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

    Job Purpose

  • 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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