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Sterilization Technician

Company: Southeast Oral Surgery
Location: Powell
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are an elite oral surgery practice that has a commitment to exceptional care for patients and first-class service to our referring doctors. We are looking for a fun, hardworking, compassionate, team player to help us grow the practice and continue to serve ours and the surrounding communities with all of their oral surgery needs. Previous oral surgery experience a plus but not required. The role of the Sterilization Technician is critical to the success of the surgeon to provide exceptional patient care resulting in the best clinical outcomes and meets the needs of our patients. Sterilization Technician provide a variety of patient care and office duties as described below. Role and Responsibilities -- Collecting used and contaminated equipment, instruments and supplies for sorting and decontamination -- Manually cleaning supplies of contaminants, removing waste matter and operating and maintain decontamination equipment -- Preparing and packaging decontaminated supplies for sterilization -- Monitoring and maintaining sterilization equipment -- Examining supplies meticulously to ensure they are properly cleaned and sanitized -- Routine testing, reporting and filing any issues or problems with sterilization equipment -- Sterilizing, preparing, wrapping and organizing equipment into instruments trays for using during medical procedures -- Preparing and delivering all necessary equipment and instruments for procedures, examination, surgeries and medical charts -- Maintaining records of sterilization procedures, sterilized items, equipment maintenance and supplies -- Monitoring inventory and supplies Qualifications and Education Requirements -- High School diploma or equivalent required -- Certification in sterile processing and Distribution preferred -- Certified or licensed dental assistant preferred -- One-year experience preferred Preferred Skills -- Strong attention to detail, vigilance and meticulous care on job -- Passion for keeping people safe -- Good judgement and critical thinking skills -- Manual dexterity and ability to handle fragile equipment -- Technical skills and familiarity with sterilization techniques The ability to work well in a team or individually CORE BENEFITS & WELLNESSMedical (including Virtual Care), Dental, and Vision CoverageEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Uniforms/Scrubs providedFINANCIAL WELL-BEINGCompetitive pay, Bonus potential, and annual merit reviews401(k) Plan w/Company MatchHealth Savings Account (HSA) with HDHP health plansLIFE INSURANCEBasic and Supplemental Life InsuranceSpouse and Child Life InsuranceTIME OFF, DISABILITY AND LEAVE OF ABSENCEPaid Vacation (Starting at 2 weeks) and 6 Annual Paid HolidaysEmployer Sponsored Short Term Disability (Medical Leave - including maternity leave)Long Term Disability PlanPI177962260

Keywords: Southeast Oral Surgery, Knoxville , Sterilization Technician, Professions , Powell, Tennessee

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