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  • Posted: May 15, 2020
    Deadline: May 20, 2020
  • Tharaka Nithi County is one of the forty seven (47) counties in Kenya. It borders the Counties of Embu to the South and South West, Meru to the North and North East, Kirinyiga and Nyeri to the West and Kitui to the East and South East. The county lies between latitude 000 07′ and 000 26′ South and between longitudes 370...
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    Community Oral Health Officer

    Positions:  two (2) Posts


    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (Plain) and C (Plain) in English/ Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences and C-(Minus) grade in either chemistry, physics/physical sciences, mathematics or general sciences; and
    • Diploma in Community Oral Health from Kenya Medical Training College or its equivalent from a recognized


    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;

    • participation in oral health demonstrations, exhibitions and giving lectures to communities and schools;
    • collecting data for fluoride testing in water samples, analyzing and interpreting results and advisisng the relevant authorities accordingly;
    • diagnosis and treatment of common dental conditions;
    • Temporary and permanent dental restorations;
    • reducing simple fractures of jaws;
    • extractions and disimpactions;
    • drainage of dental abscess, suturing to stop bleeding; and
    • prescription of analgesics and anti-biotics.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their hand delivery applications to the County Public Service Board Office at Tharaka Nithi County headquarters, Kathwana so as to be received on or before 20th May, 2020 at 5.00PM


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