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COHO – (Community Oral Health Officer)

Caremax Health is a US-Diaspora Health Initiative and your one-stop-shop out-patient facility that offers a wide range of services to meet clients’ needs in a holistic manner. Caremax Health with two locations, Gateway Mall, along Mombasa Rd & Juja Mall along Thika Rd.  We are seeking to recruit capable, motivated and resolute professional to fill the following positions; 4 Dental Assistants (COHOs) works under the supervision of a licensed dentist(s) at Caremax to provide quality oral health services

Responsibilities

  • Prepares treatment room for patient 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 patient.
  • 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 – a good listener.  

How to Apply

If you are interested and meet the requirements, apply before the close of business on 30th Oct 2020

Interested candidates should send a copy of CV with three referees of who two (2) should be professional to [email protected], quoting the job title. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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