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Central Sterile Technician II

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Central Sterile Technician II
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Technologists
Department RSDM-Clinical affairs

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is seeking a Central Sterile Technician II for the Office for Clinical Affairs. Reports to Program Administrator. Maintains all aspects of sterilization procedures within the various clinical operations, related to dental instruments and supplies associated with patient care.

• Operates and monitors steam autoclaves, sonic washers and other sterilizing equipment; keeps records of loads completed, items in loads, and maintenance procedures performed.
• Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments and equipment; assembles wraps and sterilizer cassettes, trays, and instruments.
• Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and equipment.
• Maintains necessary supply levels in sterile storage areas.
• Verifies that equipment functions properly, initiates requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement and removes defective equipment.
• Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety and environmental and infection control standards.
• Examines equipment to detect leaks, weak or loose parts, or other indications of disrepair.
• Maintains storage rooms in a neat and orderly manner in keeping with the highest standards of sanitation.
• Participates in Quality Assurance activities.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 1600
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 18.480
Annual Mid Range Salary 18.980
Annual Maximum Salary 19.550
Standard Hours 35.00
Union Description Teamsters, Local 97
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility PERS


Minimum Education and Experience

• One year of experience in a health care, medical or dental setting or a closely related setting using sterilization procedures.
• New Jersey Central Service Certification

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of decontamination, sterilization, assembly, packing, and monitoring of instruments.
• Follows proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.

Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Frequent reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive).
• Must have the ability to lift/push/pull greater than 50 pounds.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST2933
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application