UNIVERSITY OF IOWA DENTAL ASSISTANT II in IOWA CITY, Iowa

DENTAL ASSISTANT IIRequisition # 021046Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.Position BasicsPosition Type:Technical/CraftJob Type:RegularInitial Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledOrganization:College of DentistryDepartment:Dental Clinic AdministrationSub Department:Clinic AdministrationBuilding:Dental Science Bldg (DSB)SalaryMonthly Salary:$2,796Annual Salary:$33,554Pay Grade:08Work SchedulePart/Full TimeFull Time PositionHours:8:00 AM to 5:00 PMShift:1stWork Week:RegularDays Off: Sun,SatJob DetailsBackground Check:Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.License/Certifications:Iowa Dental Radiography CertificationIowa Registered Dental AssistantAdditional Information:An advanced starting rate may be requested based on exceptional qualifications. Applicants must have the following by time of appointment: successful completion of ADAA accredited dental assistant program or 24 full-time months chairside dental assisting experience in 4-handed dental practice; Iowa certificate of dental assistant registration; and State of Iowa radiology certification.Desired Qualifications:1. Prefer experience working with a general dentist. 2. Prefer ability to communicate effectively with others. 3. Prefer experience working with electronic health records. 4. Prefer experience working with graduate students.Duties:Assist and work with dentists, dental students and dental hygienists.Provide chairside dental assistance to faculty and graduate dental students in treatment of dental patients. Interacting with patients, assisting with the management of patients, training dental students in operation of the clinic, developing radiographs, and chair-side dental assisting. Will assist multiple providers.ADDITIONAL POSITION EXPECTATIONS:-Civil and Respectful Interactions:Demonstrates respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one's duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers, and customers; constructively brings forward workplace concerns to coworkers and/or supervisor.-Diversity and Inclusion:Welcomes the richness of talent from a diverse workforce and recognizes that diversity brings stimulation, challenge, and energy that contribute to a productive and effective workplace.-Learning and Professional Development:Seeks opportunities to enhance one's own knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one's current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development that contribute to the mission and goals of the institution.-Responsibility and Accountability:Represents the interests of the University and of unit leadership in the use of resources to meet serviceand productivity demands within unit goals and budgets; strives to promote continual process and quality improvement.MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:1. Successful completion of an ADAA dental assistance program or two years of chairside assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.2. Must have a current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by the Iowa Board of Dental Examiners.3. Must possess current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography.Before applying for the DENTAL ASSISTANT II position, please read the Minimum QualificationsBefore you can apply for a specific opening, you must have an ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MERIT EMPLOYMENT FILE with UI HR Employment Services. If you have already done so, please login. If you have not, please read our introductory page.APPLICANT CREDENTIALS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATIONBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.For information about applying for Office and Clerical, Service, or Technical/Craft positions, please go to Merit Application Procedures