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ASDOH - Ortho Sterilization/Dental Assistant (Float)

A.T. Still University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 30, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

ASDOH - Ortho Sterilization/Dental Assistant (Float)

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

Job Details

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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