Dental Director- Waterloo, IA

The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively recruiting for a full-time Dental Director for a Community Health Center in Waterloo, IA.

Practice and Position Details:

  • The director position would be 40 hours on site. 32 clinic hours and 8 Administrative hours
  • Clinic Hours: MTF 8am-5pm, WTH- 8am-8pm, Provider would work MTF 8:30am-5:00pm and 11:30am-8:00pm either W/TH with the other being 8:30am-5:30pm.
  • Administrative: Responsible for planning dental services, and day-to-day operations of the dental clinic
    • Staffing of dentists and dental hygienists.
    • Coaching and evaluation of dentists and hygienists
    • Maintain positive community relations
  • Patients: Dentists typically are scheduled 14-16 patients per day and will also be responsible for hygiene checks as needed.
  • Number of Operatories: 6
  • Number of closed exam rooms: 2
  • Staff: 4 General Dentists, 3 dental hygienists and 10 dental assistants
  • Spend one day in Clarksville in Butler County for outreach per week. Butler County is 40 miles away and the day would be flexible to go there. New providers scheduled about 8-10 per day plus some hygiene checks.

We Offer:

  • Compensation: Salaried position plus productivity incentive. Salary $177,500 for Director
  • Contract Length: 1 year
  • Insurance: Health and Dental Insurance (Eye Exams covered under Health)
  • Malpractice Insurance: FTCA malpractice coverage, GAP, and Tail coverage
  • Disability Insurance: Short term disability/Long term disability/Life Insurance
  • CME: $3000 and 5 days
  • Vacation Time: 4 weeks
  • Sick time: 7 days
  • Holidays: In addition to Vacation/Sick Time
  • Loan Repayment: NHSC and Iowa Primary Care Provider, PCHC offers loan repayment if Dentist is denied from the others.
  • Retirement Plan: 401K Plan
  • Relocation reimbursement possible

Health Center Overview:

  • EHR= Dentrix and interfaces with Centricity
  • A private non-profit FQHC located by Downtown Waterloo
  • Center provides primary medical, dental, and behavioral health care with over 6,200 dental patients
  • In 2021 Peoples Clinic had around 63,644 total clinic visits
  • 34,000 square foot facility built in 1999
  • 2008 satellite clinic built in Butler County with Primary and Dental Care
  • Center has full time interpretive services, homeless outreach, and social work and behavioral services
  • Has Gendex Panoramic X ray
  • The Clinic emphasizes and appreciates their staff through numerous events including monthly recognitions and longevity recognitions at all staff meetings, and clinic sponsored summer picnics for employees and their families.

Community/County Overview:

  • Learn more about the Cedar Valley at
  • Cedar Valley area of Iowa including both Waterloo and Cedar Falls.
  • Located in Black Hawk County
  • Waterloo’s population is 67,934 and it sits next to Cedar Falls with a population of 41,390
  • Activities: Waterloo Black Hawks Hockey, Cedar Falls Raceway (dragsters), Community Theatre, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus, Victorian Architecture, Symphony Orchestra, Arboretum and Botanic Gardens, The Cedar Valley Nature Trail, Isle Hotel and Casino, Lost Island Waterpark, fishing, camping, cross country skiing, golf courses, River Loop Amphitheater with free concerts, and Waterloo Bucks baseball.
  • People of the area enjoy kayaking, biking trails, golfing, hunting, and fishing for outdoor recreation.
  • Cedar Falls is home to University of Northern Iowa and the area has Hawkeye Community College and Wartburg College.
  • Cedar Falls has been designated as a historic downtown site.
  • For K-12 public education, there are three high schools in Cedar Falls (1) and Waterloo (2) as well as numerous middle schools and elementary schools.
  • Downtown Waterloo festivals/events: Friday'loo in Lincoln Park, My Waterloo Days, Tourd’Loo, the Iowa Irish Fest, and Sturgis Falls Celebration.
  • Largest employers in the area include John Deere, Tyson, Mercy One and Unity Point Hospitals,
  • Local airport: Waterloo Regional Airport served by American Airlines and flies directly into to Chicago, Minneapolis, and other regions.
  • Cedar Valley is located 1 hour 30 minutes from Des Moines and 3 hours 13 minutes from MN, 1 hour from Cedar Rapids.

Additional Info

  • Specialty: Dentist
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Waterloo

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