INSTRUMENT STERILIZATION ATTENDANT
Duties: Individual will be required to decontaminate, clean, identify, and assemble the entire range of dental instruments used throughout the Penn Dental Medicine clinics. Individual must be able to select the correct method of sterilization of instruments. Issue/collect instrument supplies and laboratory equipment utilizing scanning equipment. Candidate will be required to learn how to operate the various types of sterilization equipment utilized by the department. Additional responsibilities include delivery and inventory of equipment to and from the various clinics in PDM. Cross-train and rotate to work in instrument dispensing areas of assigned dental clinics. Cross-train in the Levy Research building to perform duties/tasks as required for sterilization of glassware and specified waste of the research labs. Perform additional tasks as needed associated with those assigned clinics as directed by the clinic manager. May be required to work occasional weekends and/or overtime as needed for preparation of student licensing exams (CDCA)
Qualifications: An Associate's Degree or two year college equivalent and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Dental or medical background helpful but not required. Must be able to push or pull up to 150 lbs. and lift up to 100 lbs. Must be able to follow detailed oral and written instructions. Be able to multi-task between responsibilities, to accurately complete assigned task in a fast-paced working environment. Required to work during preparations for ADEX exam held during the academic year. Occasional weekend and/or overtime work required.
Reference Number: 51-27306
Salary Grade: 022
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Org: Instrument Management Service
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: 6-Technical Scientific/Statistical