KNH Deputy Chief Dental Technologist Jobs in Kenya
KNH Deputy Chief Dental Technologist Jobs in Kenya Kenyatta National Hospital is a government state corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare.
The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions.
Deputy Chief Dental Technologist
Reporting to the Head of Department, Dentistry, the Deputy Chief Dental Technologist will be responsible for planning and coordination of dental services in the Hospital.
Duties and Responsibilities
Performing dental prosthesis.
Adjusting devices for people who have lost teeth or need to correct the appearance and performance of their teeth.
Constructing plastic dentures or implants.
Reconstructing the face of people damaged by accidents or diseases.
Designing, implementing and evaluating training programmes.
Coordinating the designing of appliances/ prostheses required in dentistry.
Assessing patient’s needs in relation to the appliances/prostheses.
Providing specifications for procurement of dental equipment and materials.
Training, counseling, guiding and mentoring staff and students.
Arranging and clasping teeth for new wire or cast chrome partials.
Banding wire for clasping and making soldered rests for partial dentures.
Coordinating construction of new dental appliances by selecting and setting up acrylic or porcelain teeth using dental wax, articulator, and various waxing instruments according to dentist’s prescription.
Fabricating base plates and wax bite rims.
Recording bite relations on dental articulators.
Grinding, smoothing, and polishing dental prosthetics using finishing burrs and grinding equipment.
Operating and maintaining a variety of dental laboratory tools and equipment such as trimmers, grinders, lathes, articulators, and cleaning devices; and
Maintaining, recording, preparing reports, and conducting correspondence relative to the work.
Qualifications and Experience
Master’s degree in Dental Technology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Technology from a recognized institution or its equivalent.
A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
Certificate in leadership/management course.
Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability.
Registration with the professional/Regulatory body.
Certificate in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
Complied with the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; KNH Deputy Chief Dental Technologist Jobs in Kenya
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