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  • Posted: Mar 15, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 3, 2023
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    KNH has turned 115 years and it had its Centenary Celebration in 2001. The Hospital was built to fulfill the role of being a National Referral and Teaching Hospital, as well as to provide medical research environment. Established in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40, KNH became a State Corporation in 1987 with a Board of Management and is at the apex of the ...
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    Dental Specialist II (Paediatric)

    Job Purpose

    An officer at this level will be responsible to a Head of Dentistry Department in provision of specialized dental services in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performing specific paediatric dental procedures; restorative, comprehensive oral health management of children and special needs persons, minor and oral surgery:
    • Providing health education and promotion;
    • Supervising, training and coaching of Dental Officers, Dental Interns and students;
    • Being on call to review, manage patients and undertaking medico-legal duties which include filling of P.3forms;
    • Undertaking dental examinations, age assessment, and writing dental reports;
    • Conducting outreach community oral health services;
    • Ensuring annual work plans are adhered to;
    • Educating and creating awareness on prevention of dental diseases and dental health;
    • Maintaining of a dental health information system; and
    • Coordinating capacity building and development.

    Qualification and Experience

    • Masters of Dental Surgery degree in Pediatrics or equivalent qualification from institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
    • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
    • Specialist recognition certificate as a Dental Specialist Paediatric from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board. However, those that have finished Masters of Dental Surgery and are undergoing the pre-KMPDC registration attachment are encouraged to apply.
    • Registration certificate by the Medical Practitioners and DentistsBoard.
    • Valid practicing license by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
    • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register;
    • Professional Indemnity Cover.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants who meet the requirements are requested to download and fill the application form. The application form together with a detailed C.V listing the qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or before 3rd April, 2023   to the address below:-

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta National Hospital
    P.O Box 20723-00202

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