Dental Sterilization Technician
Ashburn Children's Dentistry
Ashburn, VA US
Posted ago
Ashburn Children's Dentistry

Would you love a rewarding career opportunity working with children? Or are you a happy person, that simply loves kids?


We are growing and our busy, advanced pediatric dental practice would love to add talented, energized, and educated members to our team! This is a great opportunity to enter the dental field! If you're friendly, energetic and motivated, we're looking for you. If you want to help children smile and be a member of a team of friendly professionals who like to have fun while they work then you're looking for us! Experience preferred and willing to train the right person!

The duties of a sterilization technician include, but are not limited to, sterilizing dental instruments, maintaining sterilizing equipment, helping the clinical team clean operatories and supporting the assistants and doctors, during their appointments and any other tasks assigned. Competitive benefits package.

Room for career advancement. Sterilization techs who are self-starters and motivated receive additional training for our DA positions.


  • Ensure treatment rooms are cleaned prior to the patient being seating and cleaned after the dental services have been provided.
  • Sterilize and disinfect all instruments and dental equipment.
  • Reports defective materials or equipment to appropriate supervisors or staff.
  • Maintain stock of supplies needed to properly run the sterilizing, dispensing and pre-patient care areas.
  • Checks supplies to ensure they are not expired.
  • Maintain storage rooms in a neat and orderly manner in keeping with the highest standards of sanitation.
  • Collects information, keeps records and prepares reports as required using computerized inventory.
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent customer/patient service and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand information and follow instructions for the proper handling of tools, instruments, and supplies.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, patient-focused environment.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Listening skills: must be able to listen and follow directions from a supervisor.
  • Organizational skills: ensure that all tools, instruments and supplies are available and properly set up to enhance the efficiency of the dentist and other clinical staff.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some college or technical training preferred.
  • Dental or medical office experience preferred.
  • Instrument recognition preferred.
  • Experience repairing instrument equipment preferred.
  • Ability to work 36-38 hours per week (some days as early as 6:30am and ending some days at 7pm).
  • Ability to work 1-2 Saturday's per month (7:30am-1pm).
  • Reliable transportation to Ashburn, Virginia in all types of weather.

$10 - $15 hourly
About Ashburn Children's Dentistry

For almost 20 years, we have been honored to be one of Northern Virginia’s most awarded practices; most recently voted 2020 Northern Virginia’s Top Dentist. At Ashburn Children’s Dentistry, we practice from the heart – delivering customized dental care to create an experience that exceeds each patient’s expectations from when they walk through door. We are authoritative leaders in pediatric dentistry utilizing lasers and other advanced technologies. Through education &collaboration, we help patients and parents commit to a wellness journey that focuses on proactive prevention that prioritize overall health at each stage of development. We offer comprehensive medical benefits, personalized training programs, and more! We are looking for passionate, hard-working people who want to be part of our team and take ownership and pride in what they do. We promise an exciting opportunity and unlimited growth potential.

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