Bliss Healthcare Ltd Community Oral Health Officer Jobs in Kenya

Bliss Healthcare Ltd Community Oral Health Officer Jobs in Kenya


Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Assessing dental condition and ne]ds of patients using patient screening and monitoring procedures.

• Analyzing x-rays and evaluate dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting.

• Taking, developing and mounting radiographs as well as trace radiographs required for corrective treatment

• Undertaking general treatment and care for teeth and tissue problems using specified equipment and tools and established dental hygienist procedures.

• Full mouth scaling, polishing and prophylaxis to remove plaque and stains ensuring that sterile conditions are maintained.

• Filling-in cavities, rebuild broken teeth, replace missing teeth, and remove unnecessary or severely damaged teeth.

• Treat and help to prevent gum disease.

• Reducing simple fractures of the jaws.

• Providing patient education on dental care and write prescriptions for patients

• Taking and making impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts/models.

• Documenting patient dental history and/or chief complaints and/or observations

• Documenting lab procedures and ensure follow up on results.

• Supervising staff and clinic processes concerning dental department

• Manage the dental department to achieve local and international standards.

• Recommending and ordering dental materials, equipment and instruments ensuring they are cost effective and maintain proper bookkeeping of the same.

• Keeping up-to-date with new developments within the profession maintaining patient dental records.

• Adherence to the company’s policies on IPC, SOPs, HR, SECURITY
etc.

• Ensuring that established procedures are adhered to in order to maintain quality assurance in delivery of oral health services.

• Ensuring all procedures are correctly billed to capture revenue.

• Maintaining stock control procedures for the dental services to ensure accountability

• Prepare and submit reports on dental services and activities on a daily basis.

Education, Experience & Skills

• 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy Hospital.

• Diploma in Community Oral Health

• BLS Certification

• Excellent communication skills - English and Kiswahili

• Wide knowledge of the health industry.

• Identifying priorities and implementing care based on individual patients’ needs and sound nursing judgment.

How to Apply

  • Please submit your updated CV with a cover letter via email to

  • recruitment@blisshealthcare.co.ke
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Send your updated CV on or before Friday 26TH FEBRUARY 2021at 5pm. Please note that only the candidates who meet the eligible criteria will be shortlisted and contacted


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