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We are looking for individuals to fill the following position.

Job Title: Community Oral Health Officer (COHO)

Location: Oyugis

Job Type: Full Time

Main Purpose: The COHO will be responsible with handling all oral health matters for all our clients according to the stipulated procedures.

Responsibilities 

  • Examine patients’ teeth and mouth.
  • Assess dental condition and needs of patients using patient screening and monitoring procedures.
  • Analyze x-rays and evaluate dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting.
  • Take, 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 dental hygienist procedures.
  • Clean teeth using brushes, and polishers to remove plaque and stains ensuring that sterile conditions are maintained
  • Fill in cavities, rebuild broken teeth, replace missing teeth, and remove unnecessary or severely damaged teeth.
  • Treat and help to prevent gum disease.
  • Provide instruction on dental care and write prescriptions for patients
  • Make impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts
  • Document patient dental history and/or chief complaints and/or observations
  • Supervise staff and clinic processes

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma in Community Health
  • Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience in a busy hospital.
  • Registered as a Community Oral Health Officer with the regulatory body.
  • Valid Practicing License.
  • Must have a work permit and license to practice in Kenya if a foreigner from KMPD Board
  • Analytical and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail
  • Able and willing to work outside normal hours when necessary

How to Apply

Send applications to [email protected];

Applications to reach us before close of business 06/03/2020.

Remember to quote the job title as Community Oral Health Officer COHO on the email Subject.

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