Community Oral Health Officer Job in Kenya

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital

Job Advertisement: Community Oral Health Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares a treatment room for patients by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Screening patients, reviewing a patient’s oral health history and teaching appropriate brushing and flossing techniques. In addition, welcoming, comforting, and draping patients.
  • Perform oral examination and charting, cleaning of teeth and polishing.
  • Perform simple extractions, place fissure sealants, and apply topical fluorides and temporary fillings.
  • Use dental X-ray machines to take dental radiographs and develop the film for the dentist’s analysis.
  • Review pre-operative settings and make sure that the dentist has what is required to carry out dental procedures; i.e. provide necessary help to the dentist, including mixing materials, trimming, and polishing dental casts.
  • Implements and adheres to infection prevention protocols including autoclaving instruments after use, cleaning the dental procedures’ space and storage of the clean.
  • Maintain a record of day-to-day activities of the dental unit and prepare regular reports as needed.
  • Inventory management of equipment and supplies at the dental unit. This includes preparing orders as needed to avoid stock outs.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Community oral health / Dentistry or equivalent from a reputable institution.
  • Current practicing certificate.
  • At least 2 years of relevant clinical experience.
  • Good verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

Applications to be send to hr@runeemahospital.org.

The applications to reach us not later than 11th December, 2020


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Updated: November 27, 2020 — 12:31 pm