilization equipment recommending repairs and replacements as needed

  5. Collects data for quality improvement and attend infection control meetings. Disseminates information as needed.

Other duties as assigned.


High School graduate or GED Equivalent required. One year of experience as a Dental Assistant or in an Operating Room environment preferred. Knowledge of dental terminology, procedures, and computer experience preferred. Valid Work Permit preferred.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $17.51 - $23.64 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Location: Eastman Dental Center
Full/Part Time: Part-Time