Sterilization Technician

Job Locations US-VA-Vinton
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Dr. Gene Gress and Dr. Chelsea Carey and the Vinton Blue Ridge Dental Group invite you to apply for our opening for a Full-time Sterilization Technician. Our office is conveniently located in Vinton, near W.E. Cundiff Elementary School. Our hours are Monday-Friday 8-5 with an hour for lunch. We are a small hometown dental practice focused on patient centered care. We also have a magnificent work/life balance atmosphere that caters to our team and family values.


The Sterilization Technician performs sterilization according to OSHA standards, infection control, organization, inventory of supplies and back up seating of patients.


  • Sterilize and disinfect dental instruments using ADA protocols.
  • Prepare trays with standard dental equipment to ensure effective patient turnover.
  • Observe and maintain all OSHA guidelines and standards.
  • Responsible for all dental instruments being cleaned, stored and sterilized using autoclave.
  • Operating, monitoring and cleaning of sterilization equipment.
  • Perform daily and weekly infection control test to ensure optimum sterility.
  • Data entry/assisting the hygienist with perio charting

Dr. Gress, Dr. Carey and the Vinton Team are looking for our ideal teammate. Our perfect candidate would be:

·       Hardworking

·       Honest

·       Thorough

·       Compassionate

·       Dedicated

·       Diverse

·       Nurturing

·       Patient centered

·       Positive

·       Possibility focused

·       Active in the community

·       A collaborator

·       Willing to evolve with dentistry



Education and Experience:


  • Maintains annual OSHA, HIPAA, BLS and infection control training as required by law.
  • This is an entry-level position in the dental field. No experience necessary.

Benefits Offered:


As a team we offer:

ü  High quality, honest dental care

ü  Kind and caring skilled dentists, dental assistants, and hygienists

ü  Diversity training

ü  Service oriented hearts

ü  Community outreach

ü   Positive nourishment and communication

ü  A small office vibe with big office benefits

ü  Opportunity for annual raises

ü  Monthly bonus structure built on teamwork

ü  60 minutes for general cleanings

ü  90 minutes for new patients

ü  Inclusivity                 

ü  Full PPE

ü  Uniforms

ü  Team building seminars

ü  Monthly team meeting

ü  Daily huddles

ü  Hygiene culture coaching

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