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Dental Sterilization Aide

Company: Kaiser
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: January 14, 2023

Job Description:

-Under the direct supervision of the Dental Office Manager of Clinical Services Supervisor, provide support to dental assistants and providers in maintaining a sterile and aseptic environment in the assigned dental office.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Sterilize and process/store dental instruments in accordance with Infection Control Guidelines. -Weekly Biological monitoring. Maintenance of sterilization equipment in accordance with manufacturers instructions. -Clean sterilization and other clinical equipment, including operations, operatory equipment and handpieces, in accordance with Infection Control Guidelines and the manufacturers recommendations. -Mix disinfectant solutions.
  • Assist in restocking operatories after patients use in accordance with established guidelines. -Receive and ship dental lab cases. Verify accuracy of mailing slips with cases. -Pour impressions and trim models. -Clean lab cases and laboratory equipment in accordance with Infection Control Guidelines. -Maintain a clean and orderly laboratory. -Assist in cleaning operatories after patients use in accordance with Infection Control Guidelines, under the direction of the provider or dental assistant. -Monitor shipment and receipt of handpieces for routine maintenance. -Order/replace secondary hazard communication container labels as needed. -Participate in the confirmation calling process. -Enter/receive selected information into/from the Programs automated dental information system, such as Perio charting. -Participate in maintaining an adequate inventory of dental instruments and supplies within the assigned dental office. -Conforms with established dress code and takes appropriate precautions to protect clothing from soiling and contamination, consistent with established infection control guidelines. -
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the office manager or supervisory personnel that are consistent with the individuals training and experience in an active and cooperative manner.Basic Qualifications: -Experience
  • N/A -Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. -License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A -Additional Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to uphold applicable infection control guidelines at all times to maintain patient safety.
  • Ability to pass competency exam (Biological Monitors) at 85% within 30 days of hire/transfer.
  • Ability to work in a complex high activity environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for a minimum of four (4) hours at a time. -Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years experience working with Dental care professionals in a high-volume environment.
  • Two (2) years experience with infection control and safety programs.
  • Previous KP work experience and thorough knowledge of KP organizational structure.
  • Basic knowledge of sterilization and infection control equipment and practices. -Notes:
  • Days/Times vary.
  • Travel Clackamas, Gresham, Glisan, Rockwood, Johnson Creek, Eastmoreland, Oregon City dental.Job Schedule: Job Category: Dental Support

Keywords: Kaiser, Beaverton , Dental Sterilization Aide, Healthcare , Beaverton, Oregon

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