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  • Central Sterilization Assistant - School of Dental Medicine

    Tufts University

    Central Sterilization Assistant - School of Dental Medicine - (20001624)

    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.

    An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

    Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.


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