County Government of Kakamega Deputy Director of Dental Services Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Kakamega Deputy Director of Dental Services Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing clinical services in any of the following areas of specialty, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine/Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial radiology, Community and Preventive Dentistry, Biomaterials;

  • Interpreting Dental Health Guidelines/Strategies Implementing Programs;

  • Providing Consultancy Services in Dental Health in health facilities;

  • Identifying areas of research and carrying out research in Dental Health;

  • Providing guidance, training and coaching of dental staff and other health workers;

  • Initiating development of a dental health information system;

  • Coordinating submission of dental reports;

  • Ensuring hospital dental units are functioning/coordinate and provide support and focused supervision to dental units in the County;

  • Managing staff performance reports in dental health services;

  • Responsibility may also entail planning of health services at the County level and to administer and manage specified sections of health services at the County or Sub County levels; and

  • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the officer must have:

  • Served as a Senior Assistant Director Dental/Dental Specialist I for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (DS) degree OR any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;

  • Master’s
    degree in any of the following fields; Paediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Dental Biomaterials, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anaesthesia, Forensic Odontology, Restorative Dentistry, Endodontic, Oral Implantology, Orthodontics, Aesthetic Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Dental radiology, Community and Preventive Dentistry or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist’s Board;

  • Certificate of registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;

  • Valid practicing license from Medical practitioners and Dentists Board;

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and

  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Kakamega Deputy Director of Dental Services Jobs in Kenya


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