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Job ID: 148052

Central Sterilization Assistant - School of Dental Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Oct. 26, 2020
Title Central Sterilization Assistant - School of Dental Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services

This posting is for two open positions.

Responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing, and sterilization of supplies and instruments used by the Dental School; follow instrument tracking system protocols; service all dispensaries throughout the building; maintain adequate par levels; follow current infection control practices; be conscientious with regards to procedures and all duties relative to the department.


Basic Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and move heavy carts as required.
Able to stand and walk for long period of time.
Understand the importance of Infection Control Protocols
Must be teamwork orientated.
Self-starting individual with good judgement/maturity.
Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Able to handle multiple concurrent tasks with frequent interruptions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Dental Instrumentation Knowledge
Knowledge of cleaning and sterilization procedures and techniques.
Dental/ Sterilization 1-3 years’ experience.
Be able to interact effectively with people at all levels from diverse backgrounds.
Must be able to organize.
Be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Certifications/License: Certified (CRCST or CBSPD) through IAHCSMM from an accredited Central Service Technical Training program; current CPR.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Monday – Friday (40hours)
Occasional weekend work is required/mandatory for student licensing exams. The hours are 6:00am-6:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Approx. 5-8 events per year.

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