Job Summary

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

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Location: Rongai 

Main Purpose

  • The COHO will be responsible with handling all oral health matters for all our clients according to the stipulated procedures.
  • Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • 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
Job Requirements

  • 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
  • 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.
Deadline for application: 26th September, 2019.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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