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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
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    Africare is one of the most experienced and largest African-American led non-profit international development organizations, and we are leaders in development assistance to Africa. Since our founding in 1970, Africare has delivered more than $1 billion in assistance to tens of millions of men, women and children across the African continent. Our almost...
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    Community Oral Health Officer - Umoja

    Core Responsibilities

    • Asses dental conditions and need of patients using defined dental patient screening and monitoring procedures
    • Analyse x-rays and evaluate dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting
    • Conduct, 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 oral health procedures
    • Conduct full mouth scaling, polish and offer prophylaxis to remove plaque and stains to ensure that sterile conditions are maintained
    • Fill-in cavities, rebuild broken teeth, replace missing teeth, and remove unnecessary or severely damaged teeth
    • Treat and assist patients to prevent gum disease through the dental services
    • Reduce simple fractures of the jaws 
    • Provide patient education on dental care
    • Develop patients’ teeth impressions for study casts/models
    • Document patient dental history and/or chief complaints and/or observations; including laboratory procedures and ensure follow up on results
    • Perform dental processes to achieve local and international standards
    • Manage and maintain dental department inventory; consumables, equipment and instruments. Maintain stock control procedures for the dental services to ensure accountability.
    • Be up-to-date with new dental sphere developments within the profession
    • Enforce adherence to the established company’s policies and procedures in order to maintain quality assurance in delivery of oral health services


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Diploma in Community Oral Health.
    • Registered by the oral health association of Kenya(OHAK)
    • Valid annual practice license


    • 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy Hospital.

    Technical skills/Leadership competencies

    • BLS Certification
    • Proficiency in computer application packages
    • Wide knowledge of the health industry
    • Proven leadership, communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills

    Method of Application

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