Community Oral Health Officer at Canon Medical Hospital

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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessing dental condition and needs of patients using patient screening and monitoring procedures.
  • Analysing x-rays and evaluates dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting.
  • Taking, developing and mounting radiographs as well as trace radiographs required for corrective treatment
  • Undertaking general treatment and care for teeth and tissue problems using specified equipment and tools and established dental hygienist procedures.
  • Full mouth scaling, polishing and prophylaxis to remove plaque and stains ensuring that sterile conditions are maintained.
  • Filling-in cavities, rebuild broken teeth, replace missing teeth, and remove unnecessary or severely damaged teeth.
  • Treat and help to prevent gum disease.
  • Reducing simple fractures of the jaws.
  • Providing patient education on dental care and write prescriptions for patients
  • Taking and making impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts/models.
  • Documenting patient dental history and/or chief complaints and/or observations
  • Documenting lab procedures and ensure follow up on results.
  • Supervising staff and clinic processes concerning dental department
  • Manage the dental department to achieve local and international standards.
  • Recommending and ordering dental materials, equipment and instruments ensuring they are cost effective and maintain proper bookkeeping of the same.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new developments within the profession maintaining patient dental records.
  • Adherence to the company’s policies on IPC, SOPs, HR, SECURITY etc.
  • Ensuring that established procedures are adhered to in order to maintain quality assurance in delivery of oral health services.
  • Ensuring all procedures are correctly billed to capture revenue.
  • Maintaining stock control procedures for the dental services to ensure accountability
  • Prepare and submit reports on dental services and activities on a daily basis

Education, Experience & Skills

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy Hospital.
  • Diploma in Community Oral Health with valid practicing license
  • Excellent communication skills – English and Kiswahili
  • BLS Certification will be an added advantag

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