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Employment Opportunities

Iowa City, Iowa

Dental Assisting Positions

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is accepting  applications for Dental Assistants.  UI offers an exciting opportunity to work in a teaching environment with dental students/health care professionals providing clinical chairside assistance to faculty, dental students, and specialty graduate dentists. Interacting with patients, patient management, coaching dental students, making digitized radiographs, as well as chair-side assisting.  Hours are typically Mon.-Fri., 8-5.  UI provides a liberal benefit pkg including: 21-36 pd holiday/vacation days/year (based on length of employment); up to 18 pd sick days/year; retirement, health & life insurance plans; staff-tuition scholarships.  Transportation via UI vanpool possible for individuals in outlying communities.  Competitive salaries.  An advanced starting salary possible based on exceptional qualifications.  By time of appointment, applicants must have:  successful completion of ADAA accredited dental assistant program or 24 full-time months chairside dental assisting experience in 4-handed dental practice; Iowa certificate of dental assistant registration; and State of Iowa radiology certification.   For more information or to apply, visit us at:  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.

Volunteer Opportunity  
His Hands Free Clinic in Cedar Rapids is looking for more dental assistant volunteers to fill dental clinics.  The time commitment is small, it can be as little as 3 hours per month, but the impact on the community is huge!  We currently have a waiting list for people to see a dentist of over 100 people.  The clinic will take care of scheduling the patients, all you have to do is show up and show off your dental assisting skills!  
If you would like more information or would like to get started volunteering, please contact Shelli, Dental Coordinator, at 319-862-2636 or email or Kim Junge, Volunteer Coordinator, at the same number, email

Send us your professional openings in the "Contact Us" tab above or email us at  We will post it below and on our "Iowa Dental Assistant's Association" Facebook Page.  Positions will be removed from this page as administration sees fit.


Black Hawk County 

Public Health   Job Opportunities Clinical Program Expansion!

HEALTH OUTREACH WORKER Provides services consistent with education, scope of practice and credentialing, including assistance to consumers in need of direct or linked services to prevent disease, protect and promote public health.  Associate’s degree or diploma in applied science from an accredited community college or technical school required; a valid license as a Registered Dental Assistant issued by the State of Iowa (Health Outreach Worker - Oral Health).    One year of experience required, previous experience in the oral health services preferred.  Multilingual skills preferred. 
Competitive salary and excellent benefit package. For complete instructions, requirements, required on-line application and job descriptions, please visit our website at EOE/AA.