Career Opportunities

Please see below for currently available positions within the College of Dentistry. Postings are classified as academic professional, civil service, or faculty positions.

Civil Service

Dental Assistants II (Extra Help/ Temporary)

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking Extra Help (temporary) Dental Assistants to work on short term assignments.  The Dental Assistants must be reliable, enthusiastic, and enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Temporary assignments are limited to 900 hours and are non-benefits eligible.  Rate of Pay is $14.67 non-negotiable.  Temporary assignments are available in the areas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, and Restorative Dentistry. Duties of the positions include assisting dental students/residents and faculty at chair side, sterilizing and arranging instruments, materials, and equipment for use by the student/resident or faculty member, and providing routine office responsibilities, which may include scheduling appointments, ordering supplies, answering phones and other duties as assigned.  Minimum qualifications include two years (24 months) of experience; work experience in dental assisting comparable to that performed at the Dental Assistant I level.  Bilingual Spanish/English highly preferred but not required.  For fullest consideration submit resume to denthr@uic.edu with subject heading “DAII-EXTRA HELP” and complete an employment application at http://jobs.uic.edu by September 19, 2014.

 

The University offers a comprehensive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.   Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Dental X-Ray Technician II (Extra Help/ Temporary)

The College of Dentistry at UIC is seeking full-time, enthusiastic dental radiology technicians for a temporary assignment limited to 900 hours that enjoy working in a diverse teaching environment.

 

Primary responsibilities include performing pre-approved intra-oral dental and maxillofacial radiographic imaging examinations on patients of record, acquiring panoramic and skull images and evaluating the technical quality of images taken by students. Candidates should have experience acquiring, evaluating and electronically transporting digital images and a level of comfort monitoring, instructing and teaching the acquisition of intra-oral images and panoramic images on manikins and patients of record. Additional preferred qualifications include the ability to speak and write English and Spanish, functional knowledge of intra oral x-ray equipment and software and experience with infection and safety protocols. Please provide detail information on your experience and skills in your response to this advertisement.

 

The University offers a comprehensive benefit package. For full consideration, please send your resume, along with three references and salary history to the Office of Human Resources (address below) or email denthr (at) uic (dot) edu. Please reference job code DXT. UIC is an AA/EOE.

 

 

 

Dental Assistant II

 The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking full-time; reliable, enthusiastic, self-starting dental assistant II’s who enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Positions are 40 hours per week, benefits-eligible in the areas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, and Restorative Dentistry. Duties of the positions include assisting dental students/residents and faculty at chair side, sterilizing and arranging instruments, materials, and equipment for use by the student/resident or faculty member, and providing routine office responsibilities, which may include scheduling appointments, ordering supplies, answering phones and other duties as assigned.  To view minimum qualifications and apply by September 26, 2014 please click: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=38317

 

Preferred Qualifications Include:

 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Ideal candidates will have surgical experience including monitoring patients during moderate sedation, local anesthesia and nitrous oxide procedures. Preferred qualifications include certification in Anesthesia Assistant Monitoring (or the ability to obtain certification within six months of hire), experience with airway management (with/without monitoring equipment), and flexibility to adjust to various dental providers preferences for dental instruments and procedures. 

 

Orthodontics

Ideal candidates will be able to perform simple orthodontic procedures such as regular banding and bonding; manipulating dental materials; and retracting and evacuating oral cavity. Preferred qualifications include experience in orthodontic assisting, techniques in bonding, and placing and removing arch wires.

 

Pediatric Dentistry

Ideal candidates will be able to take radiographs, take and pour impressions, and have nitrous oxide and sedation experience. Preferred qualifications include operating room experience, working with children and/or special needs patients, and the ability to speak and write English and Spanish.

 

Periodontics

Ideal candidates will have surgical experience and perform dental charting. Preferred qualifications include good oral and written communication skills, dependability, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced, busy environment.

 

Restorative Dentistry

Ideal candidates will be able to provide chair-side surgical and restorative assistance by transferring dental instruments using the four-handed dentistry technique; will know how to adjust equipment to appropriate positions during treatment; will be able to transfer dental materials and aid in the retraction of soft tissues and evacuation of the oral cavity of debris to maintain a clear field.  Other strongly preferred qualifications include the ability to maintain asepsis of dental operatory before receiving, during treatment, and following dismissal of patients according to OSHA guidelines; experience exposing digital x-rays and assisting in the maintenance of radiographic equipment and files under the direction of the dentist; experience with reporting on malfunctioning operatory or x-ray equipment to appropriate personnel; helps identify and report general maintenance problems in the clinic.

 

The University offers a comprehensive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

   

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To apply for any of our career opportunities in the College of Dentistry, please send your CV to:

UIC College of Dentistry
Human Resources Department (MC 621)
801 South Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612
denthr@uic.edu
UIC is an AA / EOE