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Dental Assistant

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Dental Assistant


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_11975
Department COD-Growth and Development 50000753
Business Unit College of Dentistry
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommuting opportunity
Position Summary
Dental Assistant position in UNMC Pediatric Dentistry, under general supervision, to assist House Officers and faculty in daily patient treatment and all related responsibilities and functions.
Position Details
Posting Category Healthcare
Working Title Dental Assistant
Job Title Dental Assistant
Salary Grade HC12H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $17.404 - $26.106/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/27/2023
Application Review Date 05/05/2023
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Relevant coursework/specialized training or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Will consider a minimum of six months post high school education/experience related to Dentistry.

Required Experience Less than 1 year
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Will consider a minimum of six months post high school education/experience related to Dentistry.

Required License Yes
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Certification as a dental assistant or ability to obtain a dental assistant certificate within one year of hire date.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) in Spanish & English Languages.
Demonstrate professionalism.
Strong customer and interpersonal service skills.
Demonstrate organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work closely with others and a variety of personality types.
Must be dependable.
Preferred Education: Relevant coursework/specialized training
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Graduation from an accredited dental assisting program.
Preferred Experience:
Preferred License: Yes
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Certification to take radiographs.
Certification for extended duties (e.g. coronal polishing).
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications: Eaglesoft Dental Software
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of six months post high school education / experience related to Dentistry?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you do have a minimum of six months post high school education / experience related to Dentistry, please elaborate (if No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you certified as a dental assistant or do you have the ability to obtain a dental assistant certification within one year of hire date?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  6. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Doc
  3. Resume

Instant Answers
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Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 8, 2024
Requisition Staff_11975
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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