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Chapa-De Dental Sterilization Technician - Entry Level Dental Assistants Welcomed! in Grass Valley, California

Job Descriptions:

Chapa-De invites you to consider a Sterilization Technician position - train and build confidence in the dental industry or as a Dental Assistant! The growth for this position is exciting and based on a development pace that works for you. As your confidence builds, you are supported in developing patient care skills that can help you obtain licensure that allows you to grow in responsibilities and compensation.

This is your opportunity to join a passionate culture of people focused on providing high quality care to American Indians and low-income members of our communities. Our clinics also offer a fantastic work-life balance and phenomenal benefits.

Salary: $17.40+ depending on experience!

Benefit Highlights:

  • Employee annual raises when meeting or exceeding job expectations

  • Employer-paid Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision): 100% for employee and 80% for dependents.

  • 17 days PTO per year

  • 11 Paid Holidays

  • Retirement Plan with 6% match

  • Fantastic work/life balance

  • Opportunities for career advancement

Our Sterilization Technician participate in a dynamic team based environment by providing back office support to our Dental team.

Sterilization Technician

  • Maintain instruments and working areas in accordance with sterilization/disinfection protocols.

  • Prepare and arrange instruments, trays, medications and required material.

  • Perform all tests and maintenance on autoclave equipment.

  • As you build your skills, train as a Dental Assistant. We provide promotional opportunities for this role that pay you to take classes to obtain your Registered Dental Assisting (RDAs) license and increase your compensation. RDA's start at $25.35+ per hour!

Required Experience:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, GED.

  • Current CPR certification.

** Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID - 19 vaccine before date of hire to be considered for employment. This includes the booster shot, when eligible.

Indian Preference. Preference in filling vacancies will be given to qualified Indian applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, section 472 & 473). In other than the above, Chapa-De Indian Health Program, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us: Chapa-De is a non-profit community outpatient health center with a mission to advance the health and well-being of American Indians and low income individuals living in our communities by providing convenient access to high quality, compassionate care. With clinics located in Auburn, CA and Grass Valley, CA, we have multidisciplinary health care teams that provide a broad spectrum of services including adult and pediatric primary care, nutrition and health education, women's health services, dental care, orthodontia, mental health and substance abuse counseling, psychiatry, optometry, and pharmacy.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Chapa-De recognizes that our strength lies in our people.

We are committed to the principals of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is the intent of Chapa-De to maintain a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or Local laws. We are dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Chapa-De provides reasonable accommodation to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation.

Post job offer: pre-employment physical, pre-employment drug screen, TB test, proof of COVID-19 vaccination and annual flu shot (during flu season) are required as a condition of employment. Additionally, your authorization to release information for criminal background check is a contingency for an offer of employment.

Keyword: Dental Sterilization Technician

From: Chapa-De