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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org