at University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Dental Assistant II (Part-Time) - College of Dentistry
Hiring Department: College of Dentistry
Location: Chicago, IL USA
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday anywhere between 8 - 20 hours a week.
Salary: Starting hourly rate is $18.60 commensurate with experience.
About the University of Illinois Chicago
is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, a
Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in
Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most
diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority
Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific
Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving
Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and
internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in
concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide,
including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing
cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to
the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and
engaged urban university. Recent "Best Colleges" rankings published by
U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among
top public schools in the nation and among all national universities.
UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in
the city of Chicago.
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry (UIC COD) is seeking candidates to join a worldwide leader in oral health education, clinical care and research that is patient -centered and evidence-based as Part-Time Dental Assistants.
The College of Dentistry is the largest oral health college in the State of Illinois, provides care for 35,000 patients a year, and has over 500 students seeking dental degrees including DMD, PhD and Master's programs. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave that includes Vacation, Holiday and Sick. In addition, the University offers tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Click for a complete list of benefits: at: .
The Dental Assistant II is utilized throughout UIC COD in the Department of Oral Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics). The Dental Assistant II duties include chair-side assistance during dental treatments or surgical procedures, prepares surgical suites, transfer instruments, retracts and evacuates the oral cavity, and assist on surgical cases with local anesthesia.
1. High school graduate or equivalent
2. Any one of the following categories:
A. Six (6 months) of work experience in dental assisting comparable to that performed at the Dental Assistant I level of this series.
B. Graduation from an accredited Dental Assisting School.
C. Current Certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board, if required by the employing institution.
The preferred candidate will be have surgical experiences, experience with four handed dentistry techniques, ability to multitask, and have good oral and written communication skills.
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your duties & responsibilities for each position held. Fully complete
the education, licensure, certification and language sections. You
may upload a resume, cover letter, certifications, licensures, transcripts and
diplomas within the application.
Please note that once you have submitted your application you will not be able to make any changes. In order to revise your application you must withdraw and reapply. You will not be able to reapply after the posting close date. Please ensure the application is fully completed and all supporting documents have been uploaded before the posting close date.
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