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Dental Assistant II (Part-Time) - College of Dentistry

Company: University of Illinois
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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.
About the University of Illinois Chicago
UIC 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: Employee Benefits
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.
To Apply: For fullest consideration click on the Apply Now button, please fully complete all sections of the onlineapplication including adding your full work history with specific details ofyour duties & responsibilities for each position held. Fully completethe education, licensure, certification and language sections. Youmay upload a resume, cover letter, certifications, licensures, transcripts anddiplomas 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.
The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.
The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation

Keywords: University of Illinois, Chicago , Dental Assistant II (Part-Time) - College of Dentistry, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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