Community Oral Health Officer Job at Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital, Nairobi

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital

Community Oral Health Officer


  • 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
  • Supervise staff and clinic processes


  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma in Community Health
  • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Registered as a Community Oral Health Officer with the regulatory body.
  • Valid Practicing License.

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The applications to reach us by 24th March, 2020.

Health and Medical
Updated: March 11, 2020 — 4:18 am