Pearl Healthcare Community Oral Health Officer (COHO) – Nyahururu – Jobs in Kenya

The successful candidate shall provide high quality dental care to our patients while observing the acceptable standards of operation.

Responsibilities
Examine patients’ teeth and mouth.
Document patient dental history and/or chief complaints and/or observations
Assess dental condition and needs of patients using patient screening and monitoring procedures.
Analyse x-rays and evaluate dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting.
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
Inventory management of equipment and supplies at the dental unit. This includes preparing orders as needed to avoid stock outs.
Maintain a record of day–to–day activities of the dental unit and prepare regular reports as needed.

Skills required:
Exceptional customer service and organizational skills.
Strong problem solving and sound judgment skills.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Community Oral Health from a reputable institution
Registration by Oral Health Association of Kenya (OHAK)/ Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC)
At least one year of work experience
Good Communications skills
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their applications which include a detailed CV, cover letter, contacts of 3 references and salary expectation via email to info@pearlhospital.co

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