Community Oral Health Officer Job in Kenya

Community Oral Health
Officer

Job
responsibilities

Screening patients, reviewing a patient’s oral health history
and offering appropriate brushing and flossing techniques.

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 area.


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 from a recognized
institution

Registered and licenced by the board
Ability to build relationships, a good team player, good
communication and interpersonal skills

Applications to be sent
to 
hr@runeemahospital.org

by 10th January, 2023.

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