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ASDOH - Ortho Sterilization/Dental Assistant (Float)

A.T. Still University

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ASDOH - Ortho Sterilization/Dental Assistant (Float)

Job Category: Medical/Dental Technician
Requisition Number: ASDOH002737
Full Time
Mesa, AZ 85206, USAMesa, AZ 85206, USA

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A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) is seeking applications for a full-time non-exempt Ortho Sterilization/Dental Assistant on the Mesa, Arizona campus. This position is responsible for sterilizing used instruments in regulation with OSHA and ATSU guidelines, checking instruments in/out of sterilization for dental students, residents, and faculty.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Complete all equipment sterilization on a daily basis.
  • Maintain dental equipment inventory and supply control system as needed.
  • Dispense and receive dental instruments to/from faculty, staff, and students.
  • Deliver and pick up sterilization carts from Comprehensive Care Units.
  • Practice proper PPE safety consistently.
  • General administrative duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for taking radiographs and i-Cat images as needed.
  • Assisting orthodontic residents, students, and faculty while treating live patients.
  • Ensuring the dental unit is stocked with supplies as determined by the Dental Assistant Supervisor and/or CCU Director.
  • Will serve as a dental assistant floating to the clinic floor as needed, as well as clinic dispensary to cover vacations and absences as needed.
  • The incumbent will float between chairside and sterilization.

Skills & Experience:
  • Some college or technical training is required.
  • Experience chair-side assisting live patients.
  • Familiarity with infection control procedures, sterilization protocol, OSHA standards, and HIPAA regulations.
  • Previous inventory/supply room experience, supply chain experience, four-handed dentistry/orthodontic experience.
  • DANB x-ray certification is required.
  • CPR certificate.
  • Basic computer experience (Email, Excel, Word, etc.),
  • Digital x-ray & ICAT,Dolphin software experience.

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:



Preferred Team Player Intermediate

Positive Attitude Intermediate

Flexibility Intermediate







Licenses & Certifications
AZ Dental Assist Cert

AZ Dental X-Ray Cert

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A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries.

ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.

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5850 E. Still Circle

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