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UnityPoint Health Pediatric Dentist - Cedar Rapids, Iowa in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Cedar Rapids is actively recruiting for a pediatric dentist to join our established Dental Health Center

The Dr. Rhys B. Jones Dental Health Center (DHC) name honors longtime director Rhys B. Jones, DDS, MS, who provided the Center with his vision, passion, and leadership. He dedicated his entire career to improving the dental health of low-income children and developmentally disabled adults in our community.

The DHC provides comprehensive dental care with an emphasis on prevention and education to infants and children through the age of 16 and people with disabilities of any age.. Our service area includes Cedar Rapids and surrounding counties..

Our goal is to give children of all ages a positive experience when going to the dentist. We are kid-friendly and staffed with dentists, dental assistants, and dental hygienists with pediatric and special care experience.

DHC dental hygienists visit local preschools and elementary schools to provide preventive outreach services. . The hygienists visit most schools in Linn County and help families access dental care for children.

To qualify for dental services, patients must be:

  • Financially eligible (based on income and family size).

  • Not covered by private insurance.

  • Covered by Title-19 (Medicaid) or HAWK-I programs.

  • Aged 0-16 years .

  • Adult or child with a developmental disability. .

This position provides:

  • Clinic hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM; no nights or weekends

  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits including PTO, CME, 401K/457B, and relocation assistance

  • Access to the operating room in the main hospital for cases warranting the use of general anesthesia

  • Oversight to community outreach programs including public health supervision to DHC dental hygienists

  • Along with staff dentist, oversight of an average of 25 patients per day; average 7,000 visits per year to the clinic

  • Treatment for adults with significant developmental disabilities, , children with disabilities, and children from underserved families

  • Engagement with the population health needs of the community and a passion to assist underserved children

  • Collaboration with local dental and medical providers as well as other local agencies to provide the best outcomes for DHC patients.

  • Ideal candidate will be Board certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Dentistry

  • Hold an unrestricted license

  • Authorized to work in the United States

  • Ability to work as a team member

Please contact Andrea Sims, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 319-730-9513 or

Requisition ID: 2021-92470

Street: 855 A Ave NE

Name: 1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday 8AM - 4:30PM

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