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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
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    Community Oral Health Officer/Dentist

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assessing dental condition and needs of patients using patient screening and monitoring procedures.
    • Analysing x-rays and evaluate dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting.
    • Taking, developing and mounting radiographs as well as trace radiographs required for corrective treatment
    • Prepare and submit reports on dental services and activities on a daily basis.
    • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
    • Perform oral examination and charting, cleaning of teeth and polishing.
    • Perform simple extractions, place fissure sealants, and apply topical fluorides and temporary fillings.
    • Undertaking general treatment and care for teeth and tissue problems using specified equipment and tools and established dental hygienist procedures.
    • Full mouth scaling, polishing and prophylaxis to remove plaque and stains ensuring that sterile conditions are maintained.
    • Filling-in cavities, rebuild broken teeth, replace missing teeth, and remove unnecessary or severely damaged teeth.
    • Treat and help to prevent gum disease.
    • Reducing simple fractures of the jaws.
    • Providing patient education on dental care and write prescriptions for patients
    • Taking and making impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts/models.
    • Documenting lab procedures and ensure follow up on results.
    • Supervising staff and clinic processes concerning dental department
    • Manage the dental department to achieve local and international standards.
    • Recommending and ordering dental materials, equipment and instruments ensuring they are cost effective and maintain proper bookkeeping of the same.
    • Ensuring that established procedures are adhered to in order to maintain quality assurance in delivery of oral health services.
    • Ensuring all procedures are correctly billed to capture revenue.
    • 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.

    Education, Experience & Skills

    • Must possess a Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from a recognized university in Kenya or a Diploma in Community Oral Health with valid practicing license
    • Must be registered and have a valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council or Registered as a Community Oral Health Officer with the regulatory body.
    • At least Two (2) years post internship experience in a busy Dental clinic/hospital.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills and willingness to provide leadership.
    • Self-driven personality, honesty and integrity
    • Excellent communication skills
    • BLS Certification will be an added advantage

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