Sterilization Technician

Posting Number 2022-9943
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/30/2023 8:00 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Fully Onsite
Central Sterilization Unit (Staff)
College of Dentistry (DN1032)
Compensation Grade
Local 3882 - 40
Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
Health Services

Position Summary

Sterilize dental instruments including instrument cassettes, bur blocks, endo file boxes, and handpieces. Track dental instruments through all phases of the cleaning and sterilization process by utlilizing scanning technology. Perform routine maintenance on a variety of dental equipment. Operate disinfection and sterilization equipment. Troubleshoot error messages, perform preventative maintenance to ensure optimal operation of equipment. Maintain files and records and provide support to clinic office staff.


Required Education:
High school diploma or equivalent. CRCST certification.

Current Central Service certification by an accredited agency (IAHCSMM or CBSPD).

Required Experience:
Up to 6 months of related experience. Familiarity with dental instruments.

Preferred Experience:
Dental assistant training or experience.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to operate basic office equipment. Ability to learn how to operate a variety of basic dental equipment.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the hourly rate for this position is $29.958. This rate is based on the applicable collective bargaining agreement.


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