Dental Sterilization Technician Resume Samples

A Dental Sterilization Technician is responsible for ensuring the correct sterilization and disinfection of dental instruments and equipment. Common duties mentioned on the Dental Sterilization Technician Resume include the following – preparing and maintaining dental instruments and equipment for use in patient care, cleaning and sterilizing instruments, disinfecting surfaces, and maintaining an inventory of supplies. The job professional operates and maintains all sterilization equipment, and performs quality control tests for proper sterilization.

A qualified Dental Sterilization Technician must be knowledgeable about infection control practices and also possess the following skills – strong organizational and communication skills, knowledge of infection control practices, medical terminology, and sterilization techniques. Education-wise, a high school diploma or GED may suffice, however, many employers necessitate certification in infection control and sterilization. Work experience in relevant areas will be highly beneficial.

Dental Sterilization Technician Resume example

Junior Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

Objective : As a Junior Dental Sterilization Technician, provided essential behind-the-scenes service to the Practice. Experienced in cleaning and sterilizing treatment rooms, sterilization of dental instruments, setting treatment rooms up for treatment, periodontal charting as needed for hygienists.

Skills : Knowledge On Sterilization Processes, Tracking And Maintaining Sterilization Records, Certified Dental Assistant.

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  1. Stricted adherence to the ethics and code of conduct as established by Marimn Health.
  2. Developed and maintained positive relationships with dental and medical staff of Marimn Health.
  3. Actively practiced infection control techniques as required by OSHA guidelines.
  4. Ensured all assigned tasks are completed when not involved with patient care.
  5. Ensured that all local anesthetics and material used during treatment have current expiration dates.
  6. Assisted team with any task which may aid the flow and care of patients.
  7. Actively completed all assigned tasks when not directly involved with patient care.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma


              Senior Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

              Summary : As a Senior Dental Sterilization Technician, optimized patient flow to enable the highest standard of care through best practices. Prepared dental instruments to be processed and sterilized. Facilitated the set up of treatment rooms for patient care and the subsequent cleaning and disinfection of dental instruments, equipment and treatment rooms following completion of patient care.

              Skills : Clean And Orderly Sterilization Area, Communication And Interpersonal, Certified Dental Sterilization Technician .

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              Description :

              1. Sterilized instruments for students and faculty to ensure compliance with OSHA and CDC regulations.
              2. Maintained infection control areas to ensure compliance with OSHA and state regulations.
              3. Maintained inventory of supplies to ensure the availability of instruments for students and faculty.
              4. Dispensed and collected supplies and equipment to ensure operational efficiency.
              5. Collected data and maintains reports to ensure proper infection control standards are met.
              6. Understood and interpreted state and OSHA rules and regulations regarding sterilization procedures, and infection control.
              7. Entered and verified information with accuracy and Understood and followed oral and written instructions.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      7-10 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Senior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      High School Diploma


                                      Freelance Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

                                      Objective : As a Freelance Dental Sterilization Technician, Processed instruments, inspected cassettes, replaced missing or damaged instruments, prepared and packaged, loaded and unloaded the autoclave, transporting and securing instruments following instrument tracking system protocols and servicing dispensaries throughout building with adequate inventory to contribute to a smooth clinic operation and positive clinic experience for patients, students, and staff.

                                      Skills : Multitasking, Problem-Solving, Verbal And Written Instructions.

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                                      Description :

                                      1. Arranged appropriate dental instruments and materials for patient treatment.
                                      2. Assisted the dentist and dental hygienist by providing suction/evacuation function as needed.
                                      3. Sterilized, cleaned and maintained dental instruments and equipment.
                                      4. Assisted clerical support to schedule patient appointments.
                                      5. Assisted with maintaining dental supply inventories.00
                                      6. Assisted with maintaining patient charts, progress notes and records.
                                      7. Worked knowledge of dental practices, procedures and techniques.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          2-5 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Junior
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          High School Diploma

                                                          Associate Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

                                                          Objective : As an Associate Dental Sterilization Technician, supported the daily operations that relate to the reprocessing of instrumentation includes decontamination, cleaning, assembly, packaging, and sterilizing instruments, trays, and equipment for the hospital and affiliate physicians offices.

                                                          Skills : Cleaning, Tracking, And Maintaining Sterilization Records, Certified Dental Assistant.

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                                                          Description :

                                                          1. Decontaminated and sterilized instruments, and equipment and assembles wraps and sterilizes cassettes, trays, and instruments.
                                                          2. Operated and monitored steam autoclaves, sonic washers, and other sterilizing equipment.
                                                          3. Monitored biological and chemical wash solutions to ensure quality and consistency for the decontamination of instruments.
                                                          4. Maintained necessary supply levels in sterile storage areas.
                                                          5. Kept records of loads completed, items in loads, and maintenance procedures performed.
                                                          6. Followed proper Standard precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.
                                                          7. Experienced in decontamination, sterilization, assembly, packing, and monitoring of instruments.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Junior
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    High School Education

                                                                    Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

                                                                    Objective : As a Dental Sterilization Technician organized and maintained dental instruments in working areas in strict accordance with sterilization and/or disinfection protocols. Supported operational effectiveness, such as inventory control of dental instruments and supplies. Being responsible for Working with persons from a wide diversity of social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds is necessary.

                                                                    Skills : Dental Technician, Patient Care, Verbal And Written Instructions, Knowledge On Sterilization Processes.

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                                                                    Description :

                                                                    1. Cleaned, disinfected, and sterilized instruments and treatment areas.
                                                                    2. Disposed of contaminated or bio-hazardous waste/materials properly.
                                                                    3. Broke down and cleaned operatory after use
                                                                    4. Operated autoclaves, and keep records of loads completed.
                                                                    5. Assisted patient registration specialist as needed this may include but is not limited to answering phones, checking in and out patients, scheduling appointments, and checking insurance.
                                                                    6. Worked in a fast-paced, patient-focused environment.
                                                                    7. Worked in a team environment.
                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                  0-2 Years
                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                  Level
                                                                                  Entry Level
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  High School Diploma

                                                                                  Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

                                                                                  Summary : As a Dental Sterilization Technician, performed and participated in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, sterilization, storage, and distribution of reusable dental and surgical instrumentation and equipment.

                                                                                  Skills : Planning, Multitasking, sterilization.

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                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                  1. Maintained patient confidentiality and complies with all federal and state health information privacy laws.
                                                                                  2. Properly handled, cleaned, assembled test and packaged a variety of dental instruments.
                                                                                  3. Received contaminated instruments, cleaned, disinfect, and processes instruments for sterilization.
                                                                                  4. Knowledge of dental instruments and supplies.
                                                                                  5. Detected imperfections in instruments and equipment, such as wear.
                                                                                  6. Performed minor adjustments or repairs, such as flushing out blocked hoses.
                                                                                  7. Maintained sterilization equipment according to the manufactures instructions.
                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                            10+ Years
                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                            Level
                                                                                            Management
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            High School Education

                                                                                            Dental Sterile Technician Resume

                                                                                            Objective : Worked under the general supervision of the Dental Sterilization Technician; prepared contaminated instruments, equipment, and /or cassettes for sterilization; cleaned and sterilized instruments, equipment, and or cassettes.

                                                                                            Skills : Tracking And Maintaining Sterilization Records, Multitasking, Inventory Assistant.

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                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                            1. Received, rinsed, and ultrasonically cleaned contaminated instruments, equipment, and cassettes.
                                                                                            2. Wrapped, labeled, and delivered decontaminated instruments, equipment, and/or cassettes thru the pass-thru window for movement to the sterilization area.
                                                                                            3. Maintained inventory and supply records and Supervised Dental Sterilization Transporter.
                                                                                            4. Assisted Dental Sterilization Technician II as required.
                                                                                            5. Maintained records and prepare simple reports and Learned and used standardized coding systems.
                                                                                            6. Performed basic numerical calculations.
                                                                                            7. Lifted light to moderate weight.
                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                      Freelancer
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      High School Diploma

                                                                                                                      Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

                                                                                                                      Summary : As a Dental Sterilization Technician, Provided support to the dental staff by ensuring proper sterilization of instruments, proper sanitation of treatment rooms, and by providing translation between staff and patients to complement the dentist's role of delivering primary dental care services.

                                                                                                                      Skills : Healthcare, Treatment Planner, Sterilization of Instruments.

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                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                      1. Maintained and stocked exam rooms.
                                                                                                                      2. Cleaned and sterilized equipment and instruments.
                                                                                                                      3. Maintained clinical equipment and supplies.
                                                                                                                      4. Scanned clearance letters into patients EHR as needed.
                                                                                                                      5. Maintained patient confidentiality at all times.
                                                                                                                      6. Communicated and related well with dentists and other clinical staff.
                                                                                                                      7. Maintained appropriate certifications.
                                                                                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                                                10+ Years
                                                                                                                                Experience Level
                                                                                                                                Level
                                                                                                                                Executive
                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                High School Education

                                                                                                                                Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

                                                                                                                                Summary : As a Dental Sterilization Technician, Helped patients and community members navigate and access dental services and other resources to remove barriers to care. Supported the dental team by preparing for events, assisting with set up and during events and activities, ordering supplies, stocking, and tracking inventory, transporting supplies, and preparing paperwork.

                                                                                                                                Skills : Dental Assistant, Managing, Certified Dental Sterilization Technician.

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                                                                                                                                Description :

                                                                                                                                1. Assisted dentist and/or dental hygienist during chairside procedures including but not limited to operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, limited orthodontics, and oral surgery.
                                                                                                                                2. Kept oral areas clean during dental procedures by using retraction, suction, and irrigation.
                                                                                                                                3. Prepared and assisted with the utilization of dental materials and sets up instruments for each procedure.
                                                                                                                                4. Took and developed radiographs.
                                                                                                                                5. Disinfected environmental surfaces of the operatory which includes sterilization of instruments and equipment in accordance with federal, state, and institutional standards for infection control and safety.
                                                                                                                                6. Organized and maintained dental instruments, dental equipment, and maintenance logs.
                                                                                                                                7. Provided patient or parent education and oral hygiene instructions such as tooth brushing and flossing under the direction of a dentist and/or dental hygienist.
                                                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                                                            10+ Years
                                                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                                                            Management
                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                            High School Diploma

                                                                                                                                            Dental Sterilization Technician Resume

                                                                                                                                            Summary : As a Dental Sterilization Technician, I reprocessed instruments and equipment including pre-cleaning, decontamination, setting, and sterilizing. Provided services to the entire hospital with a large emphasis on Surgery instrumentation. Maintained various carts and distributed them as needed including code carts and isolation carts.

                                                                                                                                            Skills : Maintenance Skills, Clean And Orderly Sterilization Area.

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                                                                                                                                            1. Performed job duties in a manner to consistently improve the patient experience and minimize delays. Supportive of others involved in patient's care. 
                                                                                                                                            2. Assisted the patient and family with coordinating care to meet individual needs. 
                                                                                                                                            3. Facilitated patient flow thru the department processes. 
                                                                                                                                            4. Demonstrated organizational skills and plans ahead.
                                                                                                                                            5. Consistently demonstrated cost savings activities: Minimize supply waste. 
                                                                                                                                            6. Demonstrated productive use of time. Offers suggestions for cost savings.
                                                                                                                                            7. Demonstrated knowledge of departmental information by regularly attending staff meetings, reading email information, attending departmental in-service offerings, reading communication books, and reviewing available literature and resource material.
                                                                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                                                                  10+ Years
                                                                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                                                                  Executive
                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                  High School Education