The senior central services/infection control technician is responsible for cleaning and wrapping dental instruments and preparing instrument trays for all School of Dentistry clinics. The individual in this position will also assist the infection control supervisor with the daily operations as well as orienting and training team members.
Decontamination of all dental instruments and related equipment and lab ware by use of an automated washer/disinfector.
Inspect dental and lab instruments and related equipment processed by department for form and function.
Act as lead in the absence of the supervisor.
Train new technicians and trainees.
Provide leadership and direction for other technicians.
Delegate work load in the absence of the supervisor.
High school diploma or GED and two years of central services experience.
Central Services Technician certification (CRCST).
Knowledge of infection control procedures, identification of instrument in picture charts for tray set-up. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Working Conditions / Demands
Ability to stand for several hours at a time, lift at least 50 pounds, stoop, push, and walk. Handle instruments and trays, wrap in paper or bags. Visual acuity to recognize instruments and see possible debris, as well as follow posted instrument identification charts. Regular attendance is required. Immunizations and annual TB test required.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without an accommodation.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 04
Job Function: Health Services
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