Job Opportunities

Requirements

  1. Diploma in Community Oral Health from a recognized institution.
  2. At least 2 years of experience in a busy dental clinic (Hospital experience will be an added advantage).
  3. Be of mature, friendly, confident and caring nature.
  4. Possess appropriate personal characteristics such as effective Patient Care.
  5. Ability to pay attention to detail and report accurately.
  6. Proficient in Computer skills.
  7. Must be diligent, honest and responsible person with self-discipline.
  8. Demonstrate good leadership skills with the ability to work under no supervision.
  9. Good spoken and written English and Kiswahili.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and direct the implementation of Community Oral Health activities.
  • Ensure prudent management and use resources allocated for implementation of Community Oral Health activities.
  • Delivery of Dental Services
  • Examine patients’ teeth and mouth.
  • Assess dental condition and needs of patients using patient screening and monitoring procedures.
  • Analyze x-rays and evaluate dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting.
  • Take, develop and mount radiographs as well as trace radiographs required for corrective treatment
  • Undertake general treatment and care for teeth and tissue problems using specified equipment and tools and established dental hygienist procedures.
  • Clean teeth using brushes, and polishers to remove plaque and stains ensuring that sterile conditions are maintained
  • Fill in cavities and remove unnecessary or severely damaged teeth.
  • Treat and help to prevent gum disease.
  • Provide instruction on dental care and write prescriptions for patients
  • Make impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts
  • Document patient dental history and/or chief complaints and/or observations
  • Document lab procedures and ensure follow up on results.
  • Recommend and ensure cost effective buying of equipment and supplies and maintain proper bookkeeping of the same.
  • Keep up-to-date with new developments within the profession maintaining patient dental records.
  • Awareness on Oral Health
  • Plan treatment and health promotion programs.
  • Health Quality Controls and Assurance
  • Ensure that established procedures are adhered to in order to maintain quality assurance in delivery of oral health services.
  • Ensure adherence to regulations for dental clinics.
  • Documents/Records
  • Ensure all procedures are correctly billed to capture revenue.
  • Maintain stock control procedures for the dental services to ensure accountability
  • Prepare and submit reports on community oral health services and activities in a timely manner.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@radianthospitals.org using the position as subject of email.

 

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