Community Oral Health Officer Jobs in Kenya

Community Oral Health Officer Jobs in Kenya


Job purpose

  • The staff will help in the running of the dental clinic reviewing all the dental cases that come to the clinic and providing the necessary therapy or make referrals/consultations appropriately.

    Duties and responsibilities

  • 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, rebuild broken teeth, replace missing teeth, 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.

  • Supervise staff and clinic processes.

  • 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.

    Qualifications

  • Diploma in Community Oral Health from KMTC OR other recognized institution.

  • Duly registered and licensed by the relevant body.

  • At least 2-year work experience in a busy Dental clinic.

    How to Apply

  • To apply for the advertised positions:
    Interested candidates are invited to send their application, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st August 2021 to

  • careers@nah.or.ke

  • All the required documents cited above should be sent as one PDF document (no hard copies will be accepted)

    Addressed to:
    The Human Resource Manager,
    Central Kenya Conference
    P. O. Box 41352-00100
    Nairobi

  • Quoting the position applied for as the subject line.


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