Step into Dental Health: Volunteer as a Dental Sterilization Aide

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ORGANIZATION: LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC

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Ignite your passion for community service and dental health by becoming a Volunteer Dental Sterilization Aide! Your role will be crucial in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of dental care by maintaining a sterile environment for patients and staff. Embrace this rewarding opportunity to support our mission of providing top-quality dental services while developing your skills and making a difference in the lives of those in need.

Benefits of Volunteering:

· Join a supportive and welcoming team of professionals.

· Receive training and mentorship from experienced dental professionals.

· Gain valuable hands-on experience in a dental care setting.

· Uncover hidden talents, develop new interests, and gain a deeper understanding of your own strengths and values.

Responsibilities and Duties:

· Properly clean, disinfect, and sterilize dental instruments and equipment following established protocols.

· Operate and maintain autoclaves and other sterilization devices.

· Ensure all sterilized instruments are stored correctly and ready for use.

· Prepare and arrange instruments and materials for dental procedures.

· Prepare and clean treatment rooms, including disinfection of surfaces and dental chairs.

· Ensure proper disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.

· Occasionally assist with patient care, including seating patients and providing post-operative instructions.

Qualifications:

· Strong willingness to learn and receive feedback and direction.

· Attention to detail and proven organizational skills.

· Reliable and punctual with a consistent commitment to the role.

· Experience with sterilization procedures desirable but not required.

Embark on a journey of self-discovery as a volunteer, where you'll unearth hidden talents, cultivate fresh interests, and delve into a profound exploration of your own strengths and values. Through the act of giving back, not only do you make a positive impact on the community, but you also unlock untapped potential within yourself. Apply today and be a part of something truly special.

2 Shifts

  • 07:45 AM to 12:00 PM PST - Spots available: 1
  • 11:45 AM to 04:00 PM PST - Spots available: 1
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About LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC

Location:

600 W PEACHTREE ST, LAKELAND, FL 33815, US

Mission Statement

Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine (LVIM) empowers the medically underserved of Polk County to live healthier lives by providing access to FREE, high-quality, comprehensive healthcare through a community of caring volunteers.

Description

VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART OF WHAT WE DO!

At LVIM, patients gain a medical home and have access to doctors’ visits, diagnostic testing, lab tests, ultrasound scans and x-rays at no charge because of our volunteer staff. More extensive diagnostics, such as CT’s and MRI’s, are also available through a network of participating ancillary providers who volunteer their facilities, staff and professional time also at no charge to LVIM or the patients. Additionally, LVIM operates a full-service pharmacy, funded by United Way of Central Florida, filling approximately 30,000 prescriptions a year. The Prescription Assistance Program within LVIM secures almost $3 million of brand-name prescriptions for patients at no charge.

At LVIM, the treatment is free; the care is priceless.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

600 West Peachtree St.Lakeland, FL 33815

(28.04795,-81.96292)
 

SKILLS

  • Dental

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 Month (One - 4 hour shift per week) Total for 48 hours

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