Community Oral Health Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Caremax Health is a US-Diaspora Health Initiative and your 'one-stop-shop out-patient facility' that offers a wide range of services aimed at meeting patient needs in a holistic manner. We are located at Juja City Mall along Thika Road & Gateway mall Mombasa Rd, Opposite SGR. We are seeking to recruit capable, motivated and resolute professionals to fill the following;Community Oral Health OfficerDuties and 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.Required Skills:Requirements 1. Diploma in Community oral health/Dentistry or equivalent from a reputable institution.2. Current practicing certificate.3. At least 2 years of relevant clinical experience.4. Good verbal communication skills – a good listener.

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