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Civil Service Position #CS13-100R
September 6, 2013

Position Title
Dental Clinic Clerk II

Hiring Unit
School of Dental Medicine (ALTON)

Job Description/Responsibilities
This position requires an experienced Dental Assistant who can perform and is knowledgeable in patient-related support functions such as answering telephones; preparing, filing, maintaining and retrieving patient information to and from an electronic health record; and assisting the team leaders to ensure that patient care is being conducted in an effective and efficient manner at the School of Dental Medicine (Alton).  A large amount of time is spent working with electronic patient records, answering patient questions in person and on the telephone.  This person works in an office environment and is also utilized as a clinical Dental Assistant when needed, including chairside.  The clinical patients, staff, students, residents, fellows, and faculty all benefit from the effectiveness of this person.

Minimum Qualifications
1. High school graduation or equivalent
2. One year (12 months) of experience:
    a. comparable to that performed at the Dental Clinic Clerk I level of this series
    b. Certified Dental Assistant in a dental clinic facility, program, or in dentistry
        practice if required by employing institution.
3. Ability to keyboard accurately at a rate of 30 w.p.m.

Illinois residency required

FLSA Status

Starting Salary
$1,756 per month      

Application Process
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Applicants compete by examination.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources.  Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.  If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
September 20, 2013


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