Description

Job Summary

St. Francis Community Hospital invites qualified applicants for the above vacant position.

Minimum Qualification: Diploma

Experience Level: Entry level

Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description/Requirements

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessing dental condition and needs of patients using patient screening and monitoring procedures.
  • Analyzing x-rays and evaluate 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.
  • Identifying priorities and implementing care based on individual patients’ needs and sound nursing judgment.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in community oral health from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of at least TWO YEARS of verifiable professional experience
  • Registered by the Kenya Dental Technologist Board
  • Good communication and professional skills
  • Excellent computer skills

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply through email; 1recruitment@stfrancishospital.or.ke stating their overall suitability for the position together with a detailed CV that clearly addresses the ability to perform the key responsibilities. (Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.)
  • Deadline for receiving applications will be 14th March, 2021.