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Careers in Dentistry University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

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The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry is a worldwide leader in clinical care that is patient-centered and evidence-based, with a foundation in preventive and public health sciences; integrated education programs based on advanced technology; and interdisciplinary, innovative research.

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Civil Service Positions

Staff Nurse I
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Pediatric Dentistry

Job ID# 129186

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in collaboration with the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the UIC College of Dentistry is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Staff Nurse I with experience in pediatric PACU and/or a critical care unit to work with adult, pediatric and special needs patients.

The UIC College of Dentistry is a worldwide leader in oral health education, clinical care and research that is patient –centered and evidence-based.  It is the largest oral health college in the State of Illinois and provides care for 30,000 patients a year. 

The Staff Nurse I will provide direct patient care in the general anesthesia (GA) treatment rooms and post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) in the College of Dentistry. The Staff Nurse I will confirm appointments for dental care under GA and discuss pre-operative instructions with families and patients (adult, pediatric and special needs) and assists with patient GA induction whenever possible. The nurse provides direct patient care in the PACU; reviews discharge instructions with patients and families. Contacts families and patients post-operatively and function as an interdisciplinary team member who provides quality patient care and fulfills unit and College goals in support the College of Dentistry’s, the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Pediatric Dentistry Outpatient Care Center.

Qualifications include a Bachelor degree in Nursing from an accredited program, current license as a registered professional nurse with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations, Division of Professional Regulation.  Current ACLS and PALS certification and current two years of experience (within the last five years) in pediatric PACU and/or critical care unit.  Master’s degree in Nursing preferred.  Excellent attendance, interpersonal skills and work history required.

The ideal candidate has experience in a busy patient care environment that serves a diverse patient population with a deep commitment to inclusion and ethical values.  Candidates with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; the ability to perform effectively and efficiently under the pressure of stressful emergency situations; intermediate skills using general office equipment; knowledge of Microsoft Office; excellent customer service skills; critical thinking and leadership skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

All full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick.  In addition, we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents.  Go to https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits for a complete list of Employee Benefits.

Applicants should submit an application, cover letter, resume, copy of cardiopulmonary resuscitation/basic life support and/or pediatric advanced life support certificates and the names of three professional references.

To view full job duties and submit an online application go to: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobid=129186  by the application deadline of May 8, 2020.

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Dental Clinic Clerk I
Full Time Benefits Eligible

Close Date: 10/01/2021 / Job ID #87323

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago has immediate vacancies for full-time, reliable, enthusiastic, self-starting Dental Clinic Clerk I employees with Dental Insurance experience.

The College of Dentistry offers competitive hourly pay rates commensurate with experience.  In addition, all full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick.  In addition, we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents.  Click for a complete list of https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits.

The College of Dentistry is a fast-paced clinical environment.  Based on the needs throughout the College, the Dental Clinic Clerk I may receive assignments to various specialties throughout the work shift.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience working in a busy oral health patient care environment that serves a diverse patient population with a deep commitment to inclusion and ethical values.  Has excellent oral and written communication skills, has excellent stress management coping skills, and is flexible and diplomatic.  Candidates that are bilingual in Spanish and English are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications Required:

  1. High school graduation or equivalent
  2. One year (12 months) of experience in the categories below:
  1. Certified Dental Assistant in a dental clinic facility, program, or in dentistry practice if required by employing institution
  • OR -              
  1. Credit for college/university course work and/or training in dental care related areas, or closely related dental areas

        15 semester hours = six (6) months

        30 semester hours = twelve (12) months

  • OR –
  1. Customer service/management in a dental setting

Please upload your Certifications within the document section of the application. 

To view full duties, instructions and to submit an online application go to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=87323.  Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 

Proof of Illinois residency is required within 180 days of the hire date should an offer of employment be made in this classification title.

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Dental Assistant I - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 117216

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking reliable, enthusiastic, self starting Dental Assistants I who enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment. The Dental Assistant will assist dental students or instructors/ faculty/ residents in rendering services in the various Departments/clinics:  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry. Preferred qualifications included the ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) in both English and Spanish. 

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Dental Assistant II - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 86372

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking reliable, enthusiastic, self starting Dental Assistants II who enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment. The Dental Assistant will provide advanced assistance to faculty, residents, and dental students in rendering services in the various Departments/clinics:  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, and Restorative Dentistry. Preferred qualifications included the ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) in both English and Spanish. 

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Central Sterile Supply Technician (Dental Sterilization Technician) - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 87324 

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking several full -time; reliable, detailed oriented and customer service oriented Central Sterile Supply Technicians (Dental Sterile Techs) who enjoy standing on their feet all day, working in a fast-paced environment, and thrive in a diverse, clinical/ teaching environment. Dental Sterilization Technicians perform all duties associated with the sterilization process and dispensing of dental instruments, supplies, and equipment used by the dental students and staff at the College of Dentistry. Rate of pay is $15.67/hour; certified sterile technicians rate is $16.15/hour.

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Dental X-Ray Technician II
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Job ID: 90925

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking several full-time, eligible, enthusiastic, self-starting Dental X-Ray Technician II who enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  The Dental X-ray Technician II will perform pre-approved intra-oral dental and maxillofacial radiographic imaging examinations on patients of record at UIC/COD including intraoral, panoramic/skull images as well as evaluating technical quality of images taken by students. The Dental X-ray Technician II will monitor, instruct and teach the acquisition of intra-oral images and panoramic images on manikins and patients of record, interact with students and residents via demonstration and explanation and acquire 3-dimensional imaging data sets.

The ideal candidates will have experience working in a dental health organization, the ability to work with a variety of partners, enjoy working in a diverse teaching environment, and a deep commitment to excellence.

The College of Dentistry offers competitive hourly pay rates commensurate with experience.  In addition, all full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick. In addition, we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents.  Click https://www.hr.uic.edu/benefits/ for a complete list of Employee Benefits.

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Faculty Positions

INTERNAL SEARCH
Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure)
Department of Orthodontics College of Dentistry

 07/01/2020  / Job ID #133024

The Department of Orthodontics in the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Responsibilities will include preclinical and clinical instruction in all aspects of Orthodontics, supporting clinic operations, instruct postgraduate students and participate in clinic administration and care of patients.

The candidate must have an accredited DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent, have completed an accredited specialty program in Orthodontics in the United States or Canada, be board eligible in the orthodontic specialty, and should be eligible to obtain faculty licensure in Illinois. Preferred abilities include, previous university-level teaching experience, ability to mentor students, experience in evidence-based dentistry and curriculum development.  

The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to interdisciplinary care and willingness to engage other academic departments. Salary is commensurate with experience and scholarly record.

For fullest consideration, submit a letter of intent, current CV and the names of 3 references by July 1, 2020 to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=133024.

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Extra Help Temporary Positions (900 hours)

Extra Help Dental Assistant II - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111136 Close Date: March 25, 2021

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking Extra Help (temporary) Dental Assistants at level II to work on short-term assignments.  The Dental Assistant II 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 $15.23. 

Duties of the positions include assisting dental students at chair side, sterilizing and arranging instruments, materials, and equipment for use by the student, stocking, inventorying and distribution of supplies;  ensures supplies and equipment are clean and put away after use, answering phones and other duties as assigned. Clinics supported: Oral and Maxiillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, and Endodontics.

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Extra Help Dental X-Ray Technician - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111733 Close Date: May 15, 2020

The Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking Extra Help (temporary) Dental X-Ray Technician II to work on short-term assignments.  The Dental X-Ray Technician II 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 $15.23. 

The Dental X-Ray Technician II will perform pre-approved intra-oral dental and maxillofacial radiographic imaging examinations on patients of record at UIC/COD including intraoral, panoramic/skull images as well as evaluating technical quality of images taken by students. The Dental X-Ray Technician II will monitor, instruct and teach the acquisitions of intra-oral images and panoramic images on manikins and patients of record, interact with students and residents via demonstration and explanation and acquire 3-dimensional imaging data sets.

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Extra Help Dental Clinic Clerk I - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111481 Close Date: March 5, 2021

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking several full-time, reliable, enthusiastic, self-starting  Extra Help (temporary) Dental Clinic Clerk I to work on short-term assignments.  The Dental Clinic Clerk I should enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Temporary assignments are limited to 900 hours and are non-benefits eligible.  Rate of Pay is $16.86. 

Dental Clinic Clerks perform a variety of patient-related dental support functions such as a high volume of telephone communications, patient check-in, establishing and maintaining dental charts, completing treatment related forms, and collecting/posting all forms of patient payments. The Dental Clinic Clerk I serves as an essential link between the dental care unit and various services and staff. This position is patient centered for service and is the primary point of contact with Spanish speaking patients for service and satisfaction as well as financial responsibility.

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Extra Help Central Sterile Supply Technician - (Dental Sterilization Technician) - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111725 Close Date: March 19, 2021

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking Extra Help (temporary) Central Sterile Supply Technicians to work on short-term assignments.  The Central Sterile Supply Technician 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 $15.67. 

Dental Sterilization Technicians perform all duties associated with the sterilization process and dispensing of dental instruments, supplies and equipment used by the dental students and staff at the College of Dentistry.

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Graduate Hourly – Marketing Assistant

Graduate Hourly – Academic Affairs Assistant 
Office of Academic Affairs
Close Date: 07/05/2020 / Job ID #133744

College of Dentistry is looking for a graduate hourly to support the daily administrative operations for the Office of Academic Affairs. 

Hours Per Week: 15 - 20 hours/week (can be up to 40 hours during exam weeks)

Rate of pay: $26.43

Tentative Start Date: ASAP

Duties:

  1. Maintaining and organizing electronic student files in database
  2. Managing and responding to incoming official letter requests.
  3. Assisting in authoring PASS residency letters of recommendation
  4. Assisting in uploading exam materials to online ExamSoft assessment portal; proctoring when needed
  5. Assistance in organizing accreditation materials under guidance from Editor
  6. Assisting with calendar and event management
  7. Prep work associated with meetings (printing minutes, handouts, etc.)
  8. Other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Enrolled graduate student at UIC
  2. Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. FileMaker or other database background experience
  2. Prior experiencing working in administrative higher education

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. High proficiency at MS Office (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook)
  2. Strong communication skills
  3. Skill in planning, organizing and time management.
  4. Ability to identify problems and provide solutions to the problems.

 

For fullest consideration submit an online application along with resume and cover letter to: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=133744&job=graduate-hourly-office-of-academic-affairs-college-of-dentistry by Sunday, July 5, 2020.

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Graduate Hourly – Marketing Assistant
Office of Strategic Initiatives & Marketing 
Close Date: 07/03/2020 / Job ID # 133724

College of Dentistry is looking for graduate hourly to assist with marketing activities at College of Dentistry. The Marketing Associate will work closely with the Director of Strategic Initiatives to uphold a brand voice and tonality for the college that is consistent with UIC’s brand standards. This is a 3 months assignment with a possible extension until end of the year.

Hours Per Week: 20 hours/week (can be up to 40 hours/week)

Rate of pay: $26.43

Tentative Start Date: ASAP

Duties:

  1. Monitor and update content for dentistry.uic.edu. Support the maintenance of the college’s website, ensuring that it remains current with evolving brand guidelines and standards.
  2. Under the direction of the Director of Strategic Initiatives, collaborate with various departments to design, develop and lead email campaigns with a goal of enhancing/increasing prospective students/patients’ user experience.
  3. Tracks and analyzes website and social media statistics for optimization; measures social media analytics.
  4. Assist the Marketing team with the department’s internal and external marketing communication (including social media communication).
  5. Assist the Director of Strategic Initiatives in marketing projects that are associated with Teledentistry, Virtual Student & Patient Experience.
  6. Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
  7. Report daily progress to the Director of Strategic Initiatives.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Enrolled graduate student at UIC
  2. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, communications, public relations or a related field.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. Knowledge of Drupal (website content management) but not required.
  2. WordPress, video production & Google Analytics experience a plus.
  3. Skill in planning, organizing and time management.
  4. Ability to identify problems and provide solutions to the problems.

 

For fullest consideration submit an online application along with resume and cover letter to: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=133724  by Friday, July 3, 2020.

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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