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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Sherwood, OR 97140
(Job ID: 339778)



Sherwood, OR 97140



Jul 07, 2021




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur


#339778 ACTIVE


Sterilization Technician WILSON ORTHODONTICS is seeking a Sterilization Tech / Infection Control Coordinator for our growing practice! This entry level role provides an excellent opportunity to break into a career in dentistry or healthcare. As a valued member of our clinic team, your work helps provide an amazing experience for our patients and earns you the respect and appreciation of the doctor and each team member. If you find joy in assisting and supporting others, have an obsession for all things neat and clean, love to be physically active and busy, prefer checklists and procedures over winging it, and are eager to expand your knowledge and skills in orthodontics, this position is made for you! As your skills grow and you become more efficient, you’ll have opportunities to learn other tasks such as lab work, facilities maintenance, Invisalign case check-in, basic dental assisting and charting, some front office work such as phone calls and scanning documents, marketing activities, and more. Dental experience is preferred, and xray certification earns higher compensation. Primary job responsibilities: Clean and sterilize dental instruments and equipment Turn over chairs after each patient by cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces Maintain order and cleanliness in the dental lab and in the sterilization area Restock and maintain an inventory of dental supplies and instruments to assure a constant level is always available Comply with and share in the implementation of all safety, sterilization and infection control requirements, including OSHA Maintain stock of supplies needed to sterilize equipment and instruments Reset instrument setups according to procedure Communicate instrument repair needs to supervisor Ensure instruments/equipment is stored in the proper location. Perform weekly spore testing and maintain a log of the results Perform weekly and monthly maintenance of dental and sterilization equipment per manufacturers’ recommendations Properly dispose of all biohazards material Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Excellent customer/patient service and verbal communication skills Ability to read, write, speak, and understand information and follow instructions for the proper handling of tools, instruments, and supplies Basic computer knowledge Ability to work in fast-paced, patient-focused environment Dr. Wilson is a Diamond-level Invisalign provider and we are growing our practice with a focus on Invisalign. We take pride in our excellent clinical results while creating a loving, fun, and supportive work environment for our team. We are actively involved in continuing education and are constantly seeking to improve ourselves and our practice. COMPETITIVE WAGE $16.00+ per hour depending on experience in the industry. VACATION PAY HOLIDAY PAY RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTION MATCHING PAID CONTINUING EDUCATION HEALTH INSURANCE DENTAL PLAN To apply, please submit a current resume and the best method and time to reach you, along with a cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this role.