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Employment Opportunities - Staff

Listed below are the job opportunities available in the College of Dentistry at this time. All listed positions will comply with University regulations regarding Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment before hiring.  

Learn more and/or apply at the Jobs@UIowa website - https://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/index.php.  Use the Search feature and enter the desired the Requisition number as listed below.


100% Dental Assistant II – Operative Dentistry – Req #018187

Assist and work with dentists, dental students and dental hygienists.  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.  Requires:  Current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by the Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography; and successful c0mpletion of an ADAA Dental Assistance program or two years of chairside dental assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.  Desirable:  experience working with a general dentist; ability to communicate effectively with others; and experience working with electronic health records.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowal.edu, reference Req #018187.  On Extended Advertising.


100% Support Services Coordinator – Clinic Administration – Req #69026

Under general supervision of Support Services Manager, performs assigned administrative and functional supervisory duties for Clinic Administration’s patient call center and front line clinic clerk staff. Will provide administrative supervision of 12-14 staff members, and functional supervision of 28-30 staff members. Will assist Support Services Manager in collaborating and communicating with front line staff policy and procedure changes relevant to scheduling, billing, etc.   Participate with Support Services Manager in development, implementation, and updating of training manuals/tools and standardizing process work flow.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; and 1-3 years’ relevant experience including the following skillsets - Customer Support Function – Extensive Experience, Customer Service Management – Extensive Experience, Performance Management – Extensive Experience, Team Management and Team Building – Working Experience.  DESIRABLE:  Experience with dental terminology; Some knowledge of University policies, procedures, and regulations; Experience with electronic health records; and HIPAA – Working Experience.  Salary:  $40,125 to commensurate.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #69026.  Advertising:  05/17/2016 - 05/31/2016


100% Support Services Specialist – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – Req #69022

Responsible for providing efficient and effective clinical operational support through the delivery of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery dental health care services for the College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics by scheduling patient appointments and providing front line collegiate support following the guidelines set forth by the College of Dentistry’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department and at Hawkeye Oral Surgery.  Liaison for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the College of Dentistry Business Office resolving patient financial disputes.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; and 6 months – 1 year relevant experience in a dental health care environment, including the following skillsets - Experience scheduling for multiple providers in a dental healthcare environment, Experience with electronic health records, Experience working in Windows based networked database using multiple data tools, Customer Interaction – Working Experience, Customer Service Management – Working Experience, Effective Communication – Working Experience, and Decision Making and Critical Thinking – Basic Experience.  DESIRABLE:  Experience with dental terminology; Experience with dental scheduling; Some knowledge of University policies, procedures, and regulations; Experience in a public health setting; and Experience working with students.  Salary:  $36,719 to commensurate.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #69022.   Advertising:  05/17/2016 - 05/31/2016


100% Secretary IV – Dental Administration – Req #018270

Supports the Associate Dean for Students and is responsible for planning commencement and other special events; working closely with student organizations including monitoring budgets; coordinating the scholarship and grant awarding process; communication with internal and external constituents on behalf the office and the College of Dentistry; coordinating the selection process for the college’s international exchange programs; and working with offices within the college and across the University to advance initiatives. The position requires the ablity to multi-task; a high level of confidentiality and judgement; and attention to detail.  Requires:  PC Spreadsheet and Public Contact/Customer Service.  Desirable:  experience in an Academic/Student Affairs environment; experience working with budgets; and knowledge of University policies and procedures.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #018270.   Advertising:  05/21/2016 – 06/03/2016


100% Dental Instrument Management Tech – Req #018271

Performs technical duties and provides support in a dental instrument management and materials supply system.  Decontaminates, sterilizes, assembles, and distributes instruments and materials according to prescribed procedures and techniques.  Position duties include: moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 lbs, moving carts weighing up to 100 lbs, and the retrieval of items from low level cabinets & drawers.  Must be able to perform basic functions of position which include: Moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 pounds; moving carts weighing up to 100 pounds; and retrieving items from low level cabinets and drawers.  Desirable:  previous dental experience.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #018271.   Advertising:  05/27/2016 – 06/03/2016


100% Dental Instrument Management Tech – Req #018272

Performs technical duties and provides support in a dental instrument management and materials supply system.  Decontaminates, sterilizes, assembles, and distributes instruments and materials according to prescribed procedures and techniques.  Position duties include: moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 lbs, moving carts weighing up to 100 lbs, and the retrieval of items from low level cabinets & drawers.  Must be able to perform basic functions of position which include: Moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 pounds; moving carts weighing up to 100 pounds; and retrieving items from low level cabinets and drawers.  Desirable:  previous dental experience.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #018272.   Advertising:  05/27/2016 – 06/03/2016


100% Dental Instrument Management Tech – Req #018273

Performs technical duties and provides support in a dental instrument management and materials supply system.  Decontaminates, sterilizes, assembles, and distributes instruments and materials according to prescribed procedures and techniques.  Position duties include: moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 lbs, moving carts weighing up to 100 lbs, and the retrieval of items from low level cabinets & drawers.  Must be able to perform basic functions of position which include: Moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 pounds; moving carts weighing up to 100 pounds; and retrieving items from low level cabinets and drawers.  Desirable:  previous dental experience.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #018273.   Advertising:  05/27/2016 – 06/03/2016


100% Dental Instrument Management Tech – Req #018274

Performs technical duties and provides support in a dental instrument management and materials supply system.  Decontaminates, sterilizes, assembles, and distributes instruments and materials according to prescribed procedures and techniques.  Position duties include: moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 lbs, moving carts weighing up to 100 lbs, and the retrieval of items from low level cabinets & drawers.  Must be able to perform basic functions of position which include: Moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 pounds; moving carts weighing up to 100 pounds; and retrieving items from low level cabinets and drawers.  Desirable:  previous dental experience.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #018274.   Advertising:  05/27/2016 – 06/03/2016


100% Support Services Specialist – Req #69072

Responsible for providing efficient and effective clinical operational support through the delivery of oral health care services within the College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics by scheduling patient appointments and providing front line collegiate support following the guidelines set forth by the College of Dentistry’s Clinic Administration department.   6 months – 1 year relevant experience in a health care environment, including the following skillsets:  Experience scheduling for multiple providers in a healthcare environment; Experience with electronic health records; Experience working in Windows based networked database using multiple data tools; Customer Interaction – Working Experience; Customer Service Management – Working Experience; Effective Communication – Working Experience; and Decision Making and Critical Thinking – Basic Experience.  Desirable:  Experience with dental terminology; Some knowledge of University policies, procedures, and regulations; Experience in a public health setting; and Experience working with students.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #69072.   Advertising:  05/26/2016 – 06/09/2016


100% Clinical Care/Specialized Services Supervisor (Manager, Sterilization Services) – Req #69079

Management responsiblility for the College of Dentistry Instrument Sterilization and Management System, including monitoring decontamination, assembly, sterilization, health and safety testing, inventory, storage and distributions of all dental instruments and supplies used in patient care at five core dental care delivery centers:  the College of Dentistry, Center for Disabilities and Development, Muscatine Clinics, Hawkeye Oral Surgery, as well as collegiate outreach programs.  This position is responsible for monitoring water delivery system to meet EPA standards. This position has responsibility for administrative supervision of 16 technical staff and student hourly employees servicing 19 dental and specialty clinics, 276 clinical operatories and 14 surgical suites.  REQUIRES:  Master’s degree in a relevant health science or equivalent field, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; 3 - 5 years of relevant experience, to include the following skillsets - at least 3 years administrative supervisory experience, significant experience with dental or medical Instrument processing, and Sterilization, unit management, etc.  DESIRABLE:  Experience with OSHA standards and CDC guidelines; Certification/Membership in IAHCCSMM (International Association of Health Care Central Service Materials Management); Membership in OSAP (Organization of Safety and Asepsis Procedures); Experience with management and disposal of hazardous chemicals; Experience with EPA water standards in a healthcare setting; and Knowledge and experience with N2O testing in a healthcare setting.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #69079.    Advertising:  05/26/2016 – 06/09/2016


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.