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Registered Dental Assistant (Full-Time)

Eastern Iowa Health Center is a non-profit health care provider seeking team members who are dedicated to serving the needs of our neighbors and the greater Cedar Rapids community. If you have a passion for service that aligns with our values (Excellence, Innovation, Honesty, Compassion), and are seeking a dynamic career with good people and good opportunities then Eastern Iowa Health Center is looking for you!


The Registered Dental Assistant is responsible for the friendly and professional reception of our clients and the support of the clinic manager, dentists, and hygienists in the care and treatment of patients. This position will provide chair-side assisting, instrument sterilization, monitoring inventory, managing patient records, and other administrative duties including front desk reception, scheduling, obtaining required demographic information, photo ID, insurance cards, and any additional necessary paperwork. This position is also responsible for qualifying patients for copay collection, determining the sliding fee scale, and facilitating insurance applications. As a vital member of the EIHC team, this role will recognize and promote the cultural diversity of the patients we serve and the people we work with.


  • State of Iowa Registered Dental Assistant certification required.
  • Dental radiography certification required.
  • Basic Computer skills required; ability to effectively utilize dental software for patient scheduling, charting, and records.


  • EFDA certification preferred.
  • Two years’ experience providing patient service in a dental setting.


  • Ability to maintain a helpful and professional demeanor working with a diverse population.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in workflow and practices and ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment.
  • Exhibit sound judgment and maintain a professional response to emotional or emergency situations.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation appropriately and ethically.
  • Ability to communicate in a positive manner and maintain positive demeanor.


$18.00 to $26.60 hourly DOE
Medical, Vision, Dental, and Retirement benefits
Employer/Employee contribution 401(k)
PTO, Paid Holidays

Eastern Iowa Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Eastern Iowa Health Center will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations.

If qualified, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Attention: Human Resources
Eastern Iowa Health Center
PO Box 2205
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406
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The mission of Eastern Iowa Health Center is to provide a medical home by offering patient-focused, quality comprehensive primary, oral and behavioral healthcare services to individuals and families in our community, regardless of ability to pay.



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