Sterile Processing Technician – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best.

We, at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, are all committed to maintaining an environment of excellence and eminence, and this commitment shines through in all that we do.

We are looking to hire Sterile Processing Technician to join the team! Sterile Processing Technician cleans, disinfects and sterilizes instruments, equipment, surgical linen and supplies. Prepares and processes packs, supplies, equipment and instruments according to designated principles of asepsis. Conducts and evaluates daily chemical tests on autoclave chambers, chemiclaves and dry heat sterilizers. Receives contaminated instruments/supplies and dispenses sterilized instruments/supplies. Fills requisitions, records charges and inventories supplies. Delivers and picks up supplies and equipment.

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The hourly rate range for this position is $17.00 – $19.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Minimum Education: Specialized/technical training

Minimum Certifications: Certified Registered Central Service Technician – CRCST (IAHCSMM) and/or Sterile Processing Technician certification

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Addtional Experience Requirements: Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum work experience

Minimum Skills: Completion of sterilization/central service technician training course. Experience as Central Service Technician in a clinical setting.
Working knowledge of sterilization techniques and equipment, universal safety precautions, and requirements of organizations such as JCAHO, Board of Dental Examiners, OSHA and ADA. Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) training.

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