Sterile Supplies Specialist - #390289

Augusta University

Date: 08/19/2021 20:00 PM

City: Augusta, Georgia

Salary: $1,262 - $1,478 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accredited organization with knowledge of sterilization processes.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Knowledge of dental instruments and equipment

Prioritize tasks, complete work and meet deadlines

Ability effectively interact with dental assistant, students, faculty and staff

Experience with Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases

Excellent verbal/written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Ability to learn sterilization principles, procedures, equipment and patient management software

Good manual dexterity, ability to distinguish colors, and ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from a Dental Assistant Program and/or graduation from a Sterile Process Technician Program.


Associate's Degree from an accredited College/University with 2 years Sterilization experience.


Inventory - 20%

Assisting with the implementation of a system for inventory control and periodic inventory of dental instruments; Maintain daily inventory control.

Instruments - 50%

Dispense and collect all instruments to and from dispensaries/clinics; ensure that the highest quality of infection control is maintained.

Inventory Control - 10%

Operate computer system/scanners for inventory control, create labels, maintain forms, and create barcode labels.

Infection Control - 10%

Ensure that the highest quality of infection control is maintained.

Room Maintenance - 5%

Maintain all rooms associated with Central Sterilization, conduct scheduled cleaning of walls floors, counters, and equipment, and conduct daily cleaning of assigned work area.

Other Duties - 5

Perform other related duties/tasks as assigned.

Job Summary

The Sterile Supplies Specialist is responsible for the sterilization and processing of supplies and instruments for distribution. Responsible for inspecting, sorting, disassembly/reassembly, manual and mechanical cleaning, biological processes, equipment operation, packaging, sterilizing, storing and distribution of sterile supplies. Work is performed under direct supervision and is reviewed by observation of results obtained. Also required to work ADEX (CRDTS) exams and mock boards, as well as, other special board certifications exercises throughout the year as needed requiring weekend work up to approximately 4-6 times per year.



Shift: Monday-Friday (Occasional weekends 4-6 times per year)

1:00pm to 10:00pm (currently working 11:30am to 8:30pm)

Pay Grade: 7

Salary: $12.62-$14.78

Recruitment Period: -Until Filled

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


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