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Dental Assistant

  2024-02-29     Siouxland Community Health Center     1021 Nebraska St.  


1 – Full-Time (approximately 36-39  hours per week no weekends!)

1- PRN (Friday's only)

Successful candidate must have solid experience & advanced knowledge of:

  • Accredited dental assisting degree.

  • IA Dental Assistant registration, or within 60-days of hire.

  • Dental radiography certification, or within 6-months of hire.

  • Current BCLS & Mandatory Reporter certifications, or within 30-days of hire.

  • Strong ability to be flexible and adjust to multiple providers needs and practice styles without notice.

  • Proficient in multiple task management.

  • Strong ability to work independently and quickly between patients.

  • Experience preferred with Expanded Functions a definite plus.

  • Bi-lingual a definite plus

    Successful candidate must be able to perform primary functions of position:

  • Work chair side with providers, overflow columns, and hygiene assistant.

  • Assist provider teams and hygienists with seating, dismissing and operatory clean up between patients.

  • Assist with emergency patients, heavy schedules and assist with volunteer providers chair-side as needed.

  • Prepare operatory/clinic areas for treatment activities.

  • Cleans & disinfects operatories, instruments.

  • Maintain & replenish supplies.

  • Maintain & complete patient records.

  • These functions are not all inclusive. To apply please visit our website:, click on the career tab, search jobs, and submit application online.  Or apply in person. 

SCHC offers a competitive wage and the following benefits for full-time employees:  

  • Medical Insurance (including RX) – Cost Sharing with SCHC & employee.
  • Dental Insurance- Cost sharing with SCHC & employee.
  • Vision Insurance – Cost sharing with SCHC & employee.
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Dependent Care).
  • 401K Retirement Plan – with 5% match from SCHC.
  • Group term life insurance for employee, spouse, and dependent children - 100% paid by SCHC.
  • Short term disability for employee -100% paid by SCHC.
  • Long term disability for employee – 100% paid by SCHC.
  • Supplemental insurance policies available for employee purchase including Life insurance, disability insurance, cancer insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, critical illness insurance, and accident insurance.
  • Paid time off (PTO): accrues each pay period up to 120 hours your first year of employment.
  • Paid holidays:  nine per year. Currently:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, & Christmas Day. 1 Floating holiday.
  • Tuition assistance up to $3,000.00 per year and a total of $10,000.00 per employee.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness/Repayment Programs including National Health Service Corp, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NURSE Corps, Iowa PRIMECARRE.
  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and immediate family members.
  • Business Casual Work Environment including the ability to work from home depending on position.

SCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

SCHC participates in E-Verify.

Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and review of required immunizations including COVID vaccination are required. Exemptions may be granted for religious or medical accommodations.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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