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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 Requisition number as listed below.


80% Dental Hygienist – Periodontics – Req #69200

Performs educational, therapeutic, preventive and diagnostic dental hygiene procedues delegated by and under the surpervision of a licensed/permitted dentist.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Dental Hygiene or equivalent is required; License to practice dental hygiene in the State of Iowa is required; Local anesthesia permit issued by the State of Iowa is required; Hygienists administering nitrous oxide must meet educational criteria in accordance with the rules of the Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; and Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.  DESIRABLE:  Proficient working with electronic health records; Periodontal dental hygiene experience; and Experience educating pre-doctoral and post-doctoral dental students regarding the dental hygienist’s role in the dental healthcare team.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #69200Advertising:  06/17/2016 – 07/01/2016


80% Dental Assistant II – Periodontics – Req #018463

Assist and work with dentists, graduate students, and dental students within the Periodontics clinic. Duties include chair side dental assisting (including surgical procedures), clinical unit setup and cleanup, assisting and interacting with patients, charting patient records into electronic records system, develop radiographs, and assist with the clinical supplies inventory.  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:  periodontal experience; surgical implant experience; and experience with elderly and medically compromised patients.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #69079.    Advertising 06/21/2016 – 06/27/2016.


100% Secretary III – Administration (Registrar’s Office) – Req #018632

To provide clerical support to the Dental Registrar and complete routine tasks independently. Work on special projects as needed.  Requires:  any combination of related clerical office experience, related undergraduate education and/or post high school clerical training that is the equivalent to four years of full-time employment and includes the use of word processing; and ability to type at a minimum speed of 40 net words per minute.  Desirable:  work experience in an academic student affairs office; Microsoft Office experience - Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher; familiarity with FERPA regulations; experience taking dictation or meeting minutes;  experience multi-tasking and working w/details; familiarity w/University of Iowa MAUI & Nolij systems; and knowledge of UI policies and procedures.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #018632Advertising:  07/09/2016 – 07/15/2016.


100% Dental Assistant II – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – Req #018634

Perform chairside dental assistance for OMFS faculty, graduate students, and dental students. Assist R.N. and oral surgeon with oral surgery functions within the scope of the minimum standards of dental assistants.  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.  HIGHLY Desirable:  recent experience (within last 2 years) in outpatient Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery procedures; and recent experience with sedation. DESIRABLE:  recent dental assisting experience; good communication skills; and interest/enthusiasm for OMFS.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #018634Advertising:  07/09/2016 – 07/15/2016.


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100% Revenue Cycle Representative – Dental Patient Business Office - Req #69372      

Acts as College of Dentistry Patient Business Office Financial Counselor.  Provides financial counseling, collects cash and establishes payment arrangements for the College of Dentistry. Duties include: collects, verifies and registers insurance information into patient accounting system (PAS); submits pre-authorizations to insurance carriers for planned treatment and disseminates results to providers/staff; orients and educates providers and staff re: College of Dentistry and payer specific billing requirements; participates in educational presentations to faculty and students; communicates with providers and clinic administration staff re: discrepancies in billing.   Requires:  Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; 1 -3 years relevant experience in a medical/dental business office with financial counseling, cash collection, knowledge of insurance claim processing requirements/adjudication experience and strong customer service skills including the following skillsets – Knowledge of Health and/or Dental care reimbursement, Knowledge of Health and/or Dental Claims, and HIPAA-Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  Highly Desirable:  Experience w/electronic health record/patient accounting system; and experience in a dental practice.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #69372Advertising:  07/13/2016 – 07/27/2016.


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.