Community Oral health Officer

Date Posted: Oct. 13, 2022, 7:46 a.m.

Caramex Health

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  2. Screening patients, reviewing a patient's oral health history and teaching appropriate brushing and flossing techniques. In addition, welcoming, comforting, and draping patient.
  3. Perform oral examination and charting, cleaning of teeth and polishing.
  4. Perform simple extractions, place fissure sealants, and apply topical fluorides and temporary fillings.
  5. Use dental X-ray machines to take dental radiographs and develop the film for the dentist's analysis.
  6. 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.
  7. Implements and adheres to infection prevention protocols including autoclaving instruments after use, cleaning the dental procedures’ space and storage of the clean.
  8. Maintain a record of day-to-day activities of the dental unit and prepare regular reports as needed.
  9. Inventory management of equipment and supplies at the dental unit. This includes preparing orders as needed to avoid stock outs.

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.

How To Apply

NB:   All Candidates should have their valid practicing licenses available

Interested candidates should send a copy of their updated resumes to [email protected] immediately, quoting the job title and Expected Salary as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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