Tenwek Hospital Dental Officer Jobs in Kenya

Tenwek Hospital Dental Officer Jobs in Kenya


Role Summary:

  • Reporting to the Head of Dental Services, the holder of the position will glorify God through excellence in dental and oral health care and by teaching, mentoring and learning with others the principles of general dentistry.

    The right candidate will be required to:

  • Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities.

  • Correcting bite issues and overcrowding.

  • Prescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.

  • Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior to administering treatments. Ensuring the safe administration of anesthetics.

  • Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, and Interpreting x-rays and diagnostic tests.

  • Keeping records relating to the oral the health of patients and the treatments given to them.

  • Meeting with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better dental hygiene.

  • Educate patients on preventive dental care and oral health care.

  • Apply sealants to teeth and bleach and polish teeth for color restoration.

  • Use dental instruments safely to avoid accidents.

  • Ensure that the work area is maintained safe, clean and organized.

  • Follow standard dentistry procedures and comply with company policies.

  • Evaluate the patient’s
    dental health and prescribe medications.

  • Stay abreast with latest developments and techniques in the dental field.

  • Work with office staffs in managing patient appointments and scheduling.

    Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors in Dental Surgery (BDS) from a recognized institution.

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.

  • Registration with KMPDB and this year’s retention certificate.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of dental procedures, tools, and diagnostics.

  • Computer literate.

  • Knowledge of relevant legislations.

  • Knowledge of professional standards.

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, professionalism, a commitment to lead by example and dedication to the mission of Tenwek Hospital.

  • Superb judgment, problem-solving and cognitive skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • A committed christian.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Tenwek Hospital Dental Officer Jobs in Kenya


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