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Dental Sterilization Technician - DHWC (10807)

Methodist Healthcare Ministries
San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Job Code
    10807
The mission of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM) is " Serving Humanity to Honor God " by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Rio Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church.

We are here to improve the health of those least served in the 72 counties of South Texas identified as the Southwest Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church.

We are charged to provide innovative, effective and long-term physical, mental and spiritual resources to promote healing and wellness and to nurture wholeness of body, mind and spirit.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintains patient confidentiality and complies with all federal and state health information privacy laws.
  • Properly handle, clean, assemble test and package a variety of dental instruments.
  • Receives contaminated instruments, clean, disinfect and processes instruments for sterilization.
  • Has knowledge of dental instruments and supplies.
  • Be able to detect imperfections in instruments and equipment, such as wear.
  • Be able to perform minor adjustments or repairs, such as flushing out blocked hoses.
  • Be able to maintain sterilization equipment according to the manufactures instructions.
  • Replenish supplies
  • Track and log the sterilization process of instruments.
  • Be able to recognize if instruments are sterile.
  • Perform spore tests and keep log of spore tests
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Two years of experience in sterilization or related field required.

Language Ability :

Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other team members.

Reasoning Ability :

Ability to apply understanding to carry out instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with occasional or no variables.

Certificates and Licenses :

Sterilization Technician Certification preferred.

Computer Skills :

Possess working knowledge of the Internet, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel applications.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is exposed to a medical office environment having direct contact with patients and clients. Position necessitates bending, stooping, twisting, turning, walking, climbing step stools, sitting and standing for periods of time. Must be able to lift and maneuver 25 pounds.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) and subcontractor(s) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

MHM complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

MHM expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MHM's employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

MHM makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodation would impose an undue business hardship. Please let us know if you need an accommodation to participate in the application process.





Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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